You’re allowed to carry essential medicines of more than 100ml in your hand luggage, but you need supporting documentation from a relevant medical professional (eg a letter from your doctor or a copy of your prescription). The same applies for gel packs.
Articles in this section
- What items can I carry through security as hand luggage?
- What rules are in place for liquids in hand luggage?
- Can I take baby milk or baby food in hand luggage?
- Can I take e-cigarettes in my hand luggage?
- Can I take food such as sandwiches, crisps, chocolates and biscuits through security in my hand luggage?
- Can I take essential medication in my hand luggage?
- Can I take essential medical equipment in hand luggage?
- Can I take knitting needles in hand luggage?
- How long before my flight should I arrive at the airport?
- Security information leaflet