Nov 10, 2016
By Valerie Massie
What does it mean when there’s no a prescription is no longer required for a medication? Or, when your trusted therapy suddenly moves behind the counter? Prescription and over-the-counter switches are more common than you might know – and these changes can affect everything from product availability to what’s covered by your insurance plan. Billy Cheung of the Ontario Pharmacists Association talks about what happens when a medication moves from behind the dispensary counter to the pharmacy aisles, or vice versa.