|Russian + Malaysian Medications.|
Step 1: Evaluate Needs
1. Where to?
Major cities: you don’t have to load up on medicine, prepare a basic kit that contain antidiarrheal, aspirin and bandaids might be enough.
Rural area/ remote wilderness: Pack a complete kit.
2. What is included in your Itinerary?
Camping/ hiking: focus on first aid
3. Your health condition?
Your prescribed medicine + a copy of doctor’s prescription
- Allergies: antihistamine, Epi-pen + prescription
- Diabetic:Insulin + prescription
…. you get the point.
Contact card containing phone numbers of:
- Family member
- Your doctor
- (your country) Embassy or consulate at your destination
|Glasgow. Visiting major cities? You do not need to overpack! |
Step 2: Packing
Anti-Diarrhea Meds + oral salt solution
Motion Sickness Tablets
Sunscreen (at least SPF 15 , has both UVA and UVB protection)
Disinfectant wipes or hand sanitizer
Health insurance card and copies of claim forms
Extras for rural area/ hiking trips
First Aids: - Antibacterial Gel (for cuts and abrasions).
- Blister Strips
- Alcohol swabs, gauze and medical tape.
- Other tools: scissors ...
Water Purification Tablets
Altitude Sickness Tablets
Microbial infection/ parasitic : - Insect repellent
- Anti-pruritic Cream
- Yeast Infection Treatment
- Immunization records
|Yosemite National Park. IG: @littlemisshappyfeet|
Thank you for reading.
I hope this helps you in some ways!
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