There are medications circulation of which on the territory of Uzbekistan is prohibited or limited. Generally, the limited circulation medications list consists of sedative, tranquilizing, and pain relieving drugs (for example, Temazepam, Valium, Xanax, Morphine, Codeine, Librium/Novopoxide, Halcion, ProSom, Xanax, Ativan).
If you intend to bring medications to Uzbekistan which is in limited circulation in Uzbekistan, you must declare them on arrival and departure from Uzbekistan in customs declaration form and bring the doctor prescription in your native language.
Not declaring the medication containing narcotic and psychotropic substances or absence of doctor’s prescription may be subject to criminal charges.
An extended list of medications circulation of which is prohibited or limited on the territory of Uzbekistan is available here.
Note: Your regular medications, which you would never think, may contain narcotic or psychotropic substances, for example in some countries Panadol and Cold & Flu contains Codeine, or Sudafed contains Pseudoephedrine, both need declaration.
It is allowed to import and export the following medicaments without doctor’s prescription for personal use in the amount of 10 medicaments of different names and no more than 5 packs of each; medical devices in the amount of no more than 5 units.
Each pack should contain:
For solid finished dosage forms (pills, dragees, granules, powder, capsules) – no more than 100 units;
For powders used in preparation of solutions – no more than 500gr;
For homeopathic medicaments in the form of granules – no more than 50gr;
For infusion solutions and solutions for oral intake – no more than 500ml;
Solutions for injections – no more than 10 ampules or no more than 10 vials;
For externally used medicines – no more than 200 ml or 200gr.
Medicines should be in the original container of the producer.
If the amount of importing and exporting medicaments exceeds above stated numbers, tourists are required to provide a document to the customs office issued by a medical institute of the country of residence. The document should indicate the list of medicaments intended for his/her personal usage, dosage forms and recommended amount for the course of treatment.
It is allowed to import / export five different (names of) psychotropic drugs, maximum 2 packs of each for personal use without a prescription.
While passing customs at the border checkpoints, individuals are required to declare (Point No.6 of Customs Declaration) drugs and psychotropic substances, and provide the document issued by a medical institution of the country of residence with indication of the medical preparation, its medical forms and recommended quantity for the course of treatment.