medicine Vs medication

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dean1

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

many thanks.

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'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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