insulin can be imported. If these requirements are not met, penal- ties for importation range from 12 months to five years imprison- ment and a fine of up to $720,000.
In the UK Insulin is also not listed as a controlled drug and can be legally imported for personal use in no more than a 3 month’s supply.
In summary, Insulin is not reliable enough to recommend if sub- cutaneous injection is the only method of administration avail- able.
The RP Test for Insulin
Insulin scores poorly at 60%, having a questionable reputation in the mjor indices of reliability and peacefulness. Insulin is difficult to prepare, administer (it must b given by injection) and to store (refrigeration is required), however as the drug is injected, the speed of action is quick.