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How should I manage my rheumatoid arthritis medications when I travel?

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Pack more medicine than you think you'll need, and divide it among your different bags. If one bag is lost, you should still have enough medicine to get by. Leave a copy of your prescriptions at home with a friend or family member. If you lose your medications or are gone longer than expected, have them send you your prescription.

SOURCES:

Hospital for Special Surgery: "Have Arthritis, Will Travel," "8 Ways to Help You Travel Easier With Your Arthritis."

Arthritis Foundation: "Travel Trips."

Society for Accessible Travel and Hospitality: "How to Travel with Arthritis."

University of Washington Medicine: "Travel and Arthritis."

Reviewed by David Zelman on July 11, 2017

SOURCES:

Hospital for Special Surgery: "Have Arthritis, Will Travel," "8 Ways to Help You Travel Easier With Your Arthritis."

Arthritis Foundation: "Travel Trips."

Society for Accessible Travel and Hospitality: "How to Travel with Arthritis."

University of Washington Medicine: "Travel and Arthritis."

Reviewed by David Zelman on July 11, 2017

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