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Travel health kit: What to pack


Medicines
  • Prescription medicines you usually take. If you have a severe allergy and epinephrine has been prescribed by your doctor, bring your Epinephrine auto-injector.
  • Medicines to prevent malaria (if needed).
  • Antibiotic prescribed by your doctor for self-treatment of moderate to severe diarrhea.
  • Antidiarrheal medication (for example, bismuth subsalicylate, loperamide). 
  • Antihistamine. 
  • Decongestant, alone or in combination with antihistamine. 
  • Anti-motion sickness medication. 
  • Medicine for pain or fever (such as acetaminophen, aspirin, or ibuprofen). 
  • Mild laxative. 
  • Cough suppressant/expectorant. 
  • Cough drops. 
  • Antacid. 
  • Antifungal and antibacterial ointments or creams. 
  • 1% hydrocortisone cream.

Other important items
  • Insect repellent containing DEET (30%-50%) or picaridin (up to 15%). 
  • Sunscreen (preferably SPF 15 or greater) that has both UVA and UVB protection. 
  • Antibacterial hand wipes or alcohol-based hand sanitizer containing at least 60% alcohol. 
  • Lubricating eye drops. 
  • First-aid supplies (bandages, gauze, ace bandage, antiseptic, tweezers, scissors, cotton-tipped applicators).
  • Moleskin for blisters. 
  • Aloe gel for sunburns. 
  • Digital thermometer. 
  • Oral rehydration solution packets. 
  • Mild sedative or other sleep aid.
  • Medicine to prevent altitude sickness. 
  • Water purification tablets. 
  • Latex condoms.
Source: CDC

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