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Posted On: 19 August 2021 11:00 am
Updated On: 19 August 2021 11:18 am

Indian Embassy in Doha releases travel advisory on carrying medication to Qatar

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All travellers to Qatar are advised to exercise due caution in carrying medicines. In this context, the following is advised:

  1. It is prohibited to carry medicines that contain narcotics or psychotropic substances while arriving in the State of Qatar. These include medicines like - Lyrica, Tramadol, Alprazolam (Xanax), Diazepam (Valium), Zolam, Clonazepam, Zolpidem, Codeine, Methadone, Pregabalin. The full list of prohibited/banned medicines can be found at
  2. Carrying prohibited medicines to Qatar can lead to arrest and a jail sentence.
  3. Do not carry medicines for friends and family.
  4. Medicines that are not banned and meant for personal use should have a proper prescription only for a period of 30 days from a recognized doctor and a reputed Hospital.

Source: India in Qatar
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