Medication prescribed by a doctor (in hospital) can usually be obtained from the hospital?s pharmacy.
Another option is to buy medication in one of the many external pharmacies (药店), easy to recognize by the green, shining cross.
Recommendation: bring less common medicines with you from Europe, or have them brought to you by someone.
I am allergic to penicillin.
Is there a drugstore nearby?
I would like some aspirin,please.
I need some non- prescription sleeping pills.
Can I have some cough medicine?
Can I have some antibiotics,please?
Please prescribe a tranquilizer for me.
May I have a prescription.please?
Will you fill this prescription for me, please.
Can I have some pain killers,please?
What are the directions for using this medicine?
I need a pack of condoms.
Condoms on the Chinese market are smaller than European ones of the same nominal size. Again: import them yourself, or have them imported.
What sort of contraceptives do you have?
How reliable are these?
I would also like some effective sun screen lotion.
In accordance with the Asian beauty ideal, suntan oil for women often contains a skin brightening substance.