Are common prescription medications available in Kuwait?
When we asked expats in Kuwait if common prescription medications are available in Kuwait, they wrote...
"Yes, common prescription medications are available in Kuwait. Most pharmacies in Kuwait carry a wide range of medications, including those used to treat common illnesses such as colds, flu, and allergies. Many pharmacies also carry medications for more serious conditions, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. In addition, Kuwaiti pharmacies often carry medications for mental health conditions, such as depression and anxiety," wrote a member who made the move to Kuwait.
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- What is life like in Kuwait?
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- Are common prescription medications available in Kuwait?
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Are common prescription medications available in Kuwait?If you live in Kuwait, newcomers to Kuwait would love to hear your answer to this question:
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Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.