It is recommended that all daily medications be carried in your hand luggage in the event of delays or emergency situations. Be sure to bring an adequate supply, as certain medications may not be available on board or in port.
Prescription medication can be placed in a traveling pill case to make daily doses convienent to take at the correct time. Although the TSA does not require you to have your medication in its original prescription bottle, it is helpful to show exactly what medicine you have with doseage, strength, and doctor info in case you are asked.
Over-the-counter medication that you may need or medication that you take on a daily basis would need to be packed in the original packages. Medicine for headaches, nausea, upset stomach, rubs for sore/strained muscles, heartburn and sunburn treatments.