Definition of Over-the-counter medicine

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




Lexicographical Neighbors of Over-the-counter Medicine

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
over-the-counter drugs
over-the-counter market
over-the-counter medicine (current term)
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
over and out
over and over
over and over again

Literary usage of Over-the-counter medicine

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

1. Brutality Unchecked: Human Rights Abuses Along the U. S. Border with Mexico by Human Rights Watch (Organization, Americas Watch Committee (U.S.), Human Rights Watch (Organization) (1992)
"... a highly contagious skin condition caused by parasitic mites and readily treated with over-the-counter medicine, was prevalent among detainees.185 Only ..."

2. Medicaid Section 1115 Waivers: Flexible Approach to Approving Demonstrations by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"The state attributes the low priority attached to these services to the availability of over-the-counter medicine, to the fact that individuals get better ..."

3. Impact of the Anthrax Vaccine Program on Reserve and National Guard Units edited by Christopher Shays (1999)
"... to self-medicate because of the physiological effects in a demanding and stressful environment ie no aspirin or strong over the counter medicine, etc. ..."

4. Seven Days of the Scepter by J T Watz (2007)
""Clear your throat before talking and mention how the over-the-counter medicine you're taking has been knocking you out. Do not get into a long conversation ..."

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