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Medical English Exercise | Topic: ESL for Pharmacy/Pharmacists 2

Whether you're a pharmacist, work in a pharmacy/drugstore, or a customer, this exercise will make communication easier by teaching you the right vocabulary. Although it's meant for ESL students, it'll be useful to anyone who wants to practice this specialized vocabulary.

(Choose the best response for each one)

1. A company that produces drugs/medicine is called a __________________________ company.

2. If you've had a __________________________ to these pills in the past I don't recommend you take them again.
  bad feeling
  bad reaction

3. Are you __________________________ taking any other medication?
  right now

4. You can __________________________ your prescription online or by telephone.
  react to

5. I just want to make sure there are no __________________________ with other medication you might be taking.

6. In the United States and Canada, there are many __________________________ pharmacies. You can pick up your prescription without even getting out of your car!

7. A negative reaction = An __________________________ reaction

8. __________________________ medicine is medicine that you can buy without a prescription.
  On demand

9. Are their any potential __________________________ ( = problems) from using the medications together?

10. Your prescription usually includes your doctor's __________________________ on how and when to take a medication.

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