Traveling can be a pain and traveling with a biologic or other injectable medicine can even further complicate things. Below find information about traveling with injectable medications. We hope that this helps you prepare so you can enjoy your destination.

Adalimumab (Humira®)
When required a single Humira pre-filled pen may be stored at room temperature (below 25°C) for a maximum period of 14 days, but must be protected from light. Once removed from the refrigerator and stored at room temperature, the pen must be used within 14 days or discarded, even if it is returned to the refrigerator.

Certolizumab pegol (Cimzia®)
CIMZIA should be stored in your refrigerator in its original carton between 36 to 46 degrees Fahrenheit (2 to 8 degrees Celsius). Protect CIMZIA from light. Do not freeze CIMZIA.

Etanercept (Enbrel®)
In general, you should keep ENBREL refrigerated between 36°F and 46°F, or 2°C and 8°C, which is the standard temperature for refrigerators. However, you can keep ENBREL at room temperature (between 68°F and 77°F, or 20°C and 25°C) for up to 14 days.

Golimumab (Simponi®, Simponi Aria®)
SIMPONI should be stored in a refrigerator at 36° to 46°F (2° to 8°C).  When getting ready to inject, SIMPONI SmartJect® should sit at room temperature for 30 minutes to ensure proper injection.

Abatacept (Orencia®)
If you need to take your prefilled syringes or Autoinjector with you, store them in a cool carrier between 36°F to 46°F (2°C to 8°C) until you are ready to use.DO NOT freeze ORENCIA. Keep ORENCIA in the original carton and protected from light. Your health care provider may know about special carrying cases for injectable medicines.Generally, you are allowed to carry ORENCIA prefilled syringes or Autoinjector with you on an airplane. Be sure to carry the prefilled syringes or Autoinjector with you on board the plane, and do not put them in your “checked” luggage. You should carry ORENCIA prefilled syringes or Autoinjector with you in your travel cooler at a temperature of 36°F to 46°F (2°C to 8°C) until you are ready to use.Keep ORENCIA in the original carton, with its original preprinted labels, and protected from light.

Tocilizumab (Actemra®)
Do not use beyond expiration date on the container, package or prefilled syringe. ACTEMRA must be refrigerated at 2oC to 8oC (36°F to 46°F). Do not freeze. Protect the vials and syringes from light by storage in the original package until time of use, and keep syringes dry. Parenteral drug products should be inspected visually for particulate matter and discoloration prior to administration, whenever solution and container permit. If visibly opaque particles, discoloration or other foreign particles are observed, the solution should not be used.

Ustekinumab (Stelara®)
STELARA® must be stored in the refrigerator (but NOT in the freezer compartment). STELARA® should not be frozen or shaken. Keep the product in the original carton to protect it from light until the time of use. Refrigerate it immediately at 36°F to 46°F (2°C to 8°C). Never keep STELARA® beyond the expiration date printed on the carton and the label. Source:

Methotrexate Injection (Rasuvo®)
Store Rasuvo at room temperature between 68°F to 77°F (20°C to 25°C). Do not freeze. Keep Rasuvo out of the light.

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