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INFORMATION ON BRINGING DRUGS/MEDICINES INTO THE PHILIPPINES

* Over the counter drugs area available in pharmacies or drug stores in the country. Howeve, if visitor insist on bringing their own prescription drugs, they may do so but only in quantities sufficient for the duration of their stay in the country.

* Visitors taking prescription drugs (tablets and ampoules) should bring a letter from their physician stating the condition for which they are receiving treatment and the dosage. The amount of drugs brought into the country should also be sufficient for the duration of the visit. For those who are traveling onward to another country, they are advised that a separate quantity of drugs should be sealed and declared again before exiting the country.