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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.





QUESTIONS:
(Choose the best response for each one)


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

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

3. Are you __________________________ taking any other medication?
  right now
  currently/presently
  present/current

4. You can __________________________ your prescription online or by telephone.
  re-order
  rearrange
  react to

5. I just want to make sure there are no __________________________ with other medication you might be taking.
  interaction(s)
  prescription(s)
  refills

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

7. A negative reaction = An __________________________ reaction
  adverse
  awesome
  adept

8. __________________________ medicine is medicine that you can buy without a prescription.
  Over-the-counter
  On demand
  Overpriced

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

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

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