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It is a good idea to have a selection of medications at home. Make sure these are kept in a safe place, such as a locked cupboard, out of the reach of children. Make sure the medication is still in date before taking it.

Painkillers such as aspirin, paracetamol and ibuprofen effective for headaches and aches and pains. Do not give to children under 16

Antihistamines these are good for allergies and insect bites.

Anti-diarrhoea tablets. The most common of these are Loperamide.

Indigestion treatment.  Stomach ache, heartburn or trapped wind a simple antacid will reduce stomach acidity and bring relief.

 Bandages- support injured limbs

Plasters- waterproof if possible

Thermometer- digital thermometers that you put in your mouth give an accurate reading and placed under a baby or child’s arm is good way to read a baby or child’s temperature.

Don’t forget your local chemist that can help with many ailments, such as coughs, asthma,colds,eczema,hayfever and period pain. They can give advice where appropriate and medicines that can help clear up the problem.

 
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