Useful information

“How to use a pharmacy, ” as recommended by the Government

2020/04/01

The world is teeming with the novel coronavirus infection. Even in Japan, the number of infected people is gradually increasing, self...

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Good for preventing both new coronavirus and preventing hay fever

2020/03/01

News of the new coronavirus infection is circulating every day, but people with hay fever may already be worried because of pollen spreading. Theref...

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Does the number of medications we use increase as we age?

2020/02/01

It is said that the older people get, the more diseases they may get, and the more medications they will take. Do you agree? In fact, looking at th...

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What is the GMP standard? Standard Criteria for choosing supplements

2020/01/01

Happy new year! Thank you again for following us this year. By the way, as I mentioned in the last column, each Metro Pharmacy store handles Dougl...

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Is the quality of supplements good?

2019/12/01

There are many people who are taking supplements to compensate for missing nutrients or to maintain health and youth. Metropharmacy also handles suppl...

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90% of medicine is additives

2019/11/01

When you hear “additives”, many people have the image of “something bad for the body,” such as preservatives and colorings used in processed foods. ...

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How much will medicine cost with the consumption tax increase?

2019/10/01

As of October, the consumption tax has increased from 8% to 10%. In this tax increase, a new “reduced tax rate” will be established, and “food and...

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If you have trouble taking medicine, consider your posture.

2019/09/01

"I can't take medicine, it's hard to swallow." There are many people who feel that way. As you age, your ability to swallow (swallowing function) wi...

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Where should medicine be stored during the summer?

2019/08/01

Finally the rainy season is over, but the hot days over 30 degrees Celsius are with us. In summer, there are many people who put their cooked food in...

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How long should I take medicine?

2019/07/01

Have you ever wondered how long you should take the medicine you got at the doctor's office or pharmacy? Should I stop taking medicine when my sympt...

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