Tips on Savvy Travel from MedjetAssist

July 28, 2009
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    Many travelers don’t realize their prescribed or over-the-counter medications may be illegal in other countries. As a savvy traveler, it’s important to verify that the medications you will need don’t place you or your health in hot water!

    • Find out what medications legal in the country you will be visiting. The consular country information (www.state.gov) will provide illegal medication information for that region.
    • If your medications are illegal, immediately contact your physician to begin looking for a non-regulated substitute.
    • Take enough extra medication to last 1-2 weeks in case of unforeseen circumstances.

    For more travel tips and suggestions check out the Medjet blog .