Canada: Regulation of non-prescription drugs
Find out how non-prescription drugs are regulated and licensed.
Non-prescription drugs, also called over-the-counter drugs, are health products that can be bought without a doctor’s prescription.
Canada regulates non-prescription drugs to:
- make sure they’re safe to use
- reduce health risks to Canadians
For more information go to https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/self-care-regulation-non-prescription-drugs.html#s1