Here is a list of useful medicines etc to keep in your medical chest at home
Soluble Aspirin Tablets
For adults and children over the age of 12. Good for headaches, colds, sore throats and painful bruises.
For relief of pain or fever in young children
Sedative Cough Linctus
For dry or painful coughs
Add to hot water to make steam inhalations. Also useful for children with stuffy noses or dry coughs. Rub on the chest.
Ephedrine Nose Drops
For runny noses in children over one year old. Use before meals and at night but not for more than 4 days.
For fluid replacement in diarrhoea/vomiting.
For treating septic spots, sores in the nose and grazes.
For dabbing (not rubbing) on insect bites and stings and sunburn.