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Communication/Conferences: “Fight the Fakes” campaign proposes travel tips to avoid fake medicines on holiday, particularly abroad

Communication/Conferences: “Fight the Fakes” campaign proposes travel tips to avoid fake medicines on holiday, particularly abroad

August 1, 2014 - The full list of tips: www.iracm.com

Here are some chosen tips find in the report from “Fight the Fakes” campaign:

  • If you’re on medication, take enough to last you for the duration of your trip.
  • Be sure to check the expiration date & dosage of medicine, no matter where you are.
  • Call your embassy for a list of certified pharmacies.
  • Only buy medicines from official & licenced retailers, whichever country you are in.
  • Be suspicious of tablets that have a peculiar odor, taste, or color, or that are extremely brittle.