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Medicine in South Korea

Being sick is never fun.  I don’t know if its the kids that constantly cough or sneeze everywhere, or the yellow dust that blows in from China, but I tend to keep getting colds.  Typically, the colds aren’t too bad, but they are a bummer when having to work all week.

Both times I have had a cold, I have just gone to the pharmacy for medication after running out of the Nyquil I brought with me from home.  This time I took the advice of another teacher and got a product called Green Nose to relieve my congestion.

The medicines seem to be quite different here.  They usually come in doses of 2-3 days.  I am not sure if this is because they have more active ingredient or if they just want you to keep coming back.  I find the Green Nose name quite humorous and quite disgusting at the same time.  But the best part of the medicine is the box.

Green Nose Medication

I mean how can you go wrong with anything when on the box is a smiling guy giving a thumbs up?

About Eric Bynum
I taught ESL for three years in South Korea and now I am looking to set out on a new journey after just finishing my teaching certification in the US. I hope to continue teaching and traveling and you can follow his journeys here.

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4 Responses to “Medicine in South Korea”

  1. Mom says:

    that’s funny does it work

  2. admin says:

    Yeah it’s been working pretty good.

  3. Candice says:

    Hahahaha, I’m guessing just an adjustment to a new place. That medicine looks awesome, totally legit…?
    .-= Candice´s last blog ..The Front Step Poop Story =-.

  4. admin says:

    I am just thankful it works. It doesn’t hurt that the name and the guy on it are awesome too.


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