From the time we travel around the world and we tell you our adventures in our world travel blog, We would like to give you a little help. The holiday-aid kit must be a first aid kit, a journey of the survival kit. It must contain medicines, essential items that we will detail and important documents related to your health.
In short, we will tell you everything to help you stay comfortable and safe during your future travels. It is important even essential to prepare your travel pharmacy kit especially when traveling independently but also when opting for a tour package.
When organizing your travel pharmacy kit, here are the main points to remember:
Kit as compact as possible, wear-resistant and hermetic.
You need to know exactly what is in your medicine kit and how to use it. Prepare a list of the medications you are taking, the symptoms they treat, the dosage, etc.
The content must be adapted to your needs, taking into account geographical considerations and planned activities.
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01. What you need to bring with you on a trip
Here are the essentials to include in your first aid kit.
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- Adhesive bandages, dressings of several sizes
- Scissors, tweezers (sea urchins, splinters for example)
- Sterile gauze compresses
- Antibacterial hand sanitizer
- Antibacterial and antifungal spray or cream
- Antiseptic wipes
Remember that sharp objects such as scissors should be stored in checked baggage when traveling by air. More information about the rules and regulations by plane. You will know everything ?on the baggage and hold baggage.
02. Medications to take a trip
Here is a list of some drugs that we always carry with us during our long journeys.
The names of the drugs are given for information purposes! Consult your doctor to determine which drugs are best suited to you (because of allergies, another take treatments, etc.)
► Make sure you have enough medication for your entire trip.
- Anti-Diarrheal Drugs: Severe Diarrhea: Zithromax / Diarrhea: Imodium
- Intestinal wardrobes: Smecta
- Anti-nausea Drugs, anti-vomiting: Vogalene
- Fever and bread/anti-inflammatory. Moderate: Analgesic (alleviates bread): Dafalgan (acetaminophen) /
- Intense: Analgesic: Ibuprofen (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory). Caution: Do not associate with anti-inflammatory drugs or corticosteroids.
- Stomach ache: Spasfon
- Itching: Diprosone (local corticosteroid) for reactions to nasty insect cocks
- Allergies: Aerius, anti-allergy without fatigue effect (works well for allergy jellyfish)
- Eye Infection: Azyter 1 dose. If antibiotic eye infection conjunctivitis.
Antibacterial broad-spectrum antibiotic (tonsillitis, skin infections, ENT infections): Pyostacin
03. To travel with you while traveling
You can also include your own kit, depending on your destination and the nature of your trip:
- Solar cream
- Cream, after sun lotion: Biaphine
- Mosquito spray
- Earplugs / Earplugs
- Tablets for water purification
04. Important documents related to your health
Finally, here are some important documents you need to include in a medical emergency.
- Local emergency phone numbers (nearest hospitals for example).
- Proof of health insurance coverage.
- A copy of your immunization records, including a certificate of vaccination against yellow fever if required by the country you are visiting.
- A contact card with information about you: the accommodation on your holiday, a family member of the embassy of your country in your country and the destination of your health insurance.
05. In conclusion
You never know when you might need medical attention during your trip, so prevention is better than cure. A little preparation can save you valuable time in case of health problems or accidents during a trip. Having a well-prepared pharmacy kit will calm your mind to make the most of your trip.