Definition of 'over the counter'
Example sentences containing 'over the counter'
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An amazing number of effective treatments are now available to buy over the counter, without prescription. The Sun (2016)Until recently the most potent were available over the counter without a prescription. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Other medicines being considered for switching from prescription to over the counter use include drugs for treating high blood pressure, asthma, arthritis and some infections. The Sun (2006)
What effect do over-the-counter drugs have on illness? An Introduction to Community Health (1995)There are some over-the-counter drugs that can help with the neurological trigger. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Take care over importing some prescription and over-the-counter drugs too. The Sun (2010)Some over-the-counter drugs and medications cause a rash in people who are allergic to them. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Most of the soaps recommended for acne are over-the-counter drugs. Take Care of Your Skin (1990)The stores offer personalised healthcare as well as dispensing prescriptions and over-the-counter medicines. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The figure for over-the-counter medicines was much higher. The Sun (2009)Did they accidentally take an over-the-counter remedy or something? Times, Sunday Times (2006)So finding an over-the-counter product that can do just as well is good news for women. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is made entirely from over-the-counter products. The Sun (2011)Many of us buy over-the-counter drugs regularly without being aware of the distinction that is made between them and cosmetics. Take Care of Your Skin (1990)Drivers who take common over-the-counter or prescription medicines are being warned that they could fail the proposed roadside drug tests. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Can over-the-counter drugs improve my stamina, memory and overall exam performance? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Don't expect over-the-counter products to make any difference. Times, Sunday Times (2010)If it is a cosmetic and not an over-the-counter drug, it has not received approval for safety and efficacy. Take Care of Your Skin (1990)Millions of people misuse over-the-counter and prescription drugs each year, resulting in a waste of valuable resources and unnecessary medical expense. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)He said he often supplied over-the-counter medicines, but accepted that he had sometimes breached regulations by supplying drugs without valid prescriptions. Times, Sunday Times (2014)QA What is the best over-the-counter remedy for indigestion? Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is the only over-the-counter weight loss product approved by the FDA. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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