Helpful Spanish Phrases

Spain Pharmacies Phrases

Spanish to English phrases: – What you may ask in a Spain Pharmacy 

Dónde hay una farmacia (cercana)? – Where is the (nearest) pharmacy?
Dónde hay una farmacia de guardia? – Where is the (nearest) duty chemist’s?
Me encuentro mal ¿Tiene algo para…? – I don’t feel well. Have you something for…?
Hace falta una receta para unas aspirinas? – Do I need a prescription for aspirin?
Tiene algo para la tos? – Have you got anything for a cough?
Lo pueden tomar los niños? – Is it safe for children?
Cuánto le doy? – How much should I give?
Cuántas pastillas tengo que tomar? – How many tablets should I take?
Cómo se toman estos medicamentos? – How should I take this medicine?
Cuántas veces al día? – How many times a day?
Cuántas pastillas tengo que tomar? – How many tablets should I take?

Spanish English phrases: – What you may hear in Spain Pharmacies 

Buenos días, ¿cuál es su problema? – Good morning, what is the problem?
Tiene la receta? – Do you have a prescription?
Es lo mejor tomar estas patillas con comida. – It’s best to take these pills with food.
Tómelo tres veces al día antes de la comida. – Take it three times a day before meals.
Tómelo tres veces al día con la comida. – Take it three times a day with meals.
Tómelo tres veces al día después de la comida. – Take it three times a day after meals.
Tiene que tomar esta medicina con mucha agua. – You have to take this medicine with a lot of water.
No se puede tomar alcohol con estas pastillas. – You can’t drink alcohol while taking these pills.
Toma dos pastillas, tres veces al dia. – Take two pills, three times a day.
No se puede dar esta medicina a niños de menos de doce años de edad. – This medicine can’t be given to children under twelve years old.
Guarda la medicina fuera del alcance de los niños. – Keep the medicine out of reach of children.
Tiene que hablar con el doctor (con el médico). – You have to talk with the doctor.
Tiene que evitar el alcohol. – You have to avoid alcohol.
Tiene que evitar el comida picante. – You have to avoid spicy food.
Tiene que evitar el cafeína. – You have to avoid caffeine.
Tiene que evitar el sol. – You have to avoid the sun.
Tiene que beber mucho líquido. – You have to drink lots of fluids.
Seguir el tratamiento hasta el final. – Finish the course.
Para uso externo exclusivamente. – For external use only.

Spain Pharmacies: – a list of Spanish words you may need

Analgésicos – Pain killers
Antibióticos – Antibiotics
Antes de cada comida – Before every meal
Aspirina – Aspirin
Botiquín – First aid box
Calmante – Tranquilizer
Cápsulas – Capsules
Con agua – With water
Diluir en agua – Dissolve in water
Gotas – Drops
Jarabe – Syrup
Inyecciones – Injections
Jarabe para tos – Cough syrup
Masticar – To chew
(La) Píldora – (The) Pill
Lentes de contacto – Contact lenses
Pastillas – Tablets
Penicilina – Penicilin
Pomada – Ointment
Tirita – Plaster
Vacunación – Vaccination
Vendaje – Bandage

Go from “Spanish Phrases Pharmacy” to “Medical Spanish Expressions”.

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Hi, I'm Pablo, an internet marketer who enjoys travelling around the Costa Blanca, Spain. I have been fortunate enough to have met some amazing people on my travels and have been embracing the Spanish way of life since 2018.

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