Homeopathics, Supplements, OTC Medicines Overlap In Pharmacists’ ‘Over-The-Counter’ Survey
Results of U.S. News & World Report’s first “Best OTC Medicine & Health Products” survey include homeopathic formulations, supplements and non-drug topicals in same categories of indications with nonprescription pharmaceuticals.
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