How do you get Yakkan Shoumei?

INSTRUCTIONS FOR OBTAINING A YAKKAN SHOUMEI If you need to apply for a Yakkan Shoumei Certificate, you must apply directly to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare. If you do not provide all necessary forms, the yakkan shoumei will not be issued.

What is a Yakkan Shoumei?

A “Yakkan Shoumei” is the Import Report of Medication, on which one of the. Pharmaceutical Inspectors put confirmation seals, certificate numbers, his/her name, and. so on. You have to bring the “Yakkan Shoumei” with your medicines in order to show it to. Customs on request when you arrive in Japan.

How long does it take to get a Yakkan Shoumei?

Assuming all your documents are in order, from sending your application to receiving your Yakkan Shoumei will take anywhere between two weeks and a month.

Is Alprazolam allowed in Japan?

Re: Can you bring Xanax into Japan? You can bring in one month supply of Xanax. You don’t need a letter from your doctor if you bring them in the original Rx container as all info customs need is on it.

What prescriptions are illegal in Japan?

Heroin, cocaine, MDMA, opium, cannabis (marijuana), stimulant drugs including some prescription medications such as Adderall are prohibited in Japan. There are no exceptions in bringing these prohibited medications into Japan, even if the medication is legally obtained outside of Japan.

Is citalopram allowed in Japan?

Citalopram (Lundbeck), an SSRI on the market since the late 1980s is not available in Japan, however on April 22, 2011 escitalopram (the S-isomer enantiomer of citalopram), was approved for use.

Is Vyvanse legal in Japan?

Opium, cannabis and stimulant drugs (Amphetamines, methamphetamines), including certain medicines for the treatment of ADD/ADHD (such as Adderall, Vyvanse and Dexedrine) are strictly prohibited and illegal to bring into Japan.

Is Benadryl illegal in Japan?

Diphenhydramine is a legal drug in Japan sold over the counter, however in Japan it is sold as a sleep aid rather than as an active allergy fighter.

What Is Xanax called in Japan?

Flutazolam (Coreminal, MS-4101) is a drug which is a benzodiazepine derivative. It was invented in Japan, and this is the main country in which it has been used medically….Flutazolam.

Clinical data
CAS Number 27060-91-9
PubChem CID 3398
ChemSpider 3281

Can I bring my ADHD medication to Japan?

If you bring Adderall into Japan for any reason, you risk arrest and imprisonment. Currently, the only drug used to treat ADHD that is legal in Japan is Concerta. While Ritalin is available in Japan to treat sleep disorders, it is not prescribed to ADHD patients.

Is viagra legal in Japan?

Some popular medications legal in the U.S., such as Prozac and Viagra, are sold illegally in Japan on the black market. You are subject to arrest and imprisonment if you purchase such drugs illegally while in Japan.

Why is Adderall illegal in Japan?

After being widely used by the Japanese military and their allies through WWII, all stimulants were banned by the government in 1951 after it was revealed that it was devastatingly addictive. Since then, a zero tolerance drug policy has since been instilled by the Health, Labor, and Welfare Ministry.