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Check out the tourist recommendations for medicines

Check out the tourist recommendations for medicines

Vacationers are warned that they have checked the rules for transporting medicines abroad to avoid violation of local laws


The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) stated that some common drugs are "controlled medicines" in some countries.
In Japan, some cold remedies are prohibited, while some sleeping pills require permission in Singapore.
Travelers can get a fine or even earn a prison sentence if they break the rules, FCO said.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that it is becoming increasingly popular to travel to countries outside the country.
According to a poll of 2000 adults in the UK, only 33% of them will pay attention to advice on the rules of taking medications before the trip.
Prohibited in Japan A medicine like Sudafed and Wicks is prohibited in Japan.
And in Qatar, medications, such as cold and cough medicines, are controlled substances and must be accompanied by a prescription.
Diazepam, Tramadol, codeine and a number of other commonly prescribed medications are considered "controlled drugs", so the advice is to check the rules in the country you want to visit.
Failure to comply with this requirement may result in arrest, fine or imprisonment in many countries, including Greece and the UAE.
Other notable restrictions include:
- sleeping pills, birth control pills and strong painkillers require a license in Singapore - Costa Rica and China require visitors to bring a doctor's note with a list of their recommended medications - in Costa Rica, you should only take the amount of medication during your stay, with a record from the doctor, where it is confirmed that this is the right amount - in Indonesia, many prescription drugs such as codeine, sleeping pills and ADHD treatment are illegal - tourists should always carry a note from time to time A visit to China
The FCO reports that someone traveling this summer should visit their GP at least four to six weeks before they leave to see if any of their prescribed drugs contain "controlled drugs" such as codeine .

07.06.2018 10:01:38
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