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These medication you should definitely bring when you go on vacation

Each week, reply to Sign up for the Vaal (47), a general practitioner in Nijmegen, the netherlands, a common, or outstanding question on a practice. This week is: What is the zelfzorgmedicijnen, they don’t miss out on your first?

The Pale (“If you’re going on vacation, it is helpful to have in advance of your own first, to put together. It appears that in acute diseases the first to to a local pharmacy or drug store to search for it. Keep a mini pharmacy in your carry-on baggage, as well as any of the other drugs, so that you will have at least 24 hours to save it.”

1. Tylenol

“Right on, number one of which is paracetamol. If you’re in this pain right away is necessary, as, for example, you are the case, then it is a good thing, you will always find your drinks. It appears that you are the first from any language barrier, are likely to run into the night in search of a drug store.”

2. A small first-aid kit

“Make sure that you have a small first aid box from the pharmacy or drug store to collect. It may be a serious one, but make sure that there is, in any case, band-aids, a bandage, a pair of scissors, and a disinfectant at the same time. It’s enough to make a small hole to the outside.

Band-aids, bandages, scissors and antiseptic, useful for when you have to. (Image: 123RF)

3. Diarreeremmers

“Well, it’s useful to have diarreeremmers to be taken in the event of an emergency. In case you have diarrhoea, continue to be in your hotel room. So you can easily get to the toilet when you have the urge to feel it, because of the infection, the body has to be off.”

“If you’re really continuing to travel, then it may be a diarreeremmer, such as loperamide, is a temporary solution. Note: do not use if there is blood in your stool or if you have a fever. Stop in addition to go with to use when you are in a place with a toilet because of diarrhoea should be there too.”

Be careful with the medicines and the sun

  • Also, keep in mind that some medications, such as antibiotics, can be more sensitive to sunlight
  • In addition, the effect of the medicine in the sun, not so good. Ask for a room in the pharmacy-whether this is for your medicine is valid
  • For all of the medications, the following applies: store in a dark, cool place

4. Additional remedies for the flight

“Those who travel by plane, I recommend a salt-water nasal spray to take with you. If you have a cold when flying, it is more likely that your ears or your sinuses become blocked by the pressure.”

“In order to prevent it from flowing in the ear or even an ear, or a holteontsteking, it is best to often zoutwaterneusspray length. In this way, the verweek you get the snot out, and it blocks less of the sunlight into the cavities of your ears.”

The medical explanation for the drugs

  • Do you take medication? It is useful to have a print out of this to take with you on your trip. This can be obtained by contacting the pharmacy
  • In some countries, certain medicines subject to the opium act as sedatives and ritalin. In this case, you must be a Schengenverklaring applications
  • For more information about traveling with medications on the website of the federal Government, or work with your pharmacy

“If you really, really, extremely, cold, and still need to fly, you will be glad, if you xylometazoline is used. The ontzwelt of your nasal mucosa, so that is a minus to the airport from the cavity. Also this is for sexual well-being, you’ll just be at the drugstore to buy it. Please note that you need to use it three times a day, for a maximum of one week.”

Call from your address where you need to be your own doctor for advice

“Basically, you have to be the most important zelfzorgmedicijnen in a mini-pharmacy. If you have an acute, somewhere, will suffer from it, then you can move forward. If you have forgotten something or you have something else, then you can use the rest of it in a lot of cases, your destination to buy.”

“And one last tip: if you have a medical problem, then you can always go to your own family doctor or general practitioner make a call or send an email to ask for advice. Maybe, it is advised to go to a local doctor to go to or write to your medical doctor from the Netherlands, is a recipe for the medication. This can be done through the mail to you or faxed to a local pharmacy to control.”

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