• FDA & OTC Drugs

    FDA & OTC Drugs

    Over-the-counter medicines (OTC)OTC is better known as non-prescription medicine or over the counter drugs. All medications bought without a physician’s prescriptions are OTC.Food and Drug AdministrationThe United States Department of Health and Human Services has a department known as FDA which stands for Food and Drug Administration. The purpose of FDA is to ensure the safety of the public health by reviewing and supervising products associated with cosmetics, medicines, vaccines, veterinary products, OTC’s, dietary supplements, and biopharmaceuticals.Regulation of OTC by FDAThe United States distribution of medicine gets... Read More