Wednesday 28 June 2017

Be prepared to party

First aid bag
First aid bag

Pharmacists have advised festival-goers to take a mini medicine kit with them to be ready for all emergencies.

The advice is to pack:

Water - to prevent dehydration

Prescription medicines, e.g. if you are asthmatic, bring your inhaler and spare cartridges, or if you are a diabetic, make sure to take your insulin

Antiseptic hand gel with a high alcohol content

Condoms

Sunscreen - SPF 20 or higher

Plasters

Tissues/toilet paper

Domperidone for stomach upsets

Loperamide for diarrhoea

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