The first-aid kit should be a matter of course today, whether you are going camping, to the mountains, to the sea, on the trip or to the hotel.
It will help you cope with the first symptoms of the disease, treat minor injuries or stings, allergic reactions, acute pain that comes unexpectedly at night, or at a distance away from the doctor. Think about the nature of your trip and pick the medicaments accordingly. For example, when going hiking, you will need more Spofaplast plasters and tablets, or Traumeel ointment, than Panthenol spray or Zovirax for herpes.
It also depends on the country you travel to. In some, our medicamnets may be unavailable us or may have a different name and a modified composition.
It is simpler in places that are similar to our climate conditions and people have similar diet, diet, water sources, existing bacteria and therefore similar diseases .... In other, especially exotic countries, it is advisable to take probiotics.  It is advisable to have water-treatment tablets or a high-quality outdoor filter and disinfectant used on hands.
Follow the advice of your doctor in regards to vaccinations and medicaments. Do not forget about the international vaccination license issued by the specialized clinics.
Think about your body. Every body is more prone to differernt things. While some people suffer from diarrhea on holidays, the others are bothered rather by allergic reactions. That's why it's good to focus first on those medicaments you might need the most and then the others.
If you are travelling also with your children do prefer medicaments that are suitable for both children and adults. Plus those specifically ment for children.
You can also pack a CRP test that will tell you in a few minutes whether zour disease is caused by a bacterial inflammation that is treated with antibiotics, or whether it is a viral illness where you should only use anivirotics and medicaments that affect the symptoms (sore throat, running nose, fever).
The packaging of your medical kit is also important. Suitable are non-transparent, and waterproof.The greatest catch are thermo-insulating pockets.
If you suffer from a specific/chronic illness, keep your medicaments in a small thermobag at you. Be sure to note your diagnosis in the first aid kit too. Do not forget your name and the name and phone number of your doctor and your closest relatives.
Look at an overview of medicaments and oitments that should be in a first-aid kit to treat the most common health complications:

Your aid kit

Travel nausea
  • Cocculine
  • Kinedryl
  • Travel-gum
  • Travel-pop lillipop

First-aid kit


Addition for guides

Injection needles and syringes
Visit your doctor before going abroad and you will be advised about any necessary specific vaccinations.
He will also prescribe spare medicaments , if you regularly take any of them, advise on choosing the most appropriate medicaments toyour first aid kit, and how and where to use and dispense them in specific cases.
He will also examine you some viruses or other health complications can even start befor your trip.
If you are taking prescription medication and planning to go for a long time, ask your doctor to confirm this fact. The confirmation should also be in English and contain information about the medication you take and what diagnosis it is intended for. Some countries require it.
For medical problems, a medical examination is appropriate, a first aid kit is ment only as a first aid.
Doctor's prescription after examination will ease the process of getting the necessary medicaments. Dosage will be determined by your doctor or pharmacist.
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