What Common Medicines should be Kept at Home? (Level 3)

Written by Saurav

Description: An article about keeping common medicines at home

Instructions: Read the sentences below and answer the questions or fill in the spaces

There are many first aid supplies and medicines that a person should keep at home because they are useful during emergencies.

Bandages: Bandages are necessary when a person has a cut. They are used for dressing wounds and protecting wounds from getting infected.

Paracetamol: Paracetamol is the most widely used medicine. This medicine helps in reducing fever and pain. It can also help a cold or flu.

Aspirin: Aspirin is another medicine that is used to reduce ache and pains.

Cough Syrups: Cough syrups are medicine that is used to reduce coughing and related symptoms.

Ear and Eye Drops: Ear and eye drops are another medicine that need to be kept at home. This medicine helps to reduce infections and pain in your ears and eyes.

Ant Acids: Ant Acids should be taken if a person suffers from stomach acidity or heart burns.

Before taking and storing these medicines consultation with a doctor is advised so that a person does not suffer any side effects. Also, these medicines are really only just good for short-term treatment. If the problem lasts longer then you should go and see your doctor as soon as possible.