Episode 3

Why are some medications prescription-only, while others are over the counter (OTC)? Are the OTC equivalents of prescription medications?

Nicole and Jez discuss the classification criteria for medications, and why OTC medications are not always the best choice instead of a vet visit or a prescription.

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