Is lactulose over the counter?
It is over the counter in the US and in Canada. Cannot vouch for other countries.
No, the term 'over the counter' is a compound adjective or a compound adverb. The adjective 'over the counter' is used to describe a noun. Example: My insurance doesn't cover over the counter medicines. The adverb 'over the counter' is used to modify a verb, an adjective, or another adverb. Example: It can be purchased over the counter without a prescription.
Over the counter medication allows people to freely acquire medications that they may need without having to wait for a prescription. Now, you definitely can't go to a pharmacy and get over the counter Vicodin, which is a very strong pain killer, but if you need some Aspirin or Tylenol, you can easily pick it up over the counter. Any medication you cannot acquire freely, over the counter, such as Vicodin, is known as under…
Some of the conditions that doxycycline is used to treat, like acne, can also be treated by over the counter medications. There are no over the counter medicines that would replicate the antibacterial action so if you were prescribed doxycycline for a serious infection there is no over the counter alternative.
No, the term 'over the counter' is not a noun at all. The term 'over the counter' is a compound adjective, a word used to describe a noun. The adjective 'over the counter' is used to describe medicine that can be purchased without a prescription or stocks not transacted through an organized securities exchange.