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Hi to anyone that can give me some information I will be greatful, arriving in Ecuador very soon  travelling south America, I would like to know if a med called  aradix retard or concerta are available in Ecuador and if so do I need a script if so a doctor to see, I have atencion disorder it helps me, I have had no problems in Peru or Bolivia, just about to run out, any info be great.

Dan Tuck :

arriving in Ecuador very soon  travelling south America, I would like to know if a med called  aradix retard or concerta are available in Ecuador and if so do I need a script if so a doctor to see, I have atencion disorder.

Dear Dan,

Welcome to the Ecuador forum.

narcotic. a potentially addictive drug that tends to affect one's mood or behavior.

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Narcotics are available in Ecuador, classified as psicotrópicos y estupefacientes, and are treated as controlled substances, typically not available legally over the counter.

These drugs may not be authorized by general practitioners, but by specialists who have been charging $50 per office visit .. and who can issue a receta especial or special prescription for narcotic drugs.  These scripts are then filled at any one of a limited number of pharmacies that carry the product(s).

Doctors associated with Hospital Metropolitano de Ecuador in Quito are a likely source for the medications you need, although they may go by different pharmaceutical names in Ecuador.  Ask the specialist doctor to direct you to a pharmacy that can fill your prescriptions.

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Thank you for the info

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