Definition of Over-the-counter drug

1. Noun. A drug that is sold without a prescription.




Definition of Over-the-counter drug

1. Noun. (pharmacology) A medicine that may be sold without a prescription. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Over-the-counter Drug

over-eggs
over-embellished
over-greedy
over-hedging
over-illumination
over-insolently
over-old
over-polite
over-rate
over-rated
over-refine
over-ridden
over-ripe
over-the-counter
over-the-counter(a)
over-the-counter drug (current term)
over-the-counter drugs
over-the-counter market
over-the-counter medicine
over-the-hill
over-the-shoulder bombing
over-the-shoulder boulder holder
over-the-shoulder boulder holders
over-the-top
over-the-topness
over-under
over-zealous
over a barrel
over again
over and above

Literary usage of Over-the-counter drug

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Code of Federal Regulations by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"182 over-the-counter drug products intended for oral ingestion that contain alcohol 197 Over-the-counter (OTC) human drugs which are generally recognized as ..."

2. Preliminary Estimates from the Drug Abuse Warning Network, 1995 by Linda McCaig (1998)
"ANNUAL TRENDS IN PRESCRIPTION AND over-the-counter drug-RELATED EPISODES DAWN also reports on cases involving the nonmedical use of legal drugs. о ..."

3. Food and Drug Administration: Decision Process to Deny Initial Application by Marcia Crosse (2006)
"... it notifies the Office of Drug Evaluation V and its Division of Over-the-Counter Drug Products, which has relevant expertise in OTC drug products. ..."

4. Drug Lag: Federal Government Decision Making by Rita Ricardo-Campbell (1976)
"They felt that this was excessive for an over-the-counter drug marketed in the United States since 1899. An FDA physician was able to force discontinuance ..."

5. Drug Identification and Testing in the Juvenile Justice System by Anne H. Crowe (1998)
"QI HAVE taken medication, a narcotic, or over-the-counter drug 72 hours prior to producing this urine specimen. I took: as prescribed for me by: Physician's ..."

6. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21, Food and Drugs, PT. 200-299, Revised by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"(c) The label for over-the-counter drug products intended for human use administered orally, nasally, rectally, or vaginally containing FD&C Yellow No. ..."

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