How to Travel Abroad with Prescription Drugs

by wheng18 on August 31, 2011

doctor-prescriptionFor those who travel abroad with prescription drugs, you have to be prepared about your records and important documents. They may inspect your things and your medicine. Never forget to pack first your medicine before you do anything else. You have to make a list of the important things you need especially when you are taking medication.

  • You have to consult your doctor before your travel date. You have to be aware of the safety precautions so you won’t be in danger.
  • You have to get a prescription from the doctor before your departure date. Get the maximum amount of your medicine so it won’t be a problem of yours anymore.
  • You have to bring with you a letter of the physician, let the doctor specify your condition and the drugs you prescribed for you. You have to bring also the contact number of your doctor.
  • You have to note that there are prescribed containers for medicine like syrup.
  • You have to be aware that some drugs you purchase in your country can be illegal in other countries and in these cases you have to know what you’ll have to do. You have to know the restrictions in other countries in terms of medication.
  • Stay in a place where hospital is near so that if emergencies happen, you can easily reach the hospital.
  •  To be safe, you have to put or pack your medicine in your carry-on baggage so it won’t be lost in case you lose your other baggage.

There are a lot of factors to be considered on how to travel abroad with prescription drug. You have to be aware, let yourself be well informed. It is necessary to be safe, even when they scrutinize it in airports so you won’t be suspected of carrying illegal drugs.

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