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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Sold legally without a physician's prescription; over-the-counter: nonprescription drugs.

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  • adj. not requiring a prescription; over-the-counter

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. able to be sold legally without a doctor's prescription; over-the-counter; -- of medicinal drugs. Opposite of prescription.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. purchasable without a doctor's prescription


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  • It's the fifth time that the New Brunswick, N.J.-based company has recalled nonprescription medicines because of consumer complaints about an unpleasant odor.

    J&J again recalls Tylenol for moldy smell - Yahoo! Finance

  • Sales of animal health products rose 7 percent, to $815 million, and sales of consumer products such as nonprescription allergy pill Claritin climbed 8 percent to $251 million.

  • Caveat: Researchers were unable to measure some factors that might affect the association between levothyroxine and fracture risk, including body mass index, family history, smoking, caffeine or alcohol use and nonprescription drug use.

    Finding the Pathways to a Cause of Tinnitus

  • But FSA funds may still be used for other, nonprescription medical items such as crutches, contact-lens solution or a wig after chemotherapy, if the individual plan allows it, notes Melissa Labant of the AICPA.

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  • The next time you decide to gulp down a few of those nonprescription drugs know this: all pain relievers -- whether sold by prescription or over-the-counter -- can pose risks.

    Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.: Over-the-Counter Pain Relief: Caution, Common Sense on All Drugs

  • ______ Your uneventful plot might be just the missive to bundle with nonprescription sleep aids to increase their efficacy, using your gift of unmitigated dullness to bring prosperity to the OTC market.


  • Still, if loratadine doesn't relieve your allergy symptoms, nonprescription Allegra could be an option to consider, along with cetirizine Zyrtec and generic, another related—but more expensive—antihistamine available without a prescription.

    Allergy drug Allegra goes OTC

  • GlaxoSmithKline said it plans to sell off the nonprescription diet-pill brand Alli, along with a clutch of other over-the-counter brands.

    What's News: Business & Finance

  • Four years after launching the nonprescription diet pill Alli with much fanfare and a heavy marketing budget, U.K. drug maker GlaxoSmithKline PLC on Thursday said that it plans to sell off the drug along with a clutch of other over-the-counter brands.

    Glaxo to Shed Its OTC Diet Drug, Alli

  • Alli is a weaker, nonprescription version of the prescription drug Xenical, which is marketed by Roche Holding AG.

    Glaxo to Shed Its OTC Diet Drug, Alli


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