Czenglish: I need to stop by at the chemist on the way home. My doctor gave me a recipe.
English: A recipe for what? Are you making the medicine yourself?
Czenglish: No… Maybe I mean he gave me a receipt?
English: You mean he gave you a prescription. A receipt is the bit of paper you get when you buy something.

Receipt – 
the bit of paper you get when you buy something.
Recipe – the instructions to make something, usually a particular dish.
Prescription – a doctor authorised note that allows you to receive medicine.

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