Medication classification


Categories of medication such as antibiotics, anti-inflammatory and antiviral.

Alternative labels

medication categorisation
medicines classification
medical drugs classification

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Medication classification is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Medical sales representative: Medical sales representatives promote and sell medical devices, equipment and pharmaceutical products to healthcare professionals. They provide product information and demonstrate features to healthcare professionals. Medical representatives negotiate and close sales contracts.

Optional knowledge

Medication classification is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




  1. Medication classification – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022

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