International Prescriptions for The Sinclair Method

International Prescriptions for The Sinclair Method

Do you live outside the UK and need a prescription for naltrexone or nalmefene?  Whether you live in Germany, Ireland, France, or maybe as far away as Australia or New Zealand, use our international prescribing service and, as a result, gain easy access to The Sinclair Method.

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Country-specific Notes

Find out below whether Sinclair Method UK can help you get on The Sinclair Method.  Please contact us if your country is not listed.

AUSTRIA

Due to licensing restrictions, we are unable to send medication to Austria. 

‘Even from an EU member state prescription only medicines must not be sold and delivered to Austria. The sale of prescription medicines via the Internet is a punishable offence in Austria.’  Source: BASG

Alternatively, we can consult and prescribe, if your local pharmacy confirm they will dispense a UK Paper Private Prescription.  Or, if you are visiting a country that we can ship medication to, this can be arranged for your visit.

AUSTRALIA

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) allow the import of medication when accompanied with a letter from an Australian doctor.  The letter must state the quantity, the strength, and the form of medication.  As a result, this shows they are aware of what is being imported.

Naltrexone is already available on prescription by addiction specialists in Australia, so we appreciate that a doctor may not be willing to provide a letter of confirmation.  However, we are also able to prescribe and send nalmefene.  Nalmefene is not processed through the liver, so may be suitable for those with early liver damage diagnosis.

You can present this sample letter to your doctor.  In addition, this European Medicines Agency link provides further information for your doctor about nalmefene.

Alternatively, we can consult and prescribe, if your local pharmacy confirm they will dispense a UK Paper Private Prescription.  Or, if you are visiting a country that we can ship medication to, this can be arranged for your visit.

BELGIUM

Importation of medication for personal use is permitted into Belgium from countries within the EU/EEA area.

Your medication is sent via our partner pharmacy in Northern Ireland, which remains as if within the EU.  Therefore we can consult, prescribe, and ship to Belgium.

Alternatively, we can consult and prescribe, if your local pharmacy confirm that they will dispense a UK Paper Private Prescription.

CANADA

Due to licensing and insurance restrictions, we are unable to either send medication to, or prescribe for, patients living in Canada.

Alternatively, if you are visiting a country that we can ship medication to, this can be arranged for your visit.

CROATIA

Due to licensing restrictions, we are unable to send medication to Croatia.

Alternatively, we can consult and prescribe, if your local pharmacy confirm they will dispense a UK Paper Private Prescription.

Or, if you are visiting a country that we can ship medication to, this can be arranged for your visit.

DENMARK

Importation of medication for personal use is permitted into Denmark from countries within the EU/EEA area.

Your medication is sent via our partner pharmacy in Northern Ireland, which remains as if within the EU.  Therefore we can consult, prescribe, and ship to Denmark.

Further information can be found on the Danish Medicines Agency website.

Alternatively, we can consult and prescribe, if your local pharmacy confirm that they will dispense a UK Paper Private Prescription.

FINLAND

Importation of medication for personal use is permitted into Finland from countries within the EU/EEA area.

Your medication is sent via our partner pharmacy in Northern Ireland, which remains as if within the EU.  Therefore we can consult, prescribe, and ship to Finland.

Alternatively, we can consult and prescribe, if your local pharmacy confirm they will dispense a UK Paper Private Prescription.

FRANCE

Importation of medication for personal use is permitted into France from countries within the EU/EEA area.

Your medication is sent via our partner pharmacy in Northern Ireland, which remains as if within the EU.  Therefore we can consult, prescribe, and ship to France.

Alternatively, we can consult and prescribe, if your local pharmacy confirm they will dispense on a UK Paper Private Prescription.

GERMANY

Importation of medication for personal use is permitted into Germany from countries within the EU/EEA area.  This is on the condition that the shipment is sent to a pharmacy for you to collect.

Please confirm that a pharmacy near you will accept the delivery on your behalf.  If the pharmacy require a copy of the confirmation that this is an accepted way to import medication for your personal use, please contact us.  As a result, we will email you confirmation from German customs.

Your medication is sent via our partner pharmacy in Northern Ireland, which remains as if within the EU.  Therefore we can consult, prescribe, and ship to Germany.  

Alternatively, we can consult and prescribe, if your local pharmacy confirm they will dispense a UK Paper Private Prescription.

ICELAND

Importation of medication for personal use is permitted into Iceland from countries within the EU/EEA area.

Your medication is sent via our partner pharmacy in Northern Ireland, which remains as if within the EU.  Therefore we can consult, prescribe, and ship to Iceland.

Further information can be found on the Icelandic Medicines Agency website.

Alternatively, we can consult and prescribe, if your local pharmacy confirm they will dispense a UK Paper Private Prescription.

INDIA

Importation of medication for personal use is permitted into India.  However, it must be covered by an import license (Form 12A) issued by the Ministry Of Health.

For further information on obtaining the license, please see the Ministry Of Health website.

Alternatively, we can consult and prescribe, if your local pharmacy confirm they will dispense a UK Paper Private Prescription.  Or, if you are visiting a country that we can ship medication to, this can be arranged for your visit.

IRELAND

Due to licensing restrictions, we are unable to send medication to Ireland.

Alternatively, we can consult and prescribe, if your local pharmacy confirm they will dispense a UK Paper Private Prescription.  Or, our partner pharmacy in Northern Ireland can dispense for your collection (up to 6 months of medication at any one time).

JAPAN

Naltrexone and nalmefene are not currently listed on any prohibited list of medications for importing into Japan.  Therefore, it is permitted to import for personal use only, subject to the completion of the correct documentation.

