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Seeking prescription medicine in Kyoto

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Seeking prescription medicine in Kyoto

I am staying in Kyoto until Sunday and urgently need to find hospital clinic for Thyroxine medication.

Getting my prescription emailed from Australia if that helps. Staying at a bed & breakfast near Kyoto University.

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1. Re: Seeking prescription medicine in Kyoto

Foreign prescriptions cannot be filled in Japan. You will need to prepare a prescription issued from a Japanese doctor.

Why don't you go here - https:/…index.html

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2. Re: Seeking prescription medicine in Kyoto

Thyroxine dose really varies from patient to patient, so if you don't know exactly how much you take, having your Rx from your home country will help a Japanese doctor prescribing the right dose. Kyoto Uni hospital is a good one to go.

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3. Re: Seeking prescription medicine in Kyoto

Thank you , good advice! I have just been to KUH

and with help of a our lovely Japanese host

at B&B Juno , navigated the system, ended up having a blood test and now have right meds again!

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