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Descriptor English: Nonprescription Drugs
Descriptor Spanish: Medicamentos sin Prescripción
Descriptor Portuguese: Medicamentos sem Prescrição
Descriptor French: Médicaments sans ordonnance
Entry term(s): Drug, Non-Prescription
Drug, Nonprescription
Drug, OTC
Drug, Over-the-Counter
Drugs, Non Prescription
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Drugs, Nonprescription
Drugs, OTC
Drugs, Over-the-Counter
Medicine, Patent
Medicines, Patent
Non Prescription Drug
Non Prescription Drugs
Non-Prescription Drug
Non-Prescription Drugs
Nonprescription Drug
OTC Drug
OTC Drugs
Over the Counter Drug
Over the Counter Drugs
Over-the-Counter Drug
Over-the-Counter Drugs
Patent Medicine
Patent Medicines
Tree number(s): D26.530
VS2.002.001.006
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004366
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
Previous Indexing: Drugs (1966-1972)
Public MeSH Note: 2009; see DRUGS, NON-PRESCRIPTION 1973-2008
History Note: 2009(1973)
DeCS ID: 4424
Unique ID: D004366
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
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) Drug, Non-Prescription
Drug, Nonprescription
Drug, OTC
Drug, Over-the-Counter
Drugs, Non Prescription
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Drugs, Nonprescription
Drugs, OTC
Drugs, Over-the-Counter
Medicine, Patent
Medicines, Patent
Non Prescription Drug
Non Prescription Drugs
Non-Prescription Drug
Non-Prescription Drugs
Nonprescription Drug
OTC Drug
OTC Drugs
Over the Counter Drug
Over the Counter Drugs
Over-the-Counter Drug
Over-the-Counter Drugs
Patent Medicine
Patent Medicines



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