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Over the counter medications are well worth stocking. Many of them were originally prescription medications and some still are but in larger strengths. Most preppers are on a budget, so take advantage of coupons and store sales to stock up. Keep in mind that all medications should be stored in cool, dark, and dry locations to maximize their effectiveness.
These over the counter medications can be used to treat many conditions including: headache, fever, sore throats, dehydration, ear ache, menstrual cramps, heartburn, arthritis, ulcers, diarrhea, allergies, hives, congestion, dizziness, mild anxiety, nausea, vomiting, poison ivy, athlete’s foot, ringworm, eczema, insomnia, backache, gout, diaper rash, yeast infections, and many more common illnesses.…Read More...
Getting good painkillers is a problem, due to the misuse of narcotics. In the United States, we are pretty much limited to aspirin, Tylenol and similar medications. Now I am not putting these down they are useful medications and have a place in our kits.
But what can we do if we need something stronger and a doctor is not available. If you live in Canada, you can get aspirin with codeine and Tylenol with codeine over the counter without a prescription. Just ask for aspirin with codeine or Tylenol with codeine at any pharmacy.
If you are traveling in Canada, you can purchase them. …Read More...
If aspirin were developed today, it probably would be a prescription only medication because of its many uses. Aspirin, also known as acetylsalicylic acid, is often used to relieve minor aches and pains, to reduce fever, and as an anti-inflammatory medication.
Aspirin also is an antiplatelet. Aspirin is also used long-term, at low doses, to help prevent heart attacks, strokes, and blood clot formation in people at high risk of developing blood clots. Low doses of aspirin may be given immediately after a heart attack to reduce the risk of another heart attack or of the death of cardiac tissue. …Read More...