NEW RULES 2018: Psychotropics over the quantity specified by the NCO list, but for use under one month and not in injection form no longer require a form (Yakkan Shoumei), only a prescription identifying the disease, necessity for treatment, name of substances and quantities. Also, some new substances were added to the controlled substance list DECEMBER UPDATE: The MHLW and NCO changed the pages and form links. We updated them to the new links Taking Prescription or Controlled substances into Japan might ruin any travel if not researched properly, so here is a complete overview on the subject. The source of this information is straight from the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare official site, which will link to a good FAQ about importing controlled drugs and the same details listed bellow (except we organized and alphabetized them), another link for the official site this, which also links to this PDF version of the list, also based on The Narcotics Control Department site (japanese) In short, this page is updated with information from the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, as well specifically the official Narcotics Control Department. Check the substance check calculator further down the page for a simpler approach, but still read the checklist to understand it. Choose one of the controlled substances, how much you are carrying and how long you will stay to check what to do. If your medicine is not on the list, check if it doesn't contain one of them, and also check if they are one of the different forms of Amphetamines, Ephedrine, Narcotics or Opiates. Is it sufficient to obtain a doctor's prescription letter as to why I need it? And also can I bring health supplements in pills containers or do they have to be in original packing? 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. Supplements don't need to be in original packages, but you might have to explain what they are if (this is a big if) customs see them. Is so, would it be a good idea to bring a letter from the doctor? I don't know the usual dosage of Xanax (alprazolam). "you should have a certificate written by your doctor identifying the disease, the necessity of the drug (psychotropics) for your treatment, the names of psychotrpics and their quantities prescribed." …jp/dl_data/keitai/mayau-keitaiyushu… Usual dose of Xanax is 0.25 to 0.5 mg 2-3 times daily. It's super unusual for anybody to be taking 2.4mg daily (72mg monthly) that's why I didn't mention it, but if you're bringing in more than 72 mg, you need a special permit. -:- Message from Trip Advisor staff -:-This topic has been closed to new posts due to inactivity. We hope you'll join the conversation by posting to an open topic or starting a new one. To review the Trip Advisor Forums Posting Guidelines, please follow this link: remove posts that do not follow our posting guidelines, and we reserve the right to remove any post for any reason.
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