Buying Medicine in Japan: Words and Vocabulary You Need to Know

Buying Medicine in Japan: Words and Vocabulary You Need to Know

Traveling in Japan is exciting and there is a lot to discover. So much, in fact, that it’s not unlikely that you’ll get to a point where your feet hurt, your head pounds, or you even sniffle and sneeze a bit. While we hope that you’ll be able to discover Japan’s many charms all healthy and energetic, it’s important to know what to do in the case of a bit of pain or mild sickness that doesn’t necessarily require a visit to the doctor. Japan’s drugstores are well-stocked and offer a large selection of medicine for all sorts of common ailments. We have compiled a list of words and vocabulary to get just the right medicine you need!

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