Important Things to Remember about Over the Counter Antibiotics

Over the counter antibiotics are basically medicines that you can buy at the local pharmacy without a doctor’s prescription on hand.  However, there are actually many countries, especially the more developed ones, that have much stricter rules and regulations on such over the counter antibiotics.  The thing is, these more developed countries do not actually allow any customer to easily buy off over the counter antibiotics at the local pharmacy, which means that they are still asked by the pharmacist to show them a doctor’s prescription saying that they are really in need of one or more of those over the counter antibiotics.

There are actually many reasons as to why many countries impose stricter rules on these so-called over the counter antibiotics. Some of them are: