I'm a tourist in Belgium. Can I order prescription drugs from Canada (because my prescription drug insurance only covers prescriptions bought in Canada)?

The meds I brought with me were destroyed.

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    Are you sure that you want to order them and not bring them? There are "personal use" exceptions to the import regulations, but those generally assume that you bring the drugs along during entry. – o.m. Oct 10 '17 at 20:09
  • Could you be more specific? Is this about a chronic disease that you suffer or about some unexpected health issue? Who has issued your prescription, a Belgian physician or a Canadian one? In any case prescription drugs are under severe control and importing them from a foreign country is unlikely to be legal, and there is also a possible angle of import tariffs and/or the risk of the parcel being delayed at customs. – SJuan76 Oct 10 '17 at 20:56
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    You may find it simpler and not too expensive to pay to see a doctor and get the drugs on a new prescription in Belgium (this very much depends on your condition and the drug of course). – user16259 Oct 10 '17 at 21:11
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    You appear to have created two different StackExchange accounts. To merge them, see How can one link / merge / combine / associate two accounts / users? (Anonymous / unregistered / cookie, or OpenID / registered) – choster Oct 11 '17 at 2:35
  • I would imagine the rules on having perscription drugs sent from Canada to Belgium will be dependant on which drugs. – user13044 Oct 11 '17 at 3:02

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