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Medicine Chest

Medicines to keep at home, locked away. Remember, Always read the label.

  • Paracetamol tablets & syrup for children and adults for basic pain relief
  • Ibuprofen (Nurofen) for children and adults. Can be taken with Paracetamol for pain relief. Care must be taken if you have asthma or indigestion
  • Calamine lotion for cooling the skin
  • Cough linctus for dry or tickly cough
  • Antiseptic solution to clean cuts and grazes
  • Cotton wool for cleaning cuts and grazes
  • Dressings, tapes and plasters for minor cuts
  • 3” wide crepe bandage to keep dressings in place and support sprains
  • Thermometer for children under 4
  • Tweezers for removing splinters

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