How Do You Spell OTC?

The term "OTC" is often used to refer to over-the-counter medications. Its spelling is based on the initialisms for its three words: "over," "the," and "counter." In terms of pronunciation, "OTC" is typically pronounced as "oh-tee-see," with each letter pronounced individually, and a schwa sound used for the "e" in "the." This spelling allows for clear communication and identification of this type of medication, which can be purchased without a prescription from a healthcare provider.

Top Common Misspellings for OTC *

  • ot 72.7272727%
  • aotc 18.1818181%

* The statistics data for these misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.

Other Common Misspellings for OTC

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7 words made out of letters OTC

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