Medicine is a compound or preparation used for the treatment or prevention of disease, especially a drug or drugs taken by mouth.



1 aspirin 6 cough drops 10 eye drops 14 pill
2 cold tablets 7 throat lozenges 11 ointment 15 tablet
3 vitamins 8 antacid tablets 12 cream /creme 16 capsule
4 cough syrup 9 decongestant spray/ nasal spray 13 lotion 17 caplet
5 non-aspirin pain 18 teaspoon
reliever 19 tablespoon

Traditionally medicine (drugs) were obtained through extraction from medicinal plants, but more recently also by organic synthesis. Pharmaceutical drug may be used for a limited duration, or on a regular basis for chronic disorders.


A. What did the doctor say?
B. She /He told me to take

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