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Misuse of OTC medicine sales

Published: June 16, 2016 20:38:17 | Updated: October 24, 2017 08:30:05


Misuse of OTC medicine sales

WE often see people buying various medicines from pharmacies without a doctor's prescription.

This is a risky practice and should be avoided as far as possible. The practice is riskier for people who buy antibiotics from medicine shops without consulting a doctor.

In medical terminology this is called over the counter sales or OTC.

OTC is very restricted in the developed countries and any violation of OTC rules is punishable under law.
Farhan
Mohakhali, Dhaka
 

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