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Over-the-counter Drugs. Jan Bazner-Chandler RN, MSN, CNS, CPNP. OTC. Nonprescription drugs Accounts for about 60% of all medication taken. FDA approves drugs for OTC use. Proper labeling Safety and effectiveness. Classification of OTC Products. Analgesics ibuprofen – Advil, Motrin

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over the counter drugs

Over-the-counter Drugs

Jan Bazner-Chandler

RN, MSN, CNS, CPNP

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OTC
  • Nonprescription drugs
  • Accounts for about 60% of all medication taken.
  • FDA approves drugs for OTC use.
    • Proper labeling
    • Safety and effectiveness
classification of otc products
Classification of OTC Products
  • Analgesics
    • ibuprofen – Advil, Motrin
    • acetaminophen - Tylenol
    • naproxen – Aleve, Naprosyn
generic and trade

Generic and Trade

Generic written in lower case

Trade written in upper case

generic
Generic
  • Generic name: name given to a drug by the United States Adopted Names Council.
  • Shorter and simpler than chemical name.
  • Written is lower case.
trade
Trade
  • Drugs registered trademark and indicates that its commercial use is restricted to the owner of the patent.
  • Written in upper case.
itching and hives
Itching and Hives
  • Histamine blockers
    • Diphenhyramine hydrochloride - Benadryl
acid controlling drugs
Acid-controlling drugs
  • H2 Receptors
    • Cimetadine – Tagamet
    • Famotidine – Pepcid
    • Rantidine – Zantac
    • Nizatidine – Axis
smoking deterrents
Smoking Deterrents
  • nicotine polacrilex – Nicroette
  • nicotine transdermal patches – Nicoderm
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OTC
  • Topical medications
    • antibiotics
    • cortisone
    • anti-fungal
herbals and dietary supplements

Herbals and Dietary Supplements

Products taken by mouth that augment the diet

dietary supplements
Dietary Supplements
  • Vitamins
  • Minerals
  • Amino acids
  • Enzymes
  • Organ tissues
  • Metabolites
herbs
Herbs
  • Leaves
  • Bark
  • Berries
  • Roots
  • Gums
  • Seeds
  • Stems
  • Plants
non traditional medicines
Non Traditional Medicines
  • Alternative medicines – use of herbal products or nontraditional remedies
  • Complimentary medicines – use of both traditional and alternative medicine
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