Is the pill over the counter or prescription?

Answer The birth control pill is commonly referred to as "the pill." It is a prescription drug given to women to prevent pregnancy.. It cannot be purchased over the counter, however, other forms of birth ... Read More »

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How to Find Out What a Pill Is Without the Prescription Bottle?

Every pill has an imprint that can be entered into a free online pill identifier database to tell you what it is, even if you no longer have the prescription bottle.

What is the best over the counter sleeping pill?

On One Hand: Antihistamine-based Drugs CommonThe most common OTC sleeping aids, such as Sominex, Benadryl, Simply Sleep or Unisom, are antihistamines. Some like Excedrin PM or Tylenol PM combine th... Read More »

Can you buy the morning after pill over the counter?

The Plan B pill (morning after pill) is available over the counter. Nationwide distribution of the non-prescription version began on November 6, 2006. It contains a high dose of the same drug found... Read More »

What is the best over-the-counter weight loss pill?

On One Hand: Former Prescription DrugRedbook Magazine features the recently FDA-approved over-the-counter Alli in an article about effective diet pills. The site also mentio... Read More »