If your summer vacation plans are taking you out of the country, the last thing you need to worry about is medicine.

Let’s say, hypothetically, that you’ve decided to spend a relaxing week at a Mexican resort. Your “To Do” list is probably full enough already, with making sure your resort isn’t anywhere near that erupting Colima Volcano (nothing ruins a day at the pool like lava ash raining from the sky) and telling yourself repeatedly that the odds of running into El Chapo, and him thinking you look kind of Donald Trump-y, are slim to none.

But what happens if you get there, and out of nowhere you get that familiar itchy feeling in your eyes and throat?

Or you end up in the bathroom with some powerful diarrhea?

Or after a big meal, you’ve got some nasty heartburn?

It’s not like you can run down the block to the CVS and get the same stuff you always use. You’re in another country, and that means everything—incluidng the medicine—is different.


Relax, we’ve got you covered. Whether you’re traveling to France or Russia, Germany or China, we’ve got the definitive guide to finding relief in any foreign pharmacy. Click on your vacation destination below, and find the right treatment for any unexpected malady.


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