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Can I import prescription drugs into UK?

Can I import prescription drugs into UK?

The personal import policy exists to enable prescribed controlled-drug containing medicines to be carried on your person when you visit the UK, without a licence being issued to you.

Can I use Indian prescription in UK?

Foreign Prescriptions are not valid or accepted in the UK. Supplying medicine based on prescriptions issued outside the UK is considered illegal in the UK. However, there are exceptions to those issued in the EEA (European Economic Area) or Switzerland.

Is medicine free for diabetics UK?

If you use insulin or medicine to manage your diabetes, you’re entitled to free prescriptions, but if you’re under 60 and living in England, you must have a medical exemption certificate before you can claim them. Prescriptions are free for everybody in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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How do I get a UK prescription abroad?

Patients travelling abroad are advised to register with a local medical practitioner for any conditions that arise while they are abroad. Contact your travel insurance company, they may be able to help get your prescription replaced.

Can you import medicine from India?

In most circumstances, it is illegal for individuals to import drugs into the United States for personal use. This is because drugs from other countries that are available for purchase by individuals often have not been approved by FDA for use and sale in the United States.

Can you travel internationally with prescription drugs?

You can bring your medication in pill or solid form in unlimited amounts as long as it is screened. You can travel with your medication in both carry-on and checked baggage.

Can you send prescription medication overseas?

Make sure the medicine is legal in the country you’re sending it to. If it’s legal in the country, get a letter from your doctor to include with your parcel. Leave the medicine in the original packaging. Stick a customs declaration to your parcel.

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Can I get my prescription abroad?

A prescription delivered by a doctor in your country is valid in all EU countries. However, a medicine prescribed in one country might not be available or it may have another name. You can ask your doctor to give you a prescription to use in another EU country, also known as a “cross-border prescription”.

Can I get my NHS prescription abroad?

NHS prescriptions must never be obtained by relatives or friends on behalf of patients who are currently abroad, irrespective of such factors as owning a house in the UK or paying UK taxes. Patients are responsible for ensuring that any drugs they take into a country conform to local laws.

Can I ship medicine internationally?

If you want to ship prescription drugs, you need to either be a drug manufacturer, a registered agent of a drug manufacturer, a pharmacy, a medical practitioner, or an authorized dispenser. You can only ship prescription medications internationally if you are a DEA registered distributor.