Prescription drugs may be cheap in developing countries, but there's a good chance they're also counterfeit (especially in South Asia). Your best bet is to have your doctor pre-prescribe a few for youlike these three, which we never leave home without. But always remember to bring your scrips with you. A Ziploc full of Percoset just might raise a few eyebrows at the border.
Ask for: Oxycodone
What for: Takes the edge off debilitating pain
INFECTIONS "BELOW THE WAIST"
Ask for: Ciprofloxacin
What for: Diarrhea and urinary-tract infections
INFECTIONS "ABOVE THE WAIST"
Ask for: Azithromycin
What for: Ear and upper-respiratory infections