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Posted on Jan 23, 2018
SSgt Jim Gilmore
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I would add that if a person chooses to travel overseas with their meds, make certain to check ahead that their meds are legal in the country they are visiting. For example, I know some prescription pain meds in the States are not legal in other countries regardless of whether they are prescription or not.
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SSgt Jim Gilmore
SSgt Jim Gilmore
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Very good point
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CSM Charles Hayden
CSM Charles Hayden
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Always carry meds in original containers. Having the written prescription for them could also be helpful! Better safe than sorry!
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PO1 Kevin Dougherty
PO1 Kevin Dougherty
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Yes, there have been incidents where people have gotten into trouble for prescribed medications that were illegal where they were traveling.
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SSgt Harvey "Skip" Porter
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SSgt Jim Gilmore Great information I was traveling a few years ago on business from Australia. On my way back I decided to stop in Manila to visit a friend of mine whom I was stationed with at Clark AB back in the day. I got the worst case of diarrhea I ever had in my life. Fortunately for me they have an VA outpatient clinic there in Manila that took care of me. Thanks for sharing I'll look into this program because I travel often OCONUS.

Peace!
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CSM Charles Hayden
CSM Charles Hayden
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You travel w/o a basic load of Imodium? It is more compact than a cork!
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SSG Edward Tilton
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I'll save this one
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