It seems that there are conflicting statements in the following from your website....
First of all the US prescription is invalid in Mexico, so flashing it in a farmacia or at a snooping policeman is next to worthless.
A US prescription has two purposes, the first is to convince the Mexican doctors
that your personal physician believes that the medicine is justified.... (more
) by David "El Codo" Eidell
When we came back to the border the Customs Officials detained me, told us we could NOT take ANY controlled substance into US unless we also had a US prescription.... (more
Answered by David "El Codo" Eidell
Let's say that you've followed all of the recommendations regarding being legal and declaring your medicines to U.S. Customs. Upon your declaration, the Customs Agent responds with "Sorry you cannot bring that medicine into the United States" (or any number of other negative replies)..... (more
) by David "El Codo" Eidell
Health services are great in Mazatlan. We have the Sharps Hospital that most of the Gringos are crazy about and we also have a General Hospital of excellent quality, plus all the related stuff... Dentists?... have we got dental care here? I'll tell ya how good the care is -- my dentist was so concerned about me that she now gives me free dental care for life! Of course I had to marry her to qualify for that plan.... (more
) by Arthur Jones
US Customs announced that medicines from a Baja California chain of pharmacies will be confiscated at the border. Starting today, medicines purchased from farmacias VIDA SUPREMA, a Tijuana based chain of twenty pharmacies are "medicinas non gratis" into the United States.... The US Attorney General says that the pharmacy is somehow linked to the infamous Arellano Felix drug cartel and the ban is one way the United States plans to combat profits and money laundering.... (more) by David "El Codo" Eidell
The Peoples Guide has the last word on drugs in Mexico, right?
Can I buy controlled drugs over-the-counter in Mexico?
How do I know if a medicine is available in Mexico?
Whos telling the truth here? Whats the real scoop?
Five Very Important Points about buying Mexican medications!
PLUS Many More FAQ
I read your article on buying medications in México and found it to be very accurate in its guidelines.
One thing that is a common occurance is the difficulty in getting information on medications. We are Farmacias Internacional, a 13 store chain in Tijuana and have been in business for well over 45 years.... (more)
If you wish, you can use the telephone numbers listed below (Farmacia El Fenix in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico) in order to inquire about price and availability of prescription drugs in Mexico. By David El Codo Eidell
Purchasing Prescription Drugs In Mexico: part I
Thousands of Americans cross the border every year in order to save a great deal of money buying prescription drugs. This is a major industry, and total sales to foreigners exceeds two hundred million dollars annually. by David Eidell
Medicines cannot be mailed or shipped from Mexico to the United States.... by David Eidell