6. Buying Over-the-Counter Medicine


A: Excuse me, could you help me pick out a lotion?

B: Sure, what is the problem?

A: I got poison oak while hiking, and I need something to help me with the itching.

B: I can suggest a product called Technu that comes in a lotion or cream.

A: Which do you prefer?

B: Hikers tell me that the cream is best because it stays on longer.

A: Is there anything else I can do to help with the itching?

B: You can take an antihistamine.

A: Thank you so much for all of the information.

B: You are welcome. Please feel free to ask me a question any time you need help.


A: I need help picking out a lotion.

B: It would be my pleasure to help you. What do you need help with?

A: I picked up some poison oak while hiking, and I can't stop itching.

B: We have Technu, and it is available in lotion or cream.

A: Do you find that one works better than the other?

B: I have heard that the cream is longer lasting.

A: Is there anything I can take that will help with the itching?

B: If you take an antihistamine, that would help a lot.

A: Thank you for helping me figure out what to do with my poison oak.

B: It was a pleasure. Come back anytime.


A: Can you help me find a lotion for a problem I am having?

B: That's what I am here for. What questions can I answer for you?

A: I have poison oak, and I need help with the rash that won't stop itching.

B: The best product is Technu, and you can buy either the lotion or cream.

A: Which one is best?

B: The cream form is very popular.

A: Can I do anything else to help with the itching?

B: You could also take an antihistamine to help the rash go away quicker.

A: I appreciate you helping me find a solution to the itching.

B: Anytime you have a question, please feel free to ask.

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