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OCD & Anxiety Medication

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Masove    0

Hi there,

 

My girlfriend & I have recently moved to Thailand (Been here for under a week) 

First things first, we love this country, thank you to all the Thai's for being so friendly and welcoming.

 

While in my home country (South Africa) I began taking Cipralex - for my OCD & Anxiety, I began taking the medication about a month before leaving South Africa, and my medication ran out the same day we left for Thailand (Stupid I know, we should of got another prescription before leaving, but as always we were in such a rush)

 

I have my South African Prescription for Cipralex - however I do not think they stock this in Thailand.

 

Currently we're staying in Bang Kapi, Bangkok and will be moving to Rachtaburi tomorrow.

 

My anxiety and OCD has started to kick in and its become too much for me to deal with. 

 

Can someone please suggest a medication in Bangkok/Rachtaburi that will help lower my OCD/Anxiety - either over the counter or at a hospital & roughly how much it is. 

It cannot be an addictive medication, like many are, please.

 

Thank you! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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lopburi3    4,679

It is sold here under Lexapro name from quick google search.

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Masove    0
2 hours ago, lopburi3 said:

It is sold here under Lexapro name from quick google search.

 

I see that, thank you.

After a brief search online, it SEEMS that many hospitals stock certain products for my need, however, they're heavily over-priced.

 

I have come across an online pharmacy that ships to Bangkok, but it takes up to 20 days and also is quite expensive.

 

I think I will continue searching online, as well as pharmacies and hopefully come right.

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lopburi3    4,679

Local drug stores are much less expensive than hospitals for obtaining most drugs here and not all hospitals overcharge that much.  

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Masove    0
32 minutes ago, lopburi3 said:

Local drug stores are much less expensive than hospitals for obtaining most drugs here and not all hospitals overcharge that much.  

 

Thanks, hopefully I can find somewhere in Ratchaburi tomorrow - or sometime in the week - a place that stocks it.

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lopburi3    4,679

Most drug stores will order what is not in stock if they are allowed to sell (there are restrictions) if they believe you will be a regular customer.

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thaitero    129

Generic name Escitalopram

Following brand names in Thailand Lexapro , Esopam and Esidep

Since price matters i think it is best to avoid the word lexapro when asking

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Masove    0
47 minutes ago, thaitero said:

Generic name Escitalopram

Following brand names in Thailand Lexapro , Esopam and Esidep

Since price matters i think it is best to avoid the word lexapro when asking

Okay, thank you, I will keep that in mind.

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Oxx    1,226
15 hours ago, Masove said:

I have come across an online pharmacy that ships to Bangkok, but it takes up to 20 days and also is quite expensive.

 

I presume that's an overseas pharmacy.  It is illegal to ship drugs to Thailand without a licence and, as an individual, you won't be able to get one.

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