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aspissinger
1/29/2014 20:57 EST

Hello,
We are seriously considering moving to CR but have one or two major concerns. Neiher my husband nor i are in the best of health, arthritis, fibromyalgia, herniated discs in back and neck, and pre-diabetic. We deal with several doctors here in the states but I believe most of our ailments can be managed by one or two good internists. Unfortunately, we have had to take prescription narcotic pain medication for the past several years and do not want to move anywhere where it would not be accessible. Does anyone know if there are such things as pain management clinics in CR and if it is extremely difficult to get prescribed methadone or oxycodone. I have MRI's and years of drs notes to back this up. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks,
Andrea

jayhb62
10/19/2017 07:50 EST

Antibiotics are available WITHOUT a prescription. One can walk into a farmacia and get, for example, azithromycin (Zithromax) without a prescription.

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Kohl
10/18/2017 11:05 EST

Antibiotics, narcotics, or psychotropic drugs will need a prescription written by a Costa Rican doctor.

Jeanluc
10/18/2017 10:10 EST

Can anyone tell me about the availability of Morphine through the farmacias?

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