Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Medication"

The meaning of "Medication" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does Many medications that are over-the-counter in other countries may be available only with a doctor's prescription in the United States, and vice versa. mean?
A: "Over-the-counter" means the medication can be bought at a supermarket or other store, without needing to see a doctor. Some medications can be bought "over-the-counter" at any store, but other medications need a doctor's "prescription" (order) to buy them.

"vice versa" means "the opposite is also true" or "it goes both directions."

So, this sentence means:
"Many medications that can be bought in stores in other countries can only be bought in America if you have a doctor's permission. The opposite is also true: many medications available in America can only be bought in other countries if you have a doctor's permission."
Q: What does On medication mean?
A: if someone says that they're “on medication”, it means that they are taking medicines
Q: What does medication, dose, route, dose due, reason, mean?
A: These seem to be boxes on a form.

medication, = name of the medicine or drug
dose, = amount and frequency (れい 10mg twice daily)
route, = how is it taken (れい tablets, lotion, liquid, などなど)
dose due, = the next time it will be taken
reason, = diagnosis, illness (れい asthma, pain, などなど)
Q: What does in medication, what is $3B mean? mean?
A: in medication means like what a doctor has given u to help you with your health...$3B is 3 billion dollars (3,000,000,000,000)
Q: What does the medication will kick in mean?
A: the moment the patient will start to feel the effects of the medication

Example sentences using "Medication"

Q: Please show me example sentences with medication.
A: The doctor prescribed a lot of medication to me yesterday.


I almost forgot to take my medication this morning.

I have to take a lot of medication because I'm sick.

I take my medication after I eat breakfast.
Q: Please show me example sentences with medication.
A: I usually buy my medication at the pharmacy.
Did you forget to take your medication?
Don't use medication that's not prescribed to you.
What kind of medication are you on?

Synonyms of "Medication" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between medication and medicine ?
A: Medications is the proper term for substances used for medical treatment ; Medications includes vitamins and other supplements people take for health reasons.

Medicine, though used by lay persons to indicate drugs, is actually the art or science of healing. There is holistic medicine, allopathic medicine, homeopathic medicine, herbal medicine ..ect
Q: What is the difference between oriental medication and oriental medicine ?
A: Medications is the proper term for substances used for medical treatment, esp. pharmaceuticals.

Medicine, though used in layman's terms to indicate medication, is actually the art or science of healing. 
Q: What is the difference between medication and medicine ?
A: Make sure to take that prescribed medication for your sleeping problem before bed!

I'm feeling sick, I think I'll need to grab some cold medicine later.

Typically you go to a doctor to get some type of personal medication, whereas you use medicine for more simple problems, like being sick!
Q: What is the difference between medication and medicine and drug ?
A: All the same. But drug can have the nuance or connotation of illegal drugs or abusing drugs. So, negative things.

Drugs is usually associated with illegal activity, but not always.

We wouldn't say "take your drugs" or "I need to take my drugs". You can use medicine or medication here though.
Q: What is the difference between medication and medicine ?
A: Medicine can be as simple as aspirin or cough syrup, usually taken once or only for a short period of time. Medicine you can buy over the counter.

Medication is usually prescribed by a doctor, cannot be bought over the counter, and usually is meant for long periods of time or a daily use. Examples would be birth control, anti-depressants, or sleeping pills. Medication can be short term, but still prescribed by a doctor like strong pain killers such as Vikadin or Codine.

Translations of "Medication"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 🍑 is it correct??

Can you recommend me medication for toothache please?(at the pharmacy)
A: thanks!!
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? can I get my medication, I’ve ordered them on Friday so it should be in the draws. ( draws= where they keep the ready to pick up medication) [ I feel like it should be “I ordered” and not “ I’ve ordered”]
A: You’re right about “I ordered” being more natural. Also, “draws” would be spelt “drawers” [its quite a strange spelling]
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? I ordered my medication in the pharmacy, but they said nothing has came through! can you check it for me?

Other questions about "Medication"

Q: The new medication の場合動詞の最後にsは付きますか?
A: 分かりました。こっちは s を付けない方が良いのです。'can'が書いてるので必要がないだけじゃなくて、使うと変になります。
'The new medication (causes) dramatic weight lossとか the new medication (promotes) dramatic weight loss
には 'can'がないので、あの は必要になります。
Q: I know "I'm on medication." sounds natural, but
does the sentence "I'm under medication." also sound natural?
A: "I'm under medication" means you are in the process of being medicated; while being "on" medication means you are taking a medication, or at least that's how it sounds to me. You wouldn't say you were "under" antidepressants, for example, but you could say you are "on" antidepressants.

"I'm under medication for my depression" vs
"I'm on antidepressants for my depression"
Q: medication

ex:Because of her seriously ill, she is on meditation for a long time.

Please help me correct the above sentence.
Thank you. does this sound natural?
A: Because of her serious illness, she will be on medication for a long time.
Q: I know a medication named ogilvy mistake,my father always ask me to buy it,I don't know the detail,but my father says it works. does this sound natural?
A: My father always asks me to buy a medication called, ogilvy mistake. I don't know much about it, but he says it works.

The reason I changed how you say this is for it to all make sense. In the beginning you say you know the medication then later you say you don't know about. What you mean is your dad knows about it. So this way of saying that clears up the meaning.
Q: You will take liquid medication for working clean your stomach before the examination. does this sound natural?
A: "You will take liquid medication that cleans your stomach before the examination."

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