proprietary medicine n.
A medicinal compound whose formula and often mode of manufacture are owned by an individual or a corporation under a trademark or patent.
A proprietary medicine is a non-secret compound which is marketed under the maker's name.
With the manufacturer of a proprietary medicine, however, things are different.
"Here's peace and quiet in the proprietary medicine business," she said, and drank.
proprietary medicine dealers are putting all sorts of compounds of wine with iron, bark, etc., on the market with the same idea.
If the popular advertising could be reduced, we should soon have much less of the proprietary medicine evil.
The tall scaffoldings of proprietary medicine bottles in the drug shops are of paper.
We are sometimes in danger of being too optimistic regarding the results of the propaganda for reform in proprietary medicine.