- Expiration Date - วันหมดอายุ - You should throw the medicine away after this date.
- Kinds of Medicine
- Liquid Medicine - ของเหลว - This is like water or syrup. It is measured in teaspoons, ounces, or milliliters (ML).
- Solid Medicine - ของแข็ง - This comes as a pill, a capsule or a tablet that you swallow or chew. It is usually measured in milligrams (MG).
- Injection - ยาฉีด - Some medicines, like insulin and vaccines, must be delivered with a needle. These are often called "shots".
- Patient - ผู้ป่วย - A sick person at a hospital or doctor's office.
- Pharmacy / Drugstore - ร้านขายยา - This is where you can buy medicine.
- Prescribing Physician - This is the doctor who told you to take (prescribed) the medicine.
- Prescription - ใบสั่งยา - This is a note from a doctor that allows you to buy medicine.
- Refills - เติม - The number of times you can buy the medicine without getting a new prescription from the doctor.
- Side Effects - ผลข้างเคียง - Some medicines might make you tired or cause other problems.
Practice Look at the picture and answer the questions.
- Where is the pharmacy located?
- What is the patient's first name?
- What is the medicine for?
- When is the last day that you can use the medicine?
- Is this medicine a liquid, solid, or injection?
- What is the physician's last name?
- How often can she take this medicine?
- How should she take this medicine?
- How many refills does she have left?
- How many capsules are in the bottle?
General medical knowledge quiz from the English Club