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    multivitamins

    When I bought multivitamin capsules from the drugstore, they gave packed capsules, not in bottles, but in some foil.

    Question : What do you call group of capsules in foil, say there are 4 in a group?

    We call it ¨banig¨"in Filipino. There are four capsules in a ¨banig¨.

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    Re: multivitamins

    If you're talking about a package like this, it's technically called a "blister pack."

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    Re: multivitamins

    Quote Originally Posted by Ouisch View Post
    If you're talking about a package like this, it's technically called a "blister pack."
    Do you still call it so though it´s not a push-through-pack anymore, like we have multivitamins in a pack that we tear and not push through.

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    Re: multivitamins

    Quote Originally Posted by blouen View Post
    Do you still call it so though it´s not a push-through-pack anymore, like we have multivitamins in a pack that we tear and not push through.
    If I buy some antibiotics in the drugstore, is it fine to say:

    Could you please give me a blister pack of 16 antibiotics?

    * Would they understand this one?
    * What do you say to but some?


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    Re: multivitamins

    In the UK you cannot buy antibiotics across the counter. They are only available by prescription. Most come in blister packs.

    If we are buying multivitamins, they either come in plastic bottles, or in packets containing a month's supply in blister packs.

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