Omnes Healthcare

The Forest Surgery

2 Macdonald Road, Walthamstow, London, E17 4BA

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Telephone: 0208 498 4988

Fax: 0870 417 3996

Family Medicine Chest

Here is a list of useful medicines etc.

  • Antiseptic Cream

For treating septic spots, sores in the nose and grazes.

  • Calamine Lotion

For dabbing (not rubbing) on insect bites and stings and sunburn.

  • Dioralyte/Electolade Sachets

For fluid replacement in diarrhoea/vomiting.

  • Dressing Strips

For minor cuts.

  • Menthol and Eucalyptus Inhalation

Add to hot water to make steam inhalations for treating catarrh or a chesty cough.

  • Paracetamol Mixture

For relief of pain or fever in young children

  • Dry Cough Linctus

For dry or painful coughs without congestion.

  • Paracetamol/Soluble Paracetamol

            For adults and children over 6 years.  Good for headaches, colds, sore throats and painful bruises.

  • Thermometer

For fevers

  • Tweezers

For removing splinters

  • Vapour Rub

Again, for steam inhalations.  Also for children with stuffy noses or chesty coughs.  Rub on the chest, throat and back.

  • 3” Wide Crepe Bandage

To keep dressings in place.  To support sprained or bruised joints.