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Family Medicine Chest

Here is a list of useful medicine and dressings with a description of their uses. All are quite cheap and worth stocking at home in readiness for minor illness.

Keep them in a box or cupboard with a lock – or store them well out of the reach of children.

Soluble Aspirin Tablets, Paracetamol 500mg tabs,  Ibuprofen 200mg

For adults, good for headaches, colds, sore throats and painful bruises.

Paracetamol Suspension,  Ibuprofen Suspension

For relief of pain or fever in young children.

Menthol Crytstals or Vick or Friars Balsam

Add to hot water to make steam inhalation for treating catarrh and dry or painful coughs.

Antiseptic Solution

For treating septic spots, sores in the nose and grazes.

Calamine Lotion

For dabbing (not rubbing) on insect bites and strings and sunburn.

Dressing Strips

For minor cuts.

3” Wide Crepe Bandage

To keep dressings in place. To support sprained or bruised joints.

Cotton Wool

For cleaning cuts and grazes.

Thermometer

Useful to confirm fevers.

Tweezers

For removing splinters.

Remember that your local chemist can give advice about medicine.



 
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