St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center
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Traveler's Medical Kit

  • First Aid supplies: gauze, tape, Band-Aids, moleskin, tweezers, small scissors, antiseptic towelettes, antibiotic ointment such as Bacitracin, Ace bandage, second skin, steri-strips.
  • Extra eyeglasses and eyeglass prescription, sunglasses, contact solutions and supplies.
  • Soap
  • Thermometer (not glass)
  • Sunscreen: spf > 30
  • Insect repellent
  • Mosquito net
  • Water purification system (iodine or filter)
  • Oral rehydration solution: for example, CeraLyte
  • Foot powder: Micatin, Tinactin, Desenex
  • Analgesic: ibuprofen or acetominophen
  • Antiseptic: betadine
  • Antimalarial medication (Rx needed)
  • Anticonstipation: Metamucil, docusate sodium, or Senekot
  • Antidiarrheals: Imodium, Pepto Bismol, and antibiotic (Rx needed)
  • Anti-motion sickness medication: Dramamine, Bonine or other
  • Antihistamine: Benadryl
  • Altitude sickness prevention medication if relevant (Rx needed)
  • Antacids
  • Throat lozenges
  • Condoms
  • Dental Floss
  • Swiss Army Knife
  • Feminine hygiene: tampons, vaginal yeast infection cream
  • Hydrocortisone 1% cream for rashes
  • Epi Pen if you have severe allergy (Rx needed)
  • Flexible Splint (“Sam” splint can be found at REI)



Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center  |  1055 N. Curtis Road  |  Boise, Idaho 83706  |  208-367-2121

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