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Travelling with codeine

Billericay, United...
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Travelling with codeine

I am taking codeine for pain relief for arthritis and have heard i can't take it to Zante where we are going for our honeymoon........is it a complete No or can i take it in with a prescription?

Many thanks.

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Athens, Greece
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for Peloponnese, Athens
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1. Re: Travelling with codeine

You can take it in its original packaging & with a copy of your prescription. Only take with you as many as you’ll need.

Hampshire, UK
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2. Re: Travelling with codeine

See this thread...

https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/ShowTopic-g635…

Seems to indicate that codeine is only legal when it's been prescribed by a doctor in Greece....

Athens, Greece
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for Peloponnese, Athens
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3. Re: Travelling with codeine

You are correct VegasShowgirl, it’s on the controlled drugs list :)

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