Our expert says:
As you say, leptin preparations have not yet been registered in SA, so I would assume the only way you can obtain this type of product is to search the Internet to find a company that is prepared to mail it to you. What will happen when it arrives in SA and if the postal authorities will make you pay import tax or even permit you to receive a medical product by mail, is not clear. I can only suggest that if you were using a diet in conjunction with the leptin shots, that you stick to the diet strictly and do some regular daily exercise to try and keep your weight in check. What puzzles me, is the fact that if leptin is not yet registered in SA, how the doctor you refer to (who presumably works in SA) was able to obtain the medication????
I hope you can get this problem sorted out.
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