TRAVEL HEALTHTravelling is a rewarding experience that will expand your horizons and expose you to new languages, foods and cultures. Whether you travel for fun or for work, taking a few simple measures could spare you from finding yourself in situations that may put the health of you or your family at risk.
When travelling, you are at increased risk of contracting illnesses due to exposure to different environments. Your pharmacist is a good resource to ensure you have everything you need for your trip.
Here is a checklist to make sure you have a healthy trip.
Whether you travel by car, train, or airplane, not moving your legs for several hours increases your risk of developing a blood clot. Find out what the risk factors are and a few tips on preventing this common complication of travelling.
ADVICE ON OTC MEDICATION
If you don’t know which over-the-counter medication to choose to relieve your symptoms, don’t be shy to ask your pharmacist!
Depending on your destination, some immunizations should be considered before and after your trip for maximum safety. Make sure to book an appointment several months in advance to ensure you are fully immunized.
PERSONALIZED TRAVEL KIT
Questions on mosquito repellent, sunscreen or rehydration solution? Your pharmacist can help you pick the best products for your personalized travel kit.
The pharmacy services presented in this section are offered by pharmacist owners who are affiliated with Proxim. The pharmacists are solely responsible for the professional activities carried out during the practice of pharmacy.
* The information contained herein is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide complete information on the subject matter or to replace the advice of a health professional. This information does not constitute medical consultation, diagnosis or opinion and should not be interpreted as such. Please consult your health care provider if you have any questions about your health, medications or treatment.