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Whether you're travelling with your friends and family for a day-trip or an extended vacation, it's important that you pack sufficient first aid supplies so that you will be prepared to resolve any unforeseen medical eventuality. To help you do so, listed below are our top tips regarding the essential first aid supplies that you should consider bringing with you on your holidays.
Pain relief medication
Pain can often strike suddenly without any warning; ranging from a minor headache to more severe cases such as migraines and prolonged toothache. In these instances there are a wide range of online pharmaceuticals which you can utilise to alleviate your symptoms, including:
Ibuprofen tablets- Ibuprofen can be used to reduce fevers and lessen the inflammation and pain caused by conditions such as toothache, headache, back pain, menstrual cramps, minor injuries and sprains as well as chronic conditions such as osteoarthritis. If you frequently suffer from migraines or chronic pain, then it is strongly advised that you pack ibuprofen tablets when travelling away on holiday or for day trips in case pain suddenly strikes. As a rule, brands such as Nurofen will usually contain 200mg of ibuprofen within each tablet; a dose which you are advised to take every four to six hours when needed.
Paracetamol- Paracetamol is an over-the-counter pain relief medication which you are recommended to take every four to six hours when needed; Ideal for people who have difficulty swollowing tablets. Paracetamol suspension bottles usually contain either 250mg of paracetamol pain relief medication per 5ml or 120mg per 5ml.
Aspirin- Aspirin can be used to alleviate the pain and inflammation caused by headaches, migraines and toothache, among other conditions. Aspirin tablets are usually sold in 300mg tablet dosages which you are recommended to take every four to six hours when needed. Aspirin is also available within combination pills such as Anadin wherein each tablet contains both aspirin and paracetamol as well as caffeine. If you fall ill with a severe cold or flu while away on holiday then these combination pills can prove effective at alleviating your symptoms.
Insect repellents and allergy tablets- If you intend to travel on holiday to a warm climate then it's strongly advised that you pack some insect repellent sprays to deter mosquitoes and other tropical insects. Even if you or your family members are bitten or stung by insects, there are a wide range of Lifesystems bite and sprays which you can pack that will alleviate any pain or skin irritation you may experience while on holiday. In these instances, it's often worthwhile to also pack some allergy medication such as Zirtek tablets which will reduce the likelihood of your insect stings developing into hives.
After-care treatments for stings, bites and sunburn- While away on holiday some of the most common medical ailments from which tourists suffer are sunburn and insect bites. Fortunately, if you pack plenty of antiseptic sprays, after-sun lotions and soothing creams, such as Savlon antiseptic sprays to treat infected insect bites and stings, Blistex and E45 creams to soothe burned skin and cracked lips, as well as Johnson's Baby Lotion to delicately wash any injuries that your children may have sustained, then you'll be sufficiently equipped to treat all manner of burns, rashes, stings and scrapes at any given time.
Irritation and indigestion relief medication- Unfortunately the drastic change in climate, the variations in the types of food that you eat and even the effects of travelling via plane, train or coach for prolonged periods of time can all have an adverse effect on your general health. To ensure that you and your family can continue to enjoy your well-earned vacation despite these ailments, it's recommended that you pack a range of medications to combat these painful and irritable ailments and provide instant relief. Among these essential first aid vacation supplies are:
Indigestion relief tablets- Many tourists travelling abroad on day-trips, weekend breaks and fortnightly vacations often suffer from indigestion due to fact that they indulge in foreign cuisines to which their stomachs have not yet become accustomed. As such, it is highly advised that you pack some indigestion relief medication, such as Rennie's tablets, which contain stomach-soothing calcium carbonate and magnesium carbonate. By placing some of these indigestion tablets within your handbag or backpack you can continue to sample the local delicacies without experiencing the painful and debilitating effects of indigestion.