Don’t leave without them

Don’t leave without them

  • Any prescription or over-the-counter medication you usually use (duplicate)
  • Medical certificate from your health care provider stating that the medication (and syringes, as the case may be) are for medical use.
  • Destination-specific medication, such as malaria, altitude sickness or motion sickness.
  • Oral rehydration salts sachets
  • Thermometer
  • Anti-allergic, such as an antihistamine, or epinephrine prescribed by your doctor, p. e.g. autoinjector (EpiPen®)
  • Antidiarrheal
  • Gravol anti-nausea
  • Advil-type anti-inflammatory or acetaminophen (Tylenol)
  • Polysporin antibiotic cream
  • 1% hydrocortisone cream to treat mild skin irritations, such as itching caused by insect bites or poison ivy
  • Cold and flu medicines
  • Throat lozenges
  • First aid
    • Sprain compression bandage
    • Moleskin-type blister pads or dressings
    • Alcohol-based hand sanitizer
    • Antiseptic wipes (e.g. alcohol- or iodine-soaked swabs)
    • Safety pins and scissors
    • Disposable latex or vinyl gloves
    • Gauze
    • Adhesive dressings (multiple sizes) and adhesive tape
    • Tweezers to remove ticks, splinters, etc.
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Sunglasses
  • Lip balm with SPF
  • Batteries
  • Sunscreen (several bottles)