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ESOL 7

Health and medicine

Health and medicine    

Please click on this link for words, pictures, and audio - http://www.languageguide.org/english/vocabulary/medicine/

Please watch and listen to this video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zU0hB70ukL8


Prescription medicine - You need a prescription form a doctor to buy this.

 


 

Over-the-counter medicine - You can buy this in the pharmacy without a prescription.

                     

 


 


THE DRUG FACTS LABEL ON OVER-THE COUNTER (OTC) MEDICINES

(This example is an OTC antihistamine)

 

THE SECTIONS OF THIS “DRUG FACTS” LABEL

 

USES

 

 

WARNINGS

 

 

DIRECTIONS

 

Age?

Take ___ tablets every ___ to ___ hours; not more than ___ tablets in 24 hours.

Write down: number of tablets given; the time they were given.

 

 

OTHER INFORMATION