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Must Bring Travel Medicine Kit according to Arshie Larga

Must Bring Travel Medicine Kit according to Arshie Larga

A basic travel health kit is essential no matter where you travel. A traveler should be prepared for any circumstances during their trip. This will not only prevent any illnesses, or minor injuries, and manage pre-existing health conditions but also help with your preparedness and peace of mind.

Certified TikTok influencer and licensed pharmacist Arshie Larga shared his travel medicine kit along with the list of medicine you can buy over the counter!


Replying to @shrmssy Mga gamot na dapat nyong dala when traveling😉💊

♬ original sound – Arshie Larga – Arshie Larga

Here’s the list of medicine you should take note of to save yourself from any trouble according to Arshie:

Meclizine 25mg (Bonamine) – To prevent and treat nausea, vomiting, or dizziness associated with motion sickness especially when traveling. Take 1 tablet of this, one hour before traveling for 24-hour protection.

Antacids – To relieve hyperacidity, heartburn, and indigestion, by reducing the amount of acid in your stomach.

  • Kremil S- chew 1-2 tablets are taken one hour after each meal and at bedtime.
  • Gaviscon liquid sachets – Take 10-20ml of the liquid formulation after meals and at bedtime.

Hyoscie-N-Butylbromide (Buscopan) – To soothe painful stomach cramps, especially lower belly pain. Take one tablet of this every 8 hours as needed.

Paracetamol 500mg (Biogesic) – To reduce fever and alleviate mild or moderate pain such as headaches, toothache, and sprains. Take one tablet every 4-6 hours as needed. The safest option for pain relievers since the side effects are also rare.

Ibuprofen 400mg (Medicol Advance 400) – To give relief of pain. Take this orally and for short-term use only. Take one soft gel capsule every 8 hours, as needed.

Cetirizine 10mg – To relieve hay fever symptoms and other allergic conditions such as allergic rhinitis or skin rashes. Take one tablet once a day at bedtime.

Oral Rehydration Salts/ Solution (Hydrite, Vivalyte. Pedialyte) – To treat dehydration after experiencing diarrhea or vomiting. This will quickly replenish fluids in your body.

Loperamide 2mg (Diatabs, Imodium, Lomotil) – To treat diarrhea especially short-term diarrhea and irritable bowel syndrome. Take two capsules initially for the first loose bowel movement, followed by one capsule after each bowel movement

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Phenylephrine HCI + Chlorphenamine Maleate + Paracetamol (Bioflu, Neozep, Symdex, Sinutab Cold Plus) – To help relieve common cold and allergies like sneezing, runny nose, congestion, fever, body pains, or watery eyes. Take one tablet every 6 hours.

Carbocisteine + Zinc (Solmux Advance) – To ease cough with phlegm. Take one tablet every 8 hours.

Maintenance Medicines – Don’t forget to bring this for people with pre-existing illnesses. Take as prescribed by your doctor.

Multivitamins of choice – To boost your immune system, keep you awake, energized, and in a good mood when traveling.

There we go, having a good medicine kit that will last for your entire trip will save you inconvenience especially when you or your travel buddy experienced some health issues. You can also discuss the list of medications with your healthcare provider before traveling and make sure to follow the correct dosage and when to seek professional medical care. Thank you Arshie for this information!

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