Medical prescriptions

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When you go to a doctor, he or she may say you need medicine. Medicine is called medicatie or sometimes drugs in de VS. Doctors write medical prescriptions for medication that will help you. You can take the medical prescription to your local drugstore, or pharmacy.

When you go to a doctor, he or she may say you need medicine. Medicine is called medication or sometimes drugs in the USA. Doctors write medical prescriptions for medication that will help you. You can take the medical prescription to your local drugstore, or pharmacy.

what are prescriptions and over-the-counter medicines

what are prescriptions and over-the-counter medicines

Wat is een medicijn?

What is a medication?

Medicines are substances that cure sickness and disease. Sometimes they help to stop symptoms when you are ill. Americans call medicinemedications” of “drugs.” Soms zeggen ze “geneesmiddelen op recept” duidelijk dat ze niet over illegale drugs praten.

Medicines are substances that cure sickness and disease. Sometimes they help to stop symptoms when you are ill. Americans call medicine “medications” or “drugs.” Sometimes they say “prescription drugs” to be clear that they are not talking about illegal drugs.

Wat is een medisch voorschrift?

What is a medical prescription?

A medical prescription is an order for medicine. The prescription is a note from your doctor you can take to the pharmacy or drugstore so that the pharmacist knows you can have this medication.

A medical prescription is an order for medicine. The prescription is a note from your doctor you can take to the pharmacy or drugstore so that the pharmacist knows you can have this medication.

Wat is een apotheek?

What is a pharmacy?

A pharmacy is a place that prepares medical prescriptions and sells medicines. You can tell your provider the name and address of a pharmacy that is convenient for you. Alle drogisterijen, veel ziekenhuizen en klinieken, en sommige supermarkten hebben apotheken.

A pharmacy is a place that prepares medical prescriptions and sells medicines. You can tell your provider the name and address of a pharmacy that is convenient for you. All drugstores, many hospitals and clinics, and some supermarkets have pharmacies.

Zowel uw arts en apotheker moeten bevestigen dat u begrijpt hoe uw medicatie. Als u verward bent of nog vragen of twijfels, vragen! Ze willen je helpen begrijpen.

Both your doctor and pharmacist should confirm that you understand how to take your medication. If you are confused or have any questions or doubts, ask! They will want to help you understand.

Wat is een over-the-counter geneeskunde?

What is an over-the-counter medicine?

In sommige gevallen, de arts kan aanbevelen een “over-the-counter” medicatie. Over-the-counter-medications are medicines for which you don’t need a prescription. You can simply walk into any drugstore and buy them.

In some cases, the doctor may recommend an “over-the-counter” medication. Over-the-counter-medications are medicines for which you don’t need a prescription. You can simply walk into any drugstore and buy them.

Generieke en merknaam medicijnen

Generic and brand name medications

Merknaam medicijnen zijn geneesmiddelen die eigendom zijn van en die worden verkocht onder de naam van een specifieke bedrijf. Ze zijn vaak nieuwere geneesmiddelen (geneesmiddelen), of drugs voor gespecialiseerde voorwaarden.

Brand name medications are medicines that are owned and marketed under a specific company’s name. They are frequently newer drugs (medicines), or drugs for specialized conditions.

Generieke medicijnen are cheaper versions of brand-name medications that work the same as their brand name counterparts. Daarom, Als uw arts u een recept voor een medicijn schrijft, het is meestal een goed idee om te vragen en te zien of er een generieke versie beschikbaar is omdat het bespaart u geld.

Generic medications are cheaper versions of brand-name medications that work the same as their brand name counterparts. Therefore, if your doctor writes you a prescription for a medication, it’s usually a good idea to ask and see if there is a generic version available because it will save you money.

Volg de instructies van uw arts

Follow your doctor’s instructions

Always follow your doctor’s instructions regarding your medical prescriptions. Hier zijn enkele eenvoudige tips voor u te volgen:

Always follow your doctor’s instructions regarding your medical prescriptions. Here are some simple tips for you to follow:

  • Noteer alle medicijnen u te nemen, en noteer of ze zijn voorgeschreven door een arts of als ze over-the-counter medicatie zijn.
  • List any vitamins or other supplements you take.
  • Always take your medication at the same time of day and according to the doctor’s instructions.
  • Vraag uw arts hoe u moet meenemen, zoals met water, met voedsel, of op een lege maag.
  • Write down all the medications that you take, and write down whether they are prescribed by a doctor or if they are over-the-counter medications.
  • List any vitamins or other supplements you take.
  • Always take your medication at the same time of day and according to the doctor’s instructions.
  • Ask your doctor how you need to take them, such as with water, with food, or on an empty stomach.

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