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Medical Kit

by Sanjib

This is the essential detail to cover the better common ailments that affect trekkers. Climbing groups, excursions, and adventurers moving to isolated localities will require a higher comprehensive kit.

Bandage and Dressings: Sphygmomanometer (Blood pressure Instrument) Elastic Bandages (3, 4 and 6 inches)
Triangular Bandages Penlight Tongue blades
Splints Cervical collar Band-aids
Eye pads Syringes (20 ml, 10 ml) Hot water bottle
Cotton roll (large and small) Safety pins Q-tips
Adhesive Tapes Aspirin (300mgs tablets) Medications For Pain
Pen and writing pad Scissors Stethoscope
Thermometer Matchbox Sterile gauge pads (large and small)



For Allergy

  1.  Avil (25 mg tablet)
  2.  Benadryl Syrup
  3.  Trexyl – (60mgs tablet, 30 mg in 5 ml syrup)
For Infections

  1. Eye: Neosporin Ophthalmic Cream
  2. Throat and Lung: Amoxicillin (125mg per 5 ml syrup, 250 mg, and 500 mg tablets)
  3. For Abdomen: Metronidazole(200mgs, 400mgs tablets) Tinidazole (500 mg tablets)
For Open Wounds

  1. Cloxacillin and Cephalexin(125 mg in 5 ml 250 mg and 500 mg tablets)
  2. For urinary infections
  3. Norfloxacin (200 mg, 400 mg tablets)

  1. Betadine (Solution and cream)
  2. Miconazole Cream (for fungal infection)
  3. Silver sulphadiazine(for burn injury)