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Designation of a pharmaceutical product that can be purchased at a pharmacy or drug store and used by the patient in consultation with the pharmacist without a prescription from a doctor. OTC is an abbreviation of “Over The Counter,” and refers to provision of pharmaceutical products for sale by the pharmacist over his or her counter to the customer (source: the Japan Self-Medication Industry website).


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