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  1. #1
    dean1 is offline Junior Member
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    medicine Vs medication

    Hi. Can anyone pls explain the difference(s) between medicine and medication?

    many thanks.

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    Tdol is offline Editor,
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    Re: medicine Vs medication

    'Medication' can be a number of medicines taken together to treat something. It can also be used to describe a condition resulting from taking medicine- 'he's on medication and is drowsy all the time'.

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