Medicines- Keeping a stock of medicine at home is very useful for first aid to a sick or injured body. This preparation is important, especially during a pandemic like now.
Reporting from the National Health Service (NHS), the UK’s health service, here are medicines that should always be available at home just in case:
Pain relievers such as paracetamol, ibuprofen and aspirin have many benefits. These drugs can relieve minor aches such as headaches and menstrual pain, flu, to reduce inflammation caused by arthritis and sprains. However, it should be noted that aspirin should not be given to children under 16 years of age. Ibuprofen also should not be taken by pregnant women or people with certain conditions such as asthma.
Antihistamines can treat symptoms of mild allergies, allergic rhinitis (hay fever), itching due to chickenpox and insect bites. There are two types of antihistamines, namely … Read MoreRead More »