FIRST AID

  • Pills and Creams
  • Bandages and Tape
  • And Everything Else …

WHAT’S IN THE KIT?


WHAT WE PUT IN OUR FIRST AID KIT

We have a very extensive first aid kit, some would even call it overkill, but it’s better to have too much than too little. So here’s a list of what goes in:

 

Painkillers

Paracetamol for pain and fever

Anti-inflammatories e.g. Ibuprofen or Diclofenac (tablets and gel)

Anti-bacterials

Broad Spectrum Antibiotic e.g. Ciprofloxacin (5 day course)

Antibiotic eye ointment

Anti-bacterial cream or ointment

Antiseptic liquid

Gastro-intestinal agents

Anti-spasmodic e.g. Hyosine Butyl-bromide

Anti-nauseant e.g Cyclizine or Metoclopramide

Anti-diarrheal e.g. Loperamide

Laxative e.g. any bulk-forming agent

Antacid

Rehydration Sachets

Cold & Flu

Any cold & flu mix

Allergies, Bites, stings

Anti-histamine tablets

Anti-histamine cream

1% Hydrocortisone cream

 

Burnshield

Space Blankets

Sterile Gauze

Sterile Needles

Crepe Bandages (various sizes)

Triangle Bandages

Eye Patches

Micropore Tape

Roll of Sticky Plasters

Patches (various sizes)

Strapping Tape

Non-sterile Gauze

Non-sterile Gloves

Eye Bath

Thermometer

Pair of Scissors

Alcohol swabs

Vaseline

 

This list is by no means exhaustive and must, of course, include any chronic medication you are taking. This list is a guideline only and is what we personally use and is no replacement for consultation with your pharmacist or doctor. In fact, some of the agents included in our list are only available on prescription, so please consult your doctor.

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