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Lafene Health Center

Travel Kit Medication Recommendations

One or more medications from each of the following categories are recommended for your traveling kit.

Brand names given for customer reference only.

Analgesics

  • aspirin
  • acetaminophen
  • ibuprofen

Antibiotic ointment

  • Neosporin

Antidiarrheal

  • Pepto-Bismol
  • Imodium AD

Antifungal/yeast agents

  • Tinactin (athlete's foot and jock itch)
  • Monistat 7 (vaginal yeast infection)
  • miconazole topical (athlete's foot, ring worm, yeast)

Cold/flu medicines

  • Thera-flu
  • Nyquil
  • Dayquil

Allergy

  • Benadryl
  • Sudafed
  • Chlor-trimeton
  • hydrocortisone cream (rashes, bites, etc.)
  • Afrin nasal spray

Cough

  • Robitussin DM
  • lozenges

Laxatives

  • Metamucil
  • any natural laxative

Motion Sickness

  • Dramamine

Topical antiseptic

  • iodine
  • skin cleanser
  • triple antibiotic ointment/cream

Vitamins

  • multiple vitamin containing minerals
  • calcium

Miscellaneous

  • ace bandages
  • bandages
  • gauze
  • syringes
  • tape
  • thermometer
  • prescription medications


lafene@k-state.edu

A travel consult is available through Lafene's Allergy and Immunization clinic.