About JHI

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Japan Healthcare Info. (JHI) is a social entrepreneur organization founded in 2010. Our healthcare professional staff are dedicated to providing service in order to enhance well-being of international community in Japan.

JHI is a selected member of the most renowned non-profit Japanese social entrepreneur training organization and awarded Japanese government grant in 2010.

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At Pharmacy


Medication Type and Medical Supply

 

  • antibiotic 抗生物質 kousei busshitsu
  • medicine for fever/fever reducer 解熱剤 genetsuzai
  • painkiller 痛み止め itamidome
  • cold relief カゼ薬 kaze gusuri
  • antidiarrheal 下痢止め geri dome
  • laxative 下剤 gezai
  • disinfectant / antiseptic liquid 消毒薬 syoudokuyaku
  • cough medicine/syrup せき止め seki dome
  • gargle うがい薬 ugai gusuri
  • oral medicine 飲み薬 nomi gusuri
  • capsules カプセル kapuseru
  • tablets 錠剤 jyouzai
  • powder 粉薬 kona gusuri
  • syrup シロップ shiroppu
  • skin patch 貼り薬 hari gusuri
  • ointment 塗り薬 nuri gusuri
  • spray スプレー supure
  • eye drop 目薬 megusuri
  • ear drop 点耳薬 tenjiyaku
  • suppository 坐薬 zayaku
  • inhalation medicine 吸入薬 kyunyuyaku 
  • bandage 包帯 houtai
  • band-aid バンドエイド bandoeido
  • cold/hot compress 湿布 shippu
  • cottonbud 綿棒 menbou
  • eye patch 眼帯 gantai
  • ice pack/ice bag 氷のう hyounou
  • cotton wool 脱脂綿 dasshimen
  • skin moisturizer 保湿用クリーム hoshitsuyou kuri-mu
  • sanitary napkin/pad 生理用ナプキン seiriyou napukin
  • tampon タンポン tanpon
  • condom コンドーム kondo-mu

 

Conversation at pharmacy

 

 

I want medicine for (   ).

(     )の 薬 を 下さい。
(     ) no kusuri wo kudasai

What is the difference between (  ) and (   )?

(     )と(     )の 違い は 何ですか?
(     )to(     ) no chigai wa nanndesuka?

How many tablets are there in this?

何錠 入って いますか?
Nanjyou haitte imasuka?

How many times should I take this medicine, and how much at one time?

1日に 何回 何錠ずつ 飲むのですか?
Ichinichini nankai nanjouzutsu nomunodesuka?

Should I take this before/after/between meals?

食前/食後/食間 ですか?
Shokuzen/shokugo/shokukan desuka?

Should I take this medicine only when I feel sick?

頓服薬 ですか?
Tonpukuyaku desuka?

What are the components of this medicine?

この 薬 の 成分 は 何ですか?
Kono kusuri no seibun wa nanndesuka?

What are the side effects of this medicine?

この 薬 の 副作用 は 何ですか?
Kono kusuri no fukusayou wa nanndesuka?

I am allergic to (  ). Is it OK to take this medicine?

(     )に アレルギー が あります。 この 薬 を 飲んでも 大丈夫ですか?
(     ) ni arerugi- ga arimasu. Kono kusuri wo nondemo daijyoubudesuka?

I am taking medicine for (  ) now.
Is it OK to take this medicine with the one I am currently taking?

(     )の 薬 を 飲んでいます。 この 薬 と 一緒に 飲んでも 大丈夫ですか?
(     ) no kusuri wo nonndeimasu. Kono kusuri to issyoni nonndemo daijyoubudeska?

I have a disease called (     ). Is it OK to take this medicine?

(     )と いう 病気 を 持っています。 この 薬 を 飲んでも 大丈夫ですか?
(     ) to iu byouki wo motteimasu. Kono kusuri wo nondemo daijyoubudesuka?

My child is (  ) years old. Is it OK for him/her to take this medicine?

子供 は(     )才 です。 この 薬 を 飲ませても 大丈夫ですか?
Kodomo wa (     ) sai desu. Kono kusuri wo nomasetemo daijyoubudesuka?

I am pregnant. Is it OK to take this medicine?

妊娠 しています。 この 薬 を 使っても 大丈夫ですか?
Ninshin shiteimasu. Kono kusuri wo tsukattemo daijyoubudesuka?

What should I keep in mind when I take this medicine?

この 薬 を 飲む ときに 気をつけること は ありますか?
Kono kusuri wo nomu tokini kiwotsukerukoto wa arimasuka?

Can I have a medication booklet(Okusuri Techou)?

(お薬手帳) を 下さい。
(Okusuri tecyou) wo kudasai

Is there any medicine cheaper than this?

もっと 安い 薬 は ありますか?
Motto yasui kusuri wa arimasuka?