Methadone/Buprenorphine Treatment: not clear, if available to foreign patients
Methadone treatment is available in
several major cities. We are currently checking, if buprenorphine (Subutex
is also available.
In addition, we are seeking information on whether foreign patients are accepted for continued treatment/dosing.
Importation of Methadone and other Opioids: possible
Methadone and other
opioids are not permitted to be imported or
exported without approval by the Food and Drug Administration. Information on
the regulations currently effective and an application form can be downloaded
via the following link:
Food and Drug Administration
Ministry of Health and Welfare
No. 161-2, Kunyang St.
Taipei City 115-61
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This page last revised and updated March 18, 2014