Helpful tips

Do prescription drugs have to be in original containers?

Do prescription drugs have to be in original containers?

The TSA does not require you to have your medication in its original prescription bottle, so traveling with a pill case does not violate any rules. You will also generally not have to tell the officers about your medication unless it is a liquid.

Can you fly with injectable medications?

TSA regulations do allow you travel with prescription, liquid injectables, but it’s imperative that you follow their instructions. The medications should be in their original packaging with a current prescription at the ready.

Can I bring Zoloft on a plane?

Four of the SSRI medications have been acceptable to the FAA since April 2010, Prozac (fluoxetine); Zoloft (sertraline); Celexa (citalopram); and Lexapro (escitalopram).

Can you bring Claritin D on a plane?

Those approved medications that are combined with pseudoephedrine, the active ingredient in Sudafed, are also approved by the FAA. They include Claritin-D, Clarinex-D and Allegra-D.

Do prescription drugs have to be in original containers when flying internationally?

Keep medicines in their original, labeled containers. Ensure that they are clearly labeled with your full passport name, doctor’s name, generic and brand name, and exact dosage. Bring copies of all prescriptions, including the generic names for medicines.

How do I carry medication on Southwest Airlines?

Medication, e-cigarettes, spare batteries, and assistive devices should be carried in the cabin of the aircraft whether you pack them in a personal bag or carryon.

Can I take non prescription pills on a plane?

You can bring your medication in pill or solid form in unlimited amounts as long as it is screened. You can travel with your medication in both carry-on and checked baggage.

Can I carry vitamins in my carry-on?

Vitamins and Supplements in your Carry-On You can carry the following in your carry-on: An unlimited number of vitamins in pill or tablet form (though you may be stopped at the security checkpoint if you have massive quantities) Powdered supplements (such as protein powders, greens powders, and Inflight Elixir!)

Do you need a doctor’s letter to travel with medication?

When you are travelling with any medication, you should always bring the following: A letter from your doctor that includes details of the medication (including its generic and brand name, and dosage), any required medical supplies, and the condition being treated.