Can you take asthma inhalers to Japan?

Re: Ventolin asthma inhaler can you take in Japan? You can bring all your medications up to one month supply without a permit/doctor’s note into Japan.

Are asthma inhalers allowed in Japan?

Some over-the-counter medicines including types of inhalers, allergy and sinus medications are illegal in Japan. Specifically, products that contain stimulants or Codeine are prohibited if it contains more than an allowed quantity of the stimulant ingredient.

Why are inhalers illegal in Japan?

Be careful as commonly used inhalers and some allergy and sinus OTC medications such as Actifed, Sudafed and Vicks inhalers contain stimulants – rendering them prohibited items.

Can I take my asthma inhaler on a plane?

TSA allows larger amounts of medically necessary liquids, gels, and aerosols in reasonable quantities for your trip, but you must declare them to TSA officers at the checkpoint for inspection. We recommend, but do not require, that your medications be labeled to facilitate the security process.

Is methylphenidate banned in Japan?

Currently, the only drug used to treat ADHD that is legal in Japan is Concerta. While Ritalin is available in Japan to treat sleep disorders, it is not prescribed to ADHD patients.

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Why is Adderall illegal in Japan?

Adderall contains amphetamine, which is a strictly controlled substance in Japan. You cannot bring this medication with you when you come to Japan either.

Is Ventolin allowed in Japan?

Re: Ventolin asthma inhaler can you take in Japan? You can bring all your medications up to one month supply without a permit/doctor’s note into Japan.

Can I take Prozac to Japan?

Up to a two-months’ supply of allowable over-the-counter medication and up to a four-months’ supply of allowable vitamins can be brought into Japan duty-free. Some popular medications legal in the U.S., such as Prozac and Viagra, are sold illegally in Japan on the black market.

Can I bring Xanax to Japan?

1. Re: Can you bring Xanax into Japan? You can bring in one month supply of Xanax. You don’t need a letter from your doctor if you bring them in the original Rx container as all info customs need is on it.

Do inhalers help with altitude?

Asthma inhalers like albuterol, which work by stimulating beta-receptor cells in the lungs, were first used to treat high-altitude climbers. Conversely, several heart-failure medicines are now in use to treat altitude sickness or help with acclimatization, researchers say.

Does asthma get worse at high altitude?

Higher altitudes could actually pose problems for some people with asthma. Higher altitudes tend to be colder, and some people’s asthma is triggered by colder temperatures. The air is also thinner at higher altitudes. There’s less air pressure and, as a result, less oxygen.

Do I need to declare asthma on travel insurance?

If you have asthma, you will need to declare it on your travel insurance policy as a pre-existing condition. With proper travel insurance in place that covers asthma, if you have a medical emergency while you’re away, or if you need to cancel your holiday – then you’ll be well protected.

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Can I take dexamphetamine to Japan?

Typically, these ingredients are only in meds that are prescribed by a doctor or would need a special identity check with a pharmacist. According to the embassy, if you bring any of the following medicines into Japan you will be arrested: Dexamphetamine (used for ADHD, Narcolepsy, etc.)

Can you use an inhaler while on Adderall?

Both albuterol and amphetamine can increase blood pressure and heart rate, and combining them may enhance these effects. Talk to your doctor before using these medications, especially if you have a history of high blood pressure or heart disease.

Is Zoloft allowed in Japan?

The law is such that you can bring a month’s worth of prescription medication and 2 month’s worth of over the counter medication without filling out any paperwork. Exceptions are narcotics, psychotropics, certain pain killers… Zoloft is not in that category.