For some reason, take a medicinetake a medicine doesn't sound natural to my ears.
Is take a medicinethe phrase take a medicine wrong or unnatural ?
I would usually say take a pill. Or take some medicine.:
take a pill
take some medicine
What word would you use to emphasise that the pill is legitimate and medical ?
More on the word medicine
Wiktionary and Online Oxford Dictionary seem to say that the word is countable. I thought I could use the word medicine as a group of things, pills, liquid, that you take to help you recover from an illness. So I thought it was a mass noun.
What does it mean if you say a medicine ? I couldn't find a good example sentence. However, I could find some sentences that use the word in the plural form.
Is it only used in the plural form when it is used as a countable noun ?