While travelling abroad one must carry certain medicines in addition the prescribed ones. Alcohol-based hand sanitizer and some basic medications are a must for any trip.
While you travel abroad there are few medicines which you must carry along. Knowing your medical history it is for you to research and know if the country you are going to visit allows the medicines to be brought inside. So, here are few tips for you.
While you travel abroad with medication, you may need to have it properly documented from a health care provider. Also, the doctor will have to give you sufficient medication which lasts for your entire stay.
Your medicines must be kept properly at one place inside a bag. Make sure that the bag containing the medicines is included in your hand luggage so that you will never have to skip the dosage.
There are few countries which have stringent laws related to carrying of medication by foreigners. Check those regulations of your host country before travelling.
Make sure that you are safe from any epidemic which has spread in the host country in which you are travelling.
If you are not sure of what are the rules and regulations of the host country related, internet can always come to your rescue. You will always find details about your host country and the medications you need to take along.
There are numerous rules and regulations imposed on import of medications with travellers. Therefore, it is a must to know all the important things about the medication you are carrying along and the country you are visiting.
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