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OVER-THE-COUNTER DRUG

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does over-the-counter drug mean? 

OVER-THE-COUNTER DRUG (noun)
  The noun OVER-THE-COUNTER DRUG has 1 sense:

1. a drug that is sold without a prescription

  Familiarity information: OVER-THE-COUNTER DRUG used as a noun is very rare.


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OVER-THE-COUNTER DRUG (noun)


Sense 1over-the-counter drug [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A drug that is sold without a prescription

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

over-the-counter drug; over-the-counter medicine

Hypernyms ("over-the-counter drug" is a kind of...):

medicament; medication; medicinal drug; medicine ((medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease)

Antonym:

prescription drug (a drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacist)


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