Harvard Health Tips

Vacation Rx packing

If you're planning to travel by air, pack prescription medications in your carry-on luggage and take more than enough to last through your trip. You should also carry a list of the medications, with both the generic and brand names. Bring all medications in their original packages, and if a medication is unusual or contains narcotics, the U.S. State Department recommends that you carry a letter from your doctor attesting to your need for…

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