My reference book gives me an example as follows:

Here is some medicine.

To me, it does not make sense since some implies things more than one; thus, should medicine becomes medicines?

Having said that, should the sentence be written as:

Here are some medicines.

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    Think about medicine in liquid form – Smock Jul 2 at 10:21

MEDICINE can be used both as a countable and uncountable noun.

So we can say: "Here is some medicine" (uncountable noun) or "Here are some medicines" (countable noun).

See the entry from Oxford Dictionary:


mass noun

A drug or other preparation for the treatment or prevention of disease.

‘give her some medicine’

count noun ‘your doctor will be able to prescribe medicines'"

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