Medicine package as an information source

The goal of this assignment is to learn what things you should know about your medicine so that you can use it correctly. Another goal is to learn how to find the information on the medicine package and the package leaflet inside it. Recommended for 9–12-year-olds.

Progress of the assignment

The pupils are divided into small groups. The groups examine what information can be found on the sample medicine package and package leaflet, and fill in the assignment form. Consider what things are important to know in order to use your medicine correctly.


The assignment Can you find information? (pdf)

The assignment with its correct answers (pdf)

The sample medicine package and package leaflet for Sneezex (pdf)

Further information

This assignment is related to a topic for which you can find background information in the section "Are you using your medicine correctly?" of the "Basic information on medicine" page.