Medicines for children should be in the medicine cabinet of every family with a child. The child's body is not yet very resistant to viruses and microbes, so the disease can occur unexpectedly and suddenly. You always need to have children's medicines on hand, which will provide an ambulance. But you should be extremely careful when using when using drugs: always keep the instructions and check the expiration dates often. All products should be kept away from children, out of their reach.
What do you need to have in a first aid kit if there is a child in the house?
Hydrogen peroxide. Fresh cuts should not be rinsed with peroxide; scientists note that this increases the healing time. But if there are old wounds with suppuration or bandages that have dried on blood, this is exactly what will help clean the wound and separate the bandage.
Brilliant green or just brilliant green. An alcohol solution that is useful to disinfect bites, cuts, and purulent wounds.
Iodine can be used for disinfection. Most likely, it will be required in order to draw an iodine grid, with edema, swelling and for resorption of cones from injections.
Stock up on plaster, bandage, cotton wool, whatever you need if the child is injured. A thermometer, syringe and small scissors are also a must in a baby first aid kit.
Any viral infection first causes a dry, frequent cough, which greatly irritates the throat and tires the child. The throat is tense, there is soreness and pain. Then comes the second phase: a cough with phlegm. Medicines: Robitussin, Delsim, Gedelix, Prospan, Lazolvan, Doctor Mom ointment, ACC.
Children under 2 years of age are not recommended to give medicines for dry cough!
Colds cause a lot of troubles and anxiety. It is good if they proceed without complications. Observe the child, examine the body for the presence of a rash, give often a warm drink and if any changes in the condition, immediately consult a doctor! Medicines: Viferon (candles), Viferon (ointment), Anaferon, Aflubin, Arbidol, Oxolinic ointment.
If you suspect that the child has the flu, you should immediately see a doctor, limit the child's communication with other children, give frequent drinks and light food. Medicines: Reaferon, AntiGrippin.
It happens that children suddenly have an attack of diarrhea. Don't be irresponsible about it! Try to find out what the child ate, drank, and did. Sometimes diarrhea is indicative of a very serious illness. If the attack hasn't gone away within 24 hours, see your doctor. Drink plenty of fluids! Medicines: Linex, Loperamide, Tannacomp.
The child's body can react sharply to pollen, dust, insect bites. In the first-aid kit with children's medicines, there should always be ointment, drops and tablets for allergies. Medicines: Diazolin, Loratodin, Zyrtec, Finistil (drops), Skin-Cap, Gistan.
Do not give antipyretics to children if the temperature does not exceed 38 ° C. Allow time for the child's body to learn how to fight infection and develop immunity. Observe the condition of the child, give drink and do not insulate too much. Medicines: Panadol, Tsefekon, Calpol, Nurofen, Efferalgan.
Always be extremely careful about the well-being of your child, seek advice from specialists. Follow your doctor's orders and do not self-medicate. Walk with your child more often, dress appropriately for the weather, temper and eat well.