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grannysmithh
5/30/2019 13:33 EST

Hello all,

I will be traveling to Guatemala soon and will be bringing some over-the-counter medications with me for my allergies, headaches, etc. I was told by a friend there were certain medicines, or ingredients in the medicine, that I am not allowed to bring into the country due to the fact that they can be considered a drug or sold on the street. Does anyone know what ingredients and/or medicines I cannot bring into the country? Thanks!

scn9677
5/30/2019 13:50 EST

Nobody checked my medicines. Since you do not need a prescription to buy medicine in Guatemala I don't think they care.

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bajasur
5/30/2019 14:59 EST

scn9677, so you can buy Valium and other medicines that require a script in the US but Guatemala allows you to by meds of any kind without a script?

Normando
5/30/2019 15:13 EST

NONE OF THE OTC MEDICINES FROM THE US ARE PROHIBITED IN GUATEMALA. You will not have a problems at customs.

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