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Old 01-14-2013, 10:28 PM
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Med / Medication Carry or Container Options

Just curious, for those of you, like me, have to carry a plethora of med's to hold us together, how do you carry yours, while hiking. I was thinking of some kind of container with an "O" ring to seal out moisture, like matches come in, but not sure if anyone sells them.

Also, here in KY, medications, not in their origional container, can get you an overnighter in the local jail. That's just a risk I have to take, as I can't carry a bag full of big pill bottles, but if I NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 01-15-2013, 12:12 AM
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The way that I currently carry my medications (for backpacking trips) may not be what you're looking NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 01-15-2013, 02:43 AM
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Thanks, Reality. Good idea. I'll have to snag a bunch of those. I have very little fear of gettin NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 01-15-2013, 11:17 AM
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I do pretty much the same thing as Reality. Occasionally, I also cut out the tiny prescription label NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 01-15-2013, 12:28 PM
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I've got a small "days of the week" plastic container that I keep my meds in. It goes with NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 01-15-2013, 04:29 PM
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Thanks, but that won't work for me. If you'll see in my OP, those little plastic compartmented boxe NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 01-16-2013, 02:39 PM
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Here's an example snapshot of the little NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 01-16-2013, 06:42 PM
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Great! Don't know why I couldn't have thought of that a long time ago. You can get those at any har NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 01-16-2013, 06:44 PM
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I've found the EZY Dose version in several pharmacies and stores that have pharmacy areas.

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Old 01-16-2013, 07:38 PM
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