The differences between prescription and over-the-counter medicines test

Differences between prescription and over-the-counter ingress

The goal of this assignment is to learn the differences between prescription and over-the-counter medicines. Recommended for 11–16-year-olds.

The differences between prescription and over-the-counter medicines test

Progress of the assignment

The pupils complete the right-or-wrong assignment individually or in pairs. They find the answers to the claims from the "What is medicine?" section. Finally, go through the claims together.

Material

The assignment Prescription medicines and over-the-counter medicines (pdf)

Correct answers to the assignment (pdf)

Further information

Information on prescription and over-the-counter medicines and adverse reactions to medicine is found in a summarised format on the "What is medicine?" section of the "Basic information on medicine" page.