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What should a family medicine cabinet contain

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Celia1978 Mon 27-Jul-15 13:00:38

Trying to put one together. Have cobbled together what I could find in the house: loads of painkillers (paracetamol/ibuprofen) for adults and kids; plasters; saline spray and Vicks; hay fever tablets for DH; Lemsip; thermometer. What else do I need?

allinall Mon 27-Jul-15 13:46:59

Well, I'm not sure about what you need, but mine has painkillers ( (adult and children's), plasters, antiseptic cream, blister plasters, bonjela, nit comb, motion sickness tablets, antihistamines for allergies, and some haemorrhoid cream! Plus a load of ancient bits and bobs of toiletries that I have just thrown away after looking in the cabinet.

Aquamarine70 Tue 28-Jul-15 04:13:52

Sore throat tablets, diarrhoea tablets, heat/cold pack, anti inflammatory muscle rub, deep heat or ice gel, witch hazel, tweezers, bandages, decongestant nose spray, cold & flu tablets, indigestion tablets, bite cream, cotton wool, calamine lotion, antiseptic cream, different size plasters

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