Medicines, medical equipment and dietary requirements
You’re allowed to carry the following in your hand luggage:
- essential medicines of more than 100ml, including liquid dietary foodstuffs and inhalers
- medical equipment, if it’s essential for your journey
You’ll need supporting documentation from a relevant medical professional (for example a letter from your doctor or a copy of your prescription).
Airport staff might need to open the containers to screen the liquids at the security point. Medical equipment is screened separately.
|Allowed in hand luggage||Allowed in hold luggage|
|Tablets and capsules||Yes||Yes|
|Essential liquid medicines||Yes||Yes|
|Cooling gel packs||Yes||Yes|
|Medical equipment (for example CPAP and TENS machines)||Yes||Yes|
|Special food and liquids needed for medical reasons||Yes||Yes|
|Oxygen cylinders||Contact your airline||Contact your airline|