Effervescent Tablets - 発泡錠 -
|Mrs. Grover:||Hi, here’s my husband’s prescription. Can I purchase only half of the number of tablets? I don’t need that many.|
|Faye:||Acetylcysteine effervescent tablets. We have it in tubes of 20 tablets or 10 tablets. Which do you prefer?|
|Mrs. Grover:||How big are the tablets? Because my husband can only swallow small miniscule tablets.|
|Faye:||Your husband doesn’t swallow this tablets. They will dissolve in a glass of water.|
|Mrs. Grover:||Can we dissolve them in a glass chilled champagne?|
|Faye:||Sorry to dissapoint you. But effervescent tablets should not be dissolve in liquids other than water.|
|Mrs. Grover:||Just curious. What causes the effervescent to froth when it’s activated?|
|Faye:||When the effervescent tablet comes into contact with water, it releases carbon dioxide. The carbon dioxide improves the taste of the drug masking its bitterness.|
|Mrs. Grover:||Does it come with the usual side effects?|
|Faye:||It may cause upset stomach, vomiting, rash or fever. If any of these symptoms persist, contact your husband’s Pulmonologist at once.|
|Mrs. Grover:||Thank you. The doctor said that routine monitoring wasn’t necessary, but I’ll keep an eye on him anyways.|
|Faye:||Good idea. I’ll be right back with your husband’s prescription.|
Think about it
- What was prescribed by the Pulmonologist?
- Why does effervescent tablet release bubbles?
- What can you hardly do?
|Important Words and Phrases|
|Nouns||Pulmonologist / Acetylcysteine / effervescent tablet|
|Verbs||dissolve / froth / mask|
|Others||come into contact with ( something )|