Reading: / Identifying a Writer’s Views/Claims (Yes/No/Not Given) / Part 5

The Medicine

  • This medicine must be taken as directed.
  • Before using, shake the bottle.
  • Dose: 50ml to be taken twice daily after  the midday and
    evening meals


  • Do not take this medicine on an empty stomach or immediately before lying down.
  • If any of the following occur, discontinue taking the medicine when medicine and contact your doctor: dizziness, vomiting, blurred vision.
  • This medicine is not available without a prescription and is not suitable for

children under 5 years.

  • Once you have begun to take this medicine you must continue to take it until

the bottle is empty, unless advised otherwise by your doctor.

  • Only one course of this medicine should be taken in a period of six months.

       Expiry date:  16 February, 2004

Read the information on The Medicine in the passage below.

    Do the following statements agree with the information in the passage?

    In boxes 1-4 on your answer sheet write

         YES             if the statement agrees with the information

       NO            if the statement contradicts the information

NOT GIVEN if there is no information about this in the passage

1.You should lie down after you have taken the medicine.     

2 .You must stop taking the medicine if your eyesight is affected.           .  

3.You must stop taking the medicine when you feel better.

4.The medicine is suitable for a person of any age