Does anyone purchase prescription medication when in Mexico?

I was surprised to see how "nice" and professional the pharmacies appeared to be in Mexico and the medicine looked on the up and up ...Didn't buy anything but wonder if anyone has and is it really a cost savings?

Tags: Mexico

10 Answers

Absolutely not. If I won't drink the water in a foreign country, I'm not going to purchase medications there.

Good point ...

No I don't, but some of my friends do.

We have friends who spend a month or more in Puerto Vallarta every winter, and they purchase Meds from the pharmacies, and get any dental work they need done, while they are there. They've been doing that for several years now.

Nope! The closest I came was going to Canada with my mom when I was younger to get some meds that were OTC (Acetametaphine with codine in it)

I don't think I will.

Sometimes I do

I am healthy and do not take any meds. I only take meds if I get work done on my teeth or have a headache. But if I was as unfortunate to have to take many meds to live---it may be temping to purchase meds in Mexico due to pricing. However, I like others are afraid of the water and probably wouldn't risk it as I have good health insurance.

Are you gonna tell if I say "yes". LOL

Seriously, though, I got a UTI on a cruise and was glad to be able to pick up some Bactrim.

No, way! I usually bring every medication that I think I may need.


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