First aid kit and Medicine for a Himalayan trek

First aid kit and Medicine for The Himalayan trek

Himalayan trekking gives us entertainment, refreshment and a new experience in life. During a travel, we may meet with major or minor events which may be injurious as well. So, first aid kit and medicine is essential while the  himalayan Trek .First aid kit AND MEDICINE

The materials required for giving first aid is known as first aid kit and the box containing first aid kit is termed as first aid box. Uncertainly we may face uneasiness during our trek. On such situation our guide will support you by providing First aid kit with Medicine . It is essential for everyone to know about basic principles of first aid and first aid kit should be with us as well.

Basic first aids kit   for The Himalayan trek

  • Gauze piece roll and pads
  • Elastic bandages
  • Scissors
  • Tweezers
  • Adhesive or sticky tapes
  • Safety pins
  • Sterile rubber gloves
  • Antiseptic wipes
  • Cold pack
  • Pain killer
  • Emergency contact/ information or medical information sheet/paper
  • Thermometer
  •  Pulse oximeter 
  • if possible small size of oxygen

Important medicines for different physical condition as first aid kit

  • Diarrhoea
    • Gastrolyte sachets x6 (200ml)
    • Loperamide (Imodium) x16 (2 to start, then 1 after loose)
    • Ciprofloxacin 500mg x56 (2/day 7d, before food)
    • Tinadazole (Fasigyn) 500mg x12 (take 4 with food)
    • Lomotil x20 (2 to start, then 2 every 6h until fixed)
    • Azothromycin 3x500mg (500mg/day) CIPRO RESISTANT
  • Skin problems
  • Constipation
    • Coloxyl and senna 10 (1-2 at night, up to 4 for constipation)
    • Gaviscon antacid 8 x 250mg
  • Respiratory illness
    • Roxithromycin (Biaxsig) 150mgx16 (2/d 5d, before food)
    • Cephalexin 500mgx20 (also for wounds) (4/d 5d)
    • Sudafed
  • Painkillers
    • Paracetamol 25x500mg
    • Codeine phosphate 30mgx40 (4/d)
    • Fentanyl 12ug/hr x4 (3 days each!)
  • Eye and ear problems
    • Neomycin (Nemdyn) ointment (apply 3/d)
    • Prednisone tablets 25mgx24 (2/d 3d with food)
  • Other
    • Claratyne antihistamine 10x10mg (1/d) allergies
    • Acetazolamide (Diamox) 250mgx10 (½ tab before altitude)

Thus, we mission summit treks suggest our guest, that we will make our journey successful with mutual cooperation and support in hard situation aswell.

 

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