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Descriptor in English: Nonprescription Drugs
Descriptor in Spanish: Medicamentos sin Prescripción
Descriptor in Portuguese: Medicamentos sem Prescrição
Descriptor in French: Médicaments sans ordonnance
Entry term(s): Drugs, Non Prescription
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Drugs, Nonprescription
Drugs, OTC
Drugs, Over-the-Counter
Medicines, Patent
Non Prescription Drugs
Non-Prescription Drugs
OTC Drugs
Over the Counter Drugs
Over-the-Counter Drugs
Patent Medicines
Tree number(s): D26.530
VS2.002.001.006
Scope note: Medicines that can be sold legally without a DRUG PRESCRIPTION.
Annotation: entry term OVER-THE-COUNTER DRUGS: BEHIND-THE-COUNTER DRUGS is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
History Note: 2009(1973)
DeCS UI: 4424
Descriptor UI: D004366
Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Nonprescription Drugs - Preferred
Concept UI M0006860
Scope note Medicines that can be sold legally without a DRUG PRESCRIPTION.
Preferred term Nonprescription Drugs
Entry term(s) Drugs, Non Prescription
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Drugs, Nonprescription
Drugs, OTC
Drugs, Over-the-Counter
Medicines, Patent
Non Prescription Drugs
Non-Prescription Drugs
OTC Drugs
Over the Counter Drugs
Over-the-Counter Drugs
Patent Medicines



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