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Old October 4th, 2003, 11:02 AM
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Default Methadon at sea

Does anyone know if any cruiselines or ships dispense methadon for those on the program
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Old October 17th, 2005, 06:20 PM
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Default Meth at sea


You'd be out of luck there, as the govt paperwork required for managing the lot#'s is outrageous. Besides, you are going to be gone how long?

Here's my suggestion; take your cruise documents to your prescribing doctor, and most likely he/she will Rx you enough for the duration of your cruise. I'd also carry a copy of the doctors business card and a the prescription.

Finally, conratulations on getting help, and I wish you a life free of drugs.

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Old October 20th, 2005, 09:38 AM
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do exactly as Lee suggested, take your cruise documents to your doctor, have him/her give you enough doses to last the duration of your cruise. Pack meds in your carry-on. Have a copy of the prescription and a note from your doctor with you just in case customs decides to search your bag.
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