Prescription

By facsimile

When you are an outpatient, your prescription is filled at an outside pharmacy. You can send a copy of your prescription to your pharmacy in advance by facsimile. This will shorten your waiting time at your pharmacy.

Please keep in mind

Your prescription is valid for four days.
If you lose your prescription, reissue is at your own expense.
In case of traffic accident or workman’s accident, no prescription available at outside pharmacies may be issued.
You have to pay the charge for your medicine at the pharmacy.

In-house Pharmacy

Dispensary

Pharmacists prepare medicines according to prescriptions mostly for inpatients. Other pharmacists confirm whether the medicines have been correctly prepared before handing them to patients.

Dispensary of injections

All injections in the hospital are prepared at the pharmacy.

Pharmacist duties at wards

Pharmacists explain to inpatients at the bedside what effects the medicines have, how to take them, what adverse effects they may have, and what foods are not allowed to take together.

Dispensary of medicines not on the market

According to doctor’s order, pharmacists prepare medicines not on the market. Antiseptic solutions are also prepared. Under the cleanest environment high-calorie infusions are mixed with necessary drugs.

Drug Information

Necessary information referring to medicines is provided.

Useful Suggestions

How to give medicines to your infant

  1. Medicines are solved in lactic acid drink, syrup, juice, cocoa, or milk.
    Notes:

    The liquid should not exceed the amount that the infant can drink up at a time.
    In case of a baby, do not solve medicines in milk. The milk solving medicines may taste strange, and the baby may come to dislike milk.
    Some medicines solved in an acid drink (orange juice, lactic acid drink) may taste bitterer.
    Some medicines solved in milk are less absorbed.
    In infants with allergy to milk should avoid some medicines.
    In infants with allergy to egg should avoid some medicines.
  2. Medicines are mixed with yogurt, jelly, ice cream or pudding.
    Notes:
    The food should not exceed the amount that the infant can eat up at a time.
    Some medicines taste bitterer when mixed with food of sour taste.Some medicines are less absorbed when taken with iron drugs.
  3. Powdered medicine is pasted with a small amount of water and the pasted medicine is applied in the mouth. Then, let the infant have a drink.
  4. Medicines are compounded with water or other drinks, and the compound is frozen sherbet-like.
    Notes:
    Water or drinks take long time to freeze. So use less amount of liquid as possible.
    Do not give sherbet-like medicines to infants with diarrhea.
  5. Use a favorite nursing bottle. A spoon or syringe may be useful.
    Notes:
    Use another nipple for giving medicines. The nipple may smell of a medicine

What is taken with medicines.

As a rule, medicines are taken with chilled water or warm water.
Keep in mind:
If you take a medicine for cold with alcohol, you may develop a defect of memory.
If you take an antibiotic drug with milk, the drug may be less absorbed.
If you take a medicine for cough or asthma with coffer or milk, the medicine may increase in effect.

A dose of medicine

When you are suffering from pain, fever or sleeplessness, a dose of medicine is given.
The medicine temporarily improves your symptom. It is indispensable to follow the doctor’s instruction.