Based on the given, the medicine can be consumed by 24 people in 30 days. Here are the steps in deriving theBased on the given, the medicine is equivalent to 720 units (15 persons × 48 days). Using the change in number of persons from 15 persons to 24 persons, divide the total of 720 units by 24 persons to solve for the new number of days that the medicine will last (720 units ÷ 24 persons). 720 units ÷ 24 persons = 30 Therefore, the medicine can be consumed by 24 people in 30 days.
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Check (/) if it is a prescription medicine; A cross (x) if not.
1. Paracetamol X
2. Carbocisteine /
3. Antihistamine X
4. Antibiotics /
5. Antacids X
6. Analgesics /
7. Antipyretics /
8. Antidiarrheal X
9. Laxatives X
We can't buy prescription medicines over the counter without a doctors prescription because some drugs have a very serious side effects that could even lead to death if it was not taken properly without the supervision of the physicians.
People usually bought antibiotic for cough more than 5 days and even fever. Antibiotic have a specific dosage in which bacteria will be eliminated. If antibiotic was not properly administered, bacteria causing the disease might get resistant to it and cannot be treated by simple antibiotic therapy and may lead to death if it was not addressed properly.
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