Medicine pill tablets in their pill packs, which is in a mini shopping cart with a blurred view of a pharmacy drugstore's shelves in the background.

Complete Guide to Over-The-Counter Medicine in Japan

  Japanese drugstores, or yakkyoku, can be daunting.  Even if you feel pretty good about your Japanese ability, names and descriptions of medicine can be highly technical and heavy on the kanji.  With shelves bursting with more products than you ever knew existed, finding the right medicine might seem like an impossible task. And kampo-yaku, … Read more