Methadone Treatment:

There are methadone treatment centres in Thailand. Unfortunately we can only give the contact details of a dispensing unit in Bangkok
(Therefore, Thai methadone treatment units or patients are requested to provide their contact details
and additional info):

Dr. Nguyen Viet Hung
Medical Correspondence, Physician
Bangkok Referral Center
Bangkok Hospital Medical Center
Fon: ++66-2-755 1362-3
Fax.: ++66-2-755 1364

Buprenorphine Treatment: not available (?)

Importation of Methadone/Buprenorphine: possible

Buprenorphine (Subutex, Suboxone): To our knowledge it is allowed to bring into Thailand 30 daily doses of buprenorphine,
provided travellers carry with them a letter from their prescribing doctor/clinic.

 Methadone: An application for bringing methadone into Thailand must be sent to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
All necessary information is provided on the FDA web site: CLICK

 [Applications are usually handled between 5 to 10 days and permission is usually granted]

Any comments and additional information greatly appreciated.
Please address all correspondence to:

Ralf Gerlach
Bremer Platz 18-20
D-48155 Münster
Phone: +49 251-60123 or +49 2571-582765
Fax: +49 251-666580

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(This page last revised and updated September 1, 2016)