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Home Medicine Cabinet

General Items:

Scissors

Tweezers

Thermometer

Travel Sickness Pills

Your Doctor's Emergency Telephone Number

Record of last Tetanus Vaccination

General Pain Killers:

For Adults

E.g. Aspirin, Paracetomol, Ibuprofen

For Children

Paracetamol suspension (E.g. Calpol etc)

Note: Never give Aspirin if under 12 years of age.

Cuts & Grazes:

Plasters

Gauze Dressing

Sticky Tape

Cotton Wool

Antiseptic Cleansing Solution

Antiseptic Cream

Sprains:

Tubigrip or Crepe Bandage

Eyes:

Eyebath

Sterile Water or 'Optrex'

Insect Bites & Stings, Allergies & Sunburn:

Antihistamine Tablets

Hydrocortisone Cream

Insect Repellant Spray

 

Stomach Upsets & Indigestion:

Electrolyte Replacement Sachets (for dehydration)

Anti-Diarrhoea Tablets (Not for Children)

Tablets for Indigestion (E.g. Magnesium trisilicate)

 

Rashes:

Calamine Lotion

Cough Mixtures:

Dry Coughs:

eg Simple linctus (or Simple linctus paediatric for children).

To stop coughs at night:

eg Pholocodeine linctus (not recommended in children)

Mouth Ulcer Treatments:

Mouth Ulcers:

Choline Salicylate Gel (E.g. Bonjela)



 
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