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Pharmacies & Medicines. EL Civics Objective 30 ESL Department Mt. San Antonio College. What’s in a Pharmacy?. Picture captured from Heinle Picture Dictionary (Thomson Heinle) software. You should have a copy of the software to use it. Tablet, capsule, pill.

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Pharmacies & Medicines

EL Civics Objective 30

ESL Department

Mt. San Antonio College


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What’s in a Pharmacy?


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Picture captured from Heinle Picture Dictionary (Thomson Heinle)

software. You should have a copy of the software to use it.

Tablet, capsule, pill

Pharmacist, prescription, warning label, prescription medicine, throat lozenges,

ice pack, antacid, over-the-counter medicine, cough syrup, cough drops,

first aid kit, hydrogen peroxide, vitamins


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What question is the man asking the pharmacist?

What is the pharmacist saying?


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What questions can you ask a pharmacist?

  • How _________ can I take this?

  • Is there a ___________ brand of this medicine?

  • Are there any side ________?

  • Should I take this ________ food?

  • What is the correct _______ for children?

  • Will this make me ___________? Can I drive after taking this medicine?

  • Other questions? _______


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What’s on

a prescription?


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What’s on this prescription?

Phy_________’s business name, address & phone number

__________’s name

Patient’s date of ______

Name of ________

How many _______

Dosage/

How _____ to take

_______’s name


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What do you think this prescription is for?

Is it a real prescription?


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What is the patient’s

name?

Which doctor wrote

the prescription?

What medicines are

on the prescription?


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What medicines are

listed?

What is the dosage

for each?

When should each

medicine be taken?

What is the

doctor’s name?


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What “medicine” is this prescription for?

Who is the “doctor”?

What are the directions?

How many refills?

Is it a real prescription?


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Let’s Practice

We have several prescription bottles.

Let’s read them and answer these questions:

  • What doctor wrote this prescription?

  • What is the name of the medicine?

  • Is it a capsule, a tablet, or a liquid?

  • How much does the patient take?

  • How often does the patient take it?

  • When should we throw away the medicine?


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