Definition of Over-the-counter medicine
1. Noun. A drug that is sold without a prescription.
Generic synonyms: Medicament, Medication, Medicinal Drug, Medicine
Antonyms: Prescription Drug, Prescription Medicine
Lexicographical Neighbors of Over-the-counter Medicine
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 ..."