Rheumatologist Questions Rheumatoid Arthritis

What should I remember when travelling with rheumatoid arthritis?

I am 48 years old and I have been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis recently. I am supposed to travel out of the country for a whole month because of work. What are the factors that I should keep in mind with this disease while abroad?

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Take a written list of the medications, and take the medication in their bottles.
Many foreign pharmacies have pharmacists that know about diseases and can help either with treatment or show the way to a local rheumatologist.