- (of drugs, medication, etc.) legally available for purchase without a doctor's prescription; over-the-counter.
Origin of nonprescription
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Examples from the Web for nonprescription
The sheriff said a search had turned up no nonprescription drugs, and no unusual amounts of prescription medicines.The Strange and Mysterious Death of Mrs. Jerry Lee Lewis
Richard Ben Cramer
January 11, 2014
- Sold legally without a physician's prescription; over-the-counter.
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