Grammar Patterns

Mass nouns

The 'cough mixture' group

These nouns refer to medications and health-care products.
Should I give her some cough mixture in addition to her inhaler?
Jones, of Whitehaven, was also suspended for three months after his sample showed a banned substance contained in a cough mixture.
My whole family suffers from coughs and colds during the winter but some cough mixtures cause drowsiness.
In the days before penicillin and antibiotics, zinc ointment was a much-used and successful treatment for serious tissue wounds.
An antiseptic eye ointment can be used to soothe the eye and prevent the spread of infection.
As consumers grow older, they want pills and ointments that will improve their health, fitness and appearance.
  • amphetamine
  • anaesthetic
  • antiseptic
  • balm
  • cough mixture
  • cream
  • decongestant
  • gas
  • laxative
  • liniment
  • medicine
  • mouthwash
  • ointment
  • rinse
  • salve
  • spermicide
  • sunblock
  • sunscreen
  • tonic
  • vaccine
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