With the arrival of summer, the sun and the high temperatures entice many of us to pack your bags to enjoy the holidays and a little rest, one to the sea, some in the mountains or in other exotic destinations.
But in addition to preparing and to choose clothes and shoes to take with you, you should choose carefully and thoroughly the drugs needed to be included in beauty: one of the tips that you can give is to make a list of medications before leaving.
It ‘important to carry the drugs usually employed for the continuation of an ongoing therapy (contraceptives, antidepressants, anti-diabetic, anti-arrhythmic, etc …), or those necessary, for example if you go abroad and you have to do prophylaxis malaria, which started before departure. For the rest it is important to remember to consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking the escort, if you need special drugs to treat chronic diseases.
In general, here is what drugs to pack:
Painkiller and anti-pyretic: Drugs in degrees to lower the temperature in case of fever and eliminate or mitigate the pain in case of headache, migraine, menstruation and so on. It is important to still use a product already experienced in the past.
Anti-inflammatory: Often, on vacation, it is exceeded by the motion, and it happens to grapple with too much emphasis on little physical activities pursued during the year. The body’s response logic is an inflammation, which can be countered, as well as with the rest, with ice and applied topically with an anti-inflammatory.
Drugs against motion sickness: A holiday or a long-awaited trip can be ruined from the start, because of sickness, air or sea, a phenomenon linked to the means of transport used: very common ailments, accompanied by nausea and vomiting, but can be solved with the prior use of drugs that fight them, even existing in the form of chewing gum, a more rapid onset of action and easier to administer, especially in children.
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Anti-diarrheal: To counter the typical “travelers’ diarrhea and dysentery, common in summer because of food and infectious fluids or the adoption of improper eating behavior that leads us to eat poorly.
Antiseptic and decongestant eye drops for the eyes and artificial tears to combat dry eyes, especially during air travel.
Antihistamines ointment or tablets in case of insect bites, eczema, burns.
A broad-spectrum antibiotic (e.g. containing amoxicillin), to be taken in case of infection or prolonged fever, if you can not see your doctor.
A kit for first aid: Patches of different sizes, gauze, disinfectant wipes, a thermometer, a bottle of disinfectant non-alcoholic, a pair of sterile gloves, a pair of scissors, a pair of synthetic ice packs in envelopes.
Creams and company: Antihistamine in case of sunburn, itching, insect bites, irritant dermatitis and allergic basis; cortisone for insect bites, irritant dermatitis and inflammatory, Allergy-based (non-infected), eczema, allergic type; antibiotic for infected dermatitis, burns and wounds, anti-herpes for herpes lips.