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Prescription Medications - What is the real story?

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Prescription Medications - What is the real story?

Can you purchase prescription medications such as allergy meds with out a prescription.

What are the laws for returning to the US with these meds?

Heard lot's of stories ....

Evanston Illinois
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1. Re: Prescription Medications - What is the real story?

Yes you can. They are definitely cheaper and nobody cares if you bring them with.

Olympia, WA
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2. Re: Prescription Medications - What is the real story?

Here is the real story. Yes you can buy many prescription drugs in Mx without a prescription. Some, like valium, require a prescription even in Mx, but most pharmacies have doctors to write you the script without seeing you. Importing them is another story. Technically, it is quite illegal (check out the FDA and US Customs websites), but as the other poster says, enforcement by either of the US agencies is low priority.