Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Pharmacies in AC??? #32769
12/31/00 05:08 PM
12/31/00 05:08 PM
Joined: Nov 2000
Posts: 33
U.S.A.
L
Leo Offline OP
 
Leo  Offline OP
L
I have a friend that may have to refill an American perscription in AC or Belize. Is that a problem and if so, what needs to be done to get it filled?
Thanks.............

Re: Pharmacies in AC??? #32770
01/01/01 01:20 PM
01/01/01 01:20 PM
Joined: Oct 2000
Posts: 107
Glendale, AZ. USA
C
Charri Offline
 
Charri  Offline
C
The pharmacies in town are really good and
the meds I received didn't need a prescription....you may want to have your
friend check with their own pharmacist and tell them the dilemma with being out of
country and could they get more meds to
carry over until their return...I've had to
do that!

Re: Pharmacies in AC??? #32771
01/01/01 03:22 PM
01/01/01 03:22 PM
Joined: Nov 2000
Posts: 33
U.S.A.
L
Leo Offline OP
 
Leo  Offline OP
L
Thanks for your response Charri.
They'll be checking for extended meds but it sounds like most of the other pharmacies in the Caribe and Mexico. OTC
Leo

Re: Pharmacies in AC??? #32772
01/02/01 01:22 AM
01/02/01 01:22 AM
Joined: Dec 2000
Posts: 7
Minnesota, USA
Z
Zoe Ruthanne Offline
 
Zoe Ruthanne  Offline
Z
The medications that are OTC in Belize are they the same kind that are OTC like in mexico, like antibiotics, antidepressants, painkillers (like prescription strength Motrin) or antianxiety medications. Or do you need a prescription for these. Also do the pharmacies carry products like pepto?
Thanks

Re: Pharmacies in AC??? #32773
01/02/01 06:26 PM
01/02/01 06:26 PM
Joined: May 2000
Posts: 2,090
Corpus Christi, Texas USA
Debbie Offline
 
Debbie  Offline
The pharmacy and the grocery store have a large choice of medications. Many of the meds like antibiotics that are prescription here, are OTC there. The doctor we used when my son got sick was fabulous, and the charges were very reasonable. Even the meds were reasonable...... You needn't worry.
Debbie

Re: Pharmacies in AC??? #32774
01/04/01 10:18 PM
01/04/01 10:18 PM
Joined: Apr 2000
Posts: 3,054
Asheville, NC USA
Lan Sluder/Belize First Offline
.
Lan Sluder/Belize First  Offline
My experience has been that Belize is much stricter than Mexico about prescriptions, but less strict than the U.S. (e.g. codeine painkillers are over the counter in Belize). But Belize pharmacies expect you to have a prescription for many items that are dispensed freely without any question in Chetumal or elsewhere in Mexico.

--Lan Sluder
Belize First Magazine http://www.turq.com/belizefirst/


Lan Sluder/Belize First
http://www.belizefirst.com
Re: Pharmacies in AC??? #32775
01/04/01 10:50 PM
01/04/01 10:50 PM
Joined: Nov 2000
Posts: 33
U.S.A.
L
Leo Offline OP
 
Leo  Offline OP
L
Thanks again for the help,
Did you check out the reply to your post on ferry boat?
Leo


Links
Portofino Resort- Now with a new BEACH BAR!!
Click for excellent scuba lessons with Elbert Greer!
Chaa Creek is an award-winning luxury Belize Resort, rated as one of the worlds best Eco Lodges. We are a pioneer in adventure travel to Belize since 1981!
Maruba Beach Klub and Spa is the premiere Secret Beach spa and restaurant located on the crystal blue waters of the Caribbean Sea at the center of Secret Beach, Belize
First Class Accommodations for the Budget Traveler
First Class Accommodations for the Budget Traveler

Things to do

News
Daily News
Daily Weather

Classified Ads
BelizeNews.com
San Pedro Sun
Ambergris Today
SP Town Council
Channel 7
Channel 5
Amandala
ReefTV
Love FM
The Reporter
PLUS TV
TV Newscasts
Radio Stations

Click for our
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites

Event Guides
Event Calendar
Specials & Events
Things to Do
SanPedroScoop
iTravel Belize
Paradise Theater
San Pedro Fun Finder
Paradise Guy Event Calendar
Cayo Event Calendar

Blogs
San Pedro Scoop!
Tia Chocolate
Tacogirl
My Beautiful Belize
I-Travel Belize
Belize Adventure
Belize Hub
Romantic Travel
Belize Happy Adventures
Conch Creative
Caribbean Culture & Lifestyle
More Blogs...
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites
White Sands Dive Shop - 5 Star PADI Dive Facility - Daily diving, SCUBA instruction and Snorkeling
Caribbean Inspired All Natural Condiments & Spice Blends, Over 100 are Gluten Free!
We manage a variety of homes, apartments, condos and commercial properties here on Ambergris Caye. Our minimum lease on ALL properties is six months.
Click for Ian Anderson's Caves Branch, Welcome to a World of Adventure
Lil Alphonse has snorkel equipment to fit anyone as well as Marine Park Tickets and flotation devices to assist those not as experienced.
Coastal Xpress offers a daily scheduled ferry run to most resorts, restaurants and private piers on the island of Anbergris Caye. We also offer  private and charter water taxi service.
June
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30
Cayo Espanto
Click for Cayo Espanto, and have your own private island
More Links
Click for exciting and adventurous tours of Belize with Katie Valk!
ShoutChat Box
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 179 guests, and 0 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Statistics
Forums44
Topics74,616
Posts488,800
Members19,888
Most Online5,530
Jun 13th, 2021



AmbergrisCaye.com CayeCaulker.org HELP! Visitor Center Goods & Services San Pedro Town
BelizeSearch.com Message Board Lodging Diving Fishing Things to Do History
BelizeNews.com Maps Phonebook Belize Business Directory
BelizeCards.com Picture of the Day

The opinions and views expressed on this board are the subjective opinions of Ambergris Caye Message Board members
and not of the Ambergris Caye Message Board its affiliates, or its employees.

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.1