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What Thai Medicines Are Worth Buying

1.Sara Paracetamol painkiller

Main effects: It is mainly used to treat headaches, fever, muscle pain, toothache, dysmenorrhea, cold and other symptoms.

How to use: Children take 10-15 mg each time, take it every 4-6 hours, not more than 5 times a day; adults take 500 mg each time, not more than 4000 mg per day. It is forbidden to drink alcohol while taking the medicine, which will cause liver damage.

How to buy: All 7-11 convenience stores in Thailand are available for about 20 baht.

2.Counterpain ache ointment

Main effect: It is divided into fever type and cool type, which has no difference in efficacy except in body sense. It can relieve muscle fatigue, soreness, sprains, pain, dizziness, and red bumps caused by mosquito bites on the skin. It can also be used to rub the abdomen to reduce bloating and abdominal cramps.

How to use: Apply the plaster to the affected area, and then gently rub it until it completely penetrates the skin. It is best to use it 3 times a day. You can buy them at pharmacies, Boots, or Kingpower duty-free shops. Price: the one with a blue package is about 300 baht, the red package is about 400 baht.

3.TIFFY SIRO Cold Medicine

The main effect: It has the effect of relieving colds, and also has some certain therapeutic effect on sinusitis, nasal congestion, runny nose, headache, and fever.

How to use: 1 capsule for children over 10 years old, 1-2 capsules for adults, take it every 4-6 hours. It’s available at all the pharmacies in Thailand.

4.Thai Green Herbal Paste

It is a common medicine for local people, which will have effects on colds, headaches, dizziness, chest and abdomen discomfort, rheumatism, swelling and pain, paralysis pain, mosquito bites and so on. There are many types of green herbal creams in Thailand, but their effects are similar. You can choose the brand THAI-PHO. Price is around 450 Baht/bottle; it is available at Boots.

How to use: Apply on the affected area, then massage gently until it is completely absorbed by the skin.

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