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  • jimmyg

    Joined Travelfish
    20th May, 2012
    Posts: 2

    Hi all

    i am 45 yrs old and planning to travel Sth east Asia for 6 months pretty soon for the first time, i am on a number of medications for a heart condition, i am hoping someone can give me any advice of being able to buy these meds in Bangkok either over the counter in a pharmacy or at a hospital
    Ramipril 5mg
    Simvastatin 40mg
    Bisoprolol Fumerate 1.25mg
    Aspirin 75mg

    thanks for any advice given

    #1 Posted: 20/5/2012 - 12:53

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  • busylizzy

    Joined Travelfish
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    Location New Zealand
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    I was able to easily get some antibiotics over the counter in Thailand without any problem. However, you need to be aware that some pharmacies are known to sell counterfeits - so you want to pick your pharmacy carefully, especially for heart meds.

    Hopefully by bumping up this post, one of the TF'ers who live in Thailand will be able to give you more specific info.

    #2 Posted: 21/5/2012 - 04:02

  • jimmyg

    Joined Travelfish
    20th May, 2012
    Posts: 2

    thankyou busylizzy all advice is welcome

    #3 Posted: 21/5/2012 - 14:05

  • mistygreen

    Joined Travelfish
    27th June, 2012
    Posts: 1

    Thank you so much for giving such a great suggestion.Very helpful.

    #4 Posted: 27/6/2012 - 09:22

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