Question: How do you fly with an insulin pen?

Insulin is always allowed in your carry-on bags in vials, pen form or otherwise. Do NOT put your insulin in checked baggage — always carry it with you, as severe changes in pressure or temperature can tamper with insulin. After flying, always inspect your insulin before injecting!

How do I keep my insulin pen cold while traveling?

If you’re going somewhere cold, like skiing up on a mountain, keep your insulin inside your coat or jacket pocket, or somewhere close to your body to prevent it from getting too cold. If you’re going somewhere hot, like a tropical island, be careful not to leave your insulin sitting inside a bag or car.

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.

Can I bring my insulin on a plane?

Despite the general rule prohibiting passengers from bringing most liquids and gels through security, people with diabetes may take their insulin, other medications such as Smylin, Byetta, and Glucagon, and other liquids and gels, including juice and cake gel, through TSA checkpoints, even if they are in containers …

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How much insulin can you take on a plane?

Know what is and isn’t allowed by the TSA guidelines: Prescription medicine with a name that matches the passenger’s ticket; up to 8 oz. of liquid (insulin) or low blood sugar treatment gel and up to 4 oz. of non- prescription liquid medications are permitted. pack them in your checked luggage.

How long can insulin be left unrefrigerated?

Insulin products contained in vials or cartridges supplied by the manufacturers (opened or unopened) may be left unrefrigerated at a temperature between 59°F and 86°F for up to 28 days and continue to work.

How do you travel with a Trulicity pen?

Store your pen in the refrigerator, but do NOT freeze your pen. If you decide to travel with your Trulicity pens, you can keep them at room temperature (below 86°F, 30°C) for up to 14 days.

How do you carry injections on a plane?

“•Please carry any medication, liquid medication or syringes in your hand baggage (if possible in the original packaging) with a prescription or supporting letter from your doctor that confirms this medication is prescribed to you to avoid delays at security or customs.”