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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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 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 »

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 »

What process takes place for a drug to go from prescription to over the counter?