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12 Must-buy Magic Drugs (Recommended to Chinese Tourists To Buy Them in Japan)

Medical

One of Chinese SNS recommended Chinese tourists to buy 12 Japanese medicines when they visit to Japan. The list is known as "12 must-buy magic drugs in Japan". Here is the list of 12 drugs. You can buy them at a drugstore.

 

1. Sante Beauteye

sold by Santen Pharmaceutical Co.,Ltd.

These are eye-drops.

【第2類医薬品】サンテ ボーティエ 12mL

 

2.  Anmerutsu-yokoyoko

by Kobayashi Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

antiphlogistic analgetic, anti-inflammatory analgesic

【第3類医薬品】ニューアンメルツヨコヨコA 80mL   【第3類医薬品】アンメルツ ヨコヨコ 82mL

 

 

3. Netsusama sheet

by Kobayashi Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

for cooling down

熱さまシート こども用 12枚

 

 

4. EVE QUICK

by SSP Co., Ltd.

headache medication

【指定第2類医薬品】イブクイック頭痛薬 40錠

 

 

5. Salonpas pain relief patches

by Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co., Inc.

antiphlogistic analgetic, anti-inflammatory analgesic

【第3類医薬品】サロンパスAe 140枚

 

 

6. Ninocure

by Kobayashi Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

dermatological preparation

【第3類医薬品】ニノキュア 30g

 

 

7. Hythiol C

by SSP Co., Ltd.

Cysteine (Vitamin C Supplement)

【第3類医薬品】ハイチオールCプラス 180錠

 

 

8. BEAULUCK A

by Kokando Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

laxative product

【第2類医薬品】ビューラックA 400錠

 

9. Kounaien patch Taisho A

by Taisho Pharmaceutical Co.,Ltd.

patch for canker sore

【第3類医薬品】口内炎パッチ大正A 10パッチ

 

 

10. Inochino-haha A

by Kobayashi Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

medicine for menopause (climacteric disorder)

【第2類医薬品】命の母A 840錠

 

 

11. Ryukakusan

by Ryukakusan Co., Ltd.

sore throat remedy

【第3類医薬品】龍角散 20g

 

 

12. Sakamucare

by Kobayashi Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

liquid type band-aid

【第3類医薬品】サカムケア 10g

 

 

I used Kounaien patch Taisho A, patches for canker sore once. But I have not used others yet. Because I usually use medicines require prescriptions. Tourists cannot, so they buy these drugs.

 

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Table of Contents of Statistics/Rankings/Graphs is here.

In terms of the cost of living information, you can download the Excel price list of goods I posted.

English translation of the monthly report "Retail prices of major products in Tokyo" published by Tokyo Metropolitan government can be downloaded also.