george
Would you mind writing the differences between each of them

Over the counter medicine 

patent medicine

May 20, 2019 8:31 AM
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Over the counter medicine is one you can buy in a chemists or a pharmacy that does not require a doctors prescription.  It should be effective with scientific background and research that proves its efficacy.


Patent Medicine has been "patented" that is an element of its design has a patent connected to it.  It does not mean that it works, after all, "patent applied for" does not mean anything more than a document has been filed.  Historically even the term Patent did not mean that a patent had been applied for merely that it was a branded product.


So the critical difference is 1) it works, 2) who knows?

May 20, 2019
george
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