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TSA Cares: What to Expect when Flying with Meds

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Medication

Traveling with medication can be a challenge if you are not sure how to pack it when flying. Bottom line: medication is okay to place in your carry-on or checked baggage in any form.

Watch this video to learn what to expect next time you fly:

What about the 3-1-1 liquids rule?

Liquid medication greater than 3.4 ounces is allowed in carry-on baggage. Just let the TSA officer know at the start of your screening process. Keep in mind, medically required liquids will be subjected to additional screening. Other liquids must follow the 3-1-1 liquids rule. Read more helpful tips in this blog post.

Have additional questions?

Learn more by visiting our page on disabilities and medical conditions. You can also email TSA Cares or call (855) 787-2227 or federal relay 711. You can also reach out to our AskTSA team via Twitter at @AskTSA or via Facebook Messenger. We have a team standing by from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET on weekdays and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekends and holidays.

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