What You Need To Know About Travelling With Medications

We quite often see posts about travelling with medicines - so when I saw this article, it seemed appropriate to post about it.

It isn't brand new (abour four years old) so treat it as a backgrounder and check details if they might be important to you.

What You Need To Know About Travelling With Medications

Guest post by Professor Larry Goodyer, Head of the Leicester School of Pharmacy at De Montfort University in England. Dr. Goodyer is Immediate Past Chair of the International Society of Travel Medicine’s Pharmacist Professional Group.

One of the most frequent questions asked by travellers relate to carrying medicines for their own personal use across international borders. This is often prompted when stories hit the headlines describing individuals who have been imprisoned and prosecuted for being found in possession of medicines that are freely available in their country of origin. What are the laws regulating carrying medications abroad and what are the risks to travellers?

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  • Good info to bookmark.

    Thank you for posting Helvella


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