When your shipment arrives in Japan, customs officers will advise you IF you need to complete a ‘Yunyo Kakunin-sho’, which is a type of import certificate, before they forward the package on to you.

Further information on the procedure can be found on the Ministry of Health, Labour and Wellfare website.

Alternatively, we can consult and prescribe, if your local pharmacy confirm they will dispense on UK Paper Private Prescription.  Or, if you are visiting a country that we can ship medication to, this can be arranged for your visit. 

LATVIA

Importation of medication for personal use is permitted into Latvia from countries within the EU/EEA area.

Your medication is sent via our partner pharmacy in Northern Ireland, which remains as if within the EU.  Therefore we can consult, prescribe, and ship to Latvia.

Alternatively, we can consult and prescribe, if your local pharmacy confirm they will dispense a UK Paper Private Prescription.

Latvia lifts ban on ordering medication for personal use.

NETHERLANDS

Due to licensing restrictions, we are unable to send medication to the Netherlands.

Alternatively, we can consult and prescribe, if your local pharmacy confirm they will dispense a UK Paper Private Prescription.

Or, if you are visiting a country that we can ship medication to, this can be arranged for your visit.

NEW ZEALAND

Medsafe allow the import of medication to:

  • Your doctor’s surgery address for you to collect, or
  • To your home, if you doctor provides a letter of confirmation to accompany the parcel.  The letter must state the quantity, the strength, and the form of medication.  The letter shows they are aware of what is being imported.

As naltrexone is already available on prescription by addiction specialists in New Zealand, we appreciate that a doctor may not be willing to provide a letter of confirmation.  However, we are also able to prescribe and send nalmefene.  Nalmefene is not processed through the liver, so may be suitable for those with early liver damage diagnosis.

You can present this sample letter to your doctor.  In addition, this European Medicines Agency link provides further information for your doctor about nalmefene.

Alternatively, we can consult and prescribe, if your local pharmacy confirm they will dispense a UK Paper Private Prescription.  Or, if you are visiting a country that we can ship medication to, this can be arranged for your visit.

NORTHERN IRELAND

Medication can be either be collected, or sent, from our partner pharmacy in Northern Ireland.

NORWAY

Due to licensing restrictions, we are unable to send medication to Norway.  Source: Statens Legemiddelverk

Alternatively, we can consult and prescribe, if your local pharmacy confirm they will dispense a UK Paper Private Prescription.

Or, if you are visiting a country that we can ship medication to, this can be arranged for your visit.

POLAND

Importation of medication for personal use is permitted into Poland from countries within the EU/EEA area.

Your medication is sent via our partner pharmacy in Northern Ireland, which remains as if within the EU.  Therefore we can consult, prescribe, and ship to Poland.

Alternatively, we can consult and prescribe, if your local pharmacy confirm they will dispense a UK Paper Private Prescription.

Polish Ministry Of Health

PORTUGAL

Due to licensing restrictions, we are unable to send medication to Portugal.

Alternatively, we can consult and prescribe, if your local pharmacy confirm they will dispense a UK Paper Private Prescription.

Or, if you are visiting a country that we can ship medication to, this can be arranged for your visit.

SRI LANKA

Private individuals may import a medication into Sri Lanka if the medication is not already registered, or available, in Sri Lanka.

Naltrexone is already registered.  However, nalmefene is not.  Therefore, we will be able to provide a medical consultation and the shipment of nalmefene to Sri Lanka.

For further information, please go to the National Medicines Regulation Authority website.

Alternatively, we can consult and prescribe, if your local pharmacy confirm they will dispense a UK Paper Private Prescription.  Or, if you are visiting a country that we can ship medication to, this can be arranged for your visit.

SWEDEN

Importation of medication for personal use is permitted into Sweden from countries within the EU/EEA area.

Your medication is sent via our partner pharmacy in Northern Ireland, which remains as if within the EU.  Therefore we can consult, prescribe, and ship to Sweden.

Alternatively, we can consult and prescribe, if your local pharmacy confirm they will dispense on a UK Paper Private Prescription.

Source: Swedish Medical Products Agency

SWITZERLAND

Private individuals (including tourists) may import a month’s supply of medicines into Switzerland for their own use, but not for third-parties.  Source: SwissMedic

Alternatively, we can consult and prescribe, if your local pharmacy confirm they will dispense a UK Paper Private Prescription.

Or, if you are visiting a country that we can ship medication to, this can be arranged for your visit.

UKRAINE

Medicine shipments require permission from the Ukranian Ministry of Health.  Private individuals are not allowed to import medicine.  However, in special cases, they can import medicine on prescription of a doctor with the permission of the Ministry of Health.

Alternatively, we can consult and prescribe, if your local pharmacy confirm they will dispense a UK Paper Private Prescription.

Or, if you are visiting a country that we can ship medication to, this can be arranged for your visit.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Naltrexone is a controlled/restricted drug in UAE.  As a result, you will require a permit from the Arab Ministry of Health to import the medication.  We will be required to send a copy of that permit with your shipment of tablets.  Request a permit by completing the Issue of Permit to Import Medications for Personal Use form.

Before applying for the permit, you will need to include a copy of the doctor’s consultation  So, please contact us to arrange this.

Alternatively, we can consult and prescribe, if your local pharmacy confirm they will dispense a UK Paper Private Prescription. Or, if you are visiting a country that we can ship medication to, this can be arranged for your visit. 

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Due to licensing and insurance restrictions, we are unable to either send medication to, or prescribe for, patients living in the USA.

Alternatively, if you are visiting a country that we can ship medication to, this can be arranged for your visit.