Barbados

 

Methadone Treatment: not available

Importation of Methadone: possible

The regulations regarding importation of methadone are as follows:

a) A request by letter should be made on behalf of the patient to the Chief Medical Officer.

b) Approval is communicated to the patient, and the Barbados Drug Service informed.

c) The total amount of methadone should be declared to Her Majesty's Customs on arrival at the port of entry in Barbados.

d) The declaration should be supported by the letter of approval from the Chief Medical Officer.

e) Any unused quantity of methadone must be reported to the Barbados Drug Service so that an appropriate export authorisation document could be issued to allow the person to leave Barbados with any unused quantity of methadone.

Contact Addresses:

The Chief Medical Officer
Ministry of Health and Environment
Jemmotts Lane
St. Michael
Barbados
Phone: +1809 426 3470 or 5080 (PABX)
Fax: +1809 426 5570
The Director
Barbados Drug Service
Jemmotts Lane
St. Michael
Barbados
Phone: +1809 426 8309 or 5080 (PABX)
Fax: +1809 426 5570

 

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