Benzodiazepines in Laos without prescription?

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Benzodiazepines in Laos without prescription?

Postby AhoyMcCoy » Sat Aug 23, 2014 12:51 pm

I usually take benzodiazepines to keep my anxiety down before a long flight. Do you know if this medication is easily available over-the-counter in a Lao pharmacy? Because in that case there is no need to bring it all the way from my home country.
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Re: Benzodiazepines in Laos without prescription?

Postby JohnBKK » Sun Aug 24, 2014 12:41 pm

To answer your question: yes, from what I've heard some benzos are available over the counter in Laos, but possession of these pills without a prescription is illegal and punished hard in both Laos and Thailand.

Think twice, because you would not ever want to go to jail here :thumbdown:
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Re: Benzodiazepines in Laos without prescription?

Postby AhoyMcCoy » Mon Aug 25, 2014 5:26 am

I had no idea it was illegal to carry around this medication. I'll get a prescription from my home country then, to stay on the safe side. Thanks for the information - you might just have saved me from a lot of trouble :|

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