First aid kit for travellers

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  • Alcohol, mercurochrome : Pharmadose (impregnated compresses)
  • Mouth and throat conditions : Lysopaïne (tablets)
  • Analgesic - antipyretic : Paracetamol (Doliprane ou Efferalgan)
  • Broad-spectrum antibiotic : Penglobe
  • Ophtalmic antibiotic : Ster-Dex (unidoses)
  • Antidiarrhea : Imodium
  • Antihistaminic, antiallergic : Polaramine ou Hypostamine
  • Anti-inflammatory : Ibuprofen (Nurofen)
  • Mosquito repellent : Mousticologne (lotion ou gel)
  • Intestinal antiseptic : Ercéfuryl ou Intétrix
  • Aphtes, inflammations of mouth or gums : Borostyrol
  • Bandages
  • Earplugs (India is sometimes very noisy at night...)
  • Burns, sunburns : Biafine
  • Anti-inflammatory cream (bites, stings) : Parfenac
  • Cream against blows, twists, crowdings : Arnican
  • Non-infectious eye irritations : Cétylyre ou Sophtal (unidoses)
  • Pansements
  • Condoms
  • Sunscreen : Anthélios de la Roche Posay
  • Feminine protections
  • Water purification : Hydroclonazone, but bottled water is now available everywhere
  • Syringes
  • Thermometer
  • Preventive treatment for intestinal problems : Carboyeast
  • Vitamin C