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Travel health

Prescription Medications

  • Get a full list of your medications from your Remedy’sRx Pharmacist. This is useful for Customs, emergencies and in case items get lost.
  • Speak to your Remedy’sRx Pharmacist about how to adjust your medication schedule if you’re changing time zones
  • Keep medications in their original packaging. Bring extra in case your trip gets unexpectedly extended.
  • Get a letter from your doctor for medications such as prescription pain pills or injection medicines.

Vaccinations

Consult a travel health specialist at least two months before you leave the country for any required immunizations. Remedy’sRx pharmacists specializing in travel health can recommend vaccinations and provide up-to-date travel advisories, medical tips and consular information for your itinerary.

Travel Health Kit

Your Remedy’sRx Pharmacist can help you assemble a kit for travel or your car. Our Travel Health Checklist is a great resource for trip preparation.

Insect Bites

Insect bites can be more than just an itchy annoyance. Mosquitos may carry the West Nile Virus, Malaria or Zika virus. In forests and campgrounds, ticks may carry Lyme Disease. Pack insect repellent if you are travelling to these areas.

Traveling While Pregnant

Talk to your Remedy’sRx Pharmacist for great advice on how to keep your precious cargo safe.

Food Safety

Food and water-borne illnesses are the most common ailment for travellers. Your Remedy’sRx pharmacist can help you prevent Traveller’s Diarrhea or recommend treatments in case you get ill.

Travel Health Insurance

Out-of-province or out-of-country insurance is recommended as a part of trip planning.

Ask your Remedy’sRx Pharmacist for help with medication safety, disease prevention and special precautions so you can have a safe, healthy and enjoyable trip!

By | 2017-01-31T00:43:30+00:00 January 16th, 2017|July 2016 eNewsletter|Comments Off on Travel health

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