This is a list of inexpensive but useful medicines for minor illnesses. Keep them in a cupboard that is either locked or out of reach of children or steam.
- Soluble aspirin (over 16 year olds only)
- Eucalyptus drops
- Dressing strips
- Paracetamol mixture
- Calamine lotion
- Crepe bandage
- Antiseptic solution
- Cotton wool
- Vapour rub
Keep the medicine box in a secure, locked, place out of reach of small children. Always read the instructions and use the recommended dose. Watch expiry dates - don't keep or use medicines past their sell-by date. Take all unwanted and out-of-date medicines back to the pharmacy.
Remember not to give aspirin to anyone under 16 years of age. If in doubt please check with a pharmacist.
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