Can you fly with Ozempic?

Yes. TSA specifically states that diabetes-related supplies, equipment and medications, including liquids, are allowed through the checkpoint once they have been properly screened by X-ray or hand inspection. Passengers should declare these items and separate them from other belongings before screening begins.

How do you keep Ozempic cold while traveling?

You can use a portable cooler, but avoid letting your insulin directly touch ice or ice packs. If you’re traveling for up to a month, you may want to consider a reusable insulin cooling case or cooling wallet.

Can you take injectable medication on a plane?

Checked Bags: Yes

Unused syringes are allowed when accompanied by injectable medication. You must declare these items to security officers at the checkpoint for inspection. We recommend, but do not require, that your medications be labeled to facilitate the security process.

Can I carry insulin and needles on the plane?

Needles, syringes & lancets

Needles and any other sort of insulin delivery devices are permitted on airplanes. BUT, carrying a prescription, letter from your doctor, or pharmaceutical label for your supplies with you is a good idea — especially when traveling abroad as to avoid any language barriers.

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Do I need a doctor’s note to fly with insulin?

Checked Bags: Yes

Please notify the TSA officer that you have diabetes and are carrying your supplies with you. Insulin pumps and supplies must be accompanied by insulin, and insulin in any form or dispenser must be clearly identified. Learn more about transporting medication on your next flight.

Is Ozempic OK if left out overnight?

How long can you leave Ozempic out for? Ozempic needs to stay in the refrigerator until you use it for the first time. One you have used it, it can stay in the fridge (36°F to 46°F or 2°C to 8°C) or you can leave it out at room temperature (59ºF to 86ºF or 15ºC to 30ºC) for 56 days.

Does Ozempic make you tired?

You may experience blurred vision, dizziness, or drowsiness due to extremely low or high blood sugar.

Does TSA check for drugs?

Accordingly, TSA security officers do not search for marijuana or other illegal drugs, but if any illegal substance is discovered during security screening, TSA will refer the matter to a law enforcement officer.

Does TSA look in pill bottles?

Medically required liquids will be subject to additional screening that could include being asked to open the container. You can bring your medication in pill or solid form in unlimited amounts as long as it is screened.

Will TSA check my pills?

All medications in any form or type (for instance, pills, injectables, or homeopathic) and associated supplies (syringes, Sharps disposal container, pre-loaded syringes, jet injectors, pens, infusers, etc.) are allowed through the security checkpoint once they have been screened.

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Can you take diabetic lancets on a plane?

You may go through airport security with lancets as long as they are capped and carried with your glucose meter with the manufacturer’s name embossed on the meter.

Does Ozempic need to be refrigerated?

Prior to first use (until expiration date): Ozempic® should be refrigerated at 36°F to 46°F (2°C to 8°C). After first use (up to 56 days): Ozempic® should be stored at room temperature 59°F to 86°F (15°C to 30°C) or refrigerated at 36°F to 46°F (2°C to 8°C).

Is Ozempic an insulin?

What Is Ozempic®? If you’re not reaching your blood sugar goals, once-weekly, non-insulin Ozempic® may help. Ozempic® is for adults with type 2 diabetes used along with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar and lower A1C.