Keep them in a box or cupboard with a lock – or store them well out of the reach of children.
Soluble aspirin tablets
For adults. Good for headaches, colds, sore throats and painful bruises. However, avoid using aspirin for treating feverish children between the ages of 12 and 15. Aspirin should NEVER be given to children and young adults under 20.
For relief of pain or fever in young children.
Sedative cough linctus
For dry or painful coughs – but not coughs caused by common colds.
Add hot water to make steam inhalations for treating catarrh and dry or painful coughs.
Again, for steam inhalations. Also useful for children with stuffy noses or dry coughs. Rub on the chest and nose.
Ephedrine nose drops
For runny noses in children over one year old. Use before meals and at night but not for more than four days.
One teaspoon diluted in warm water for cleaning cuts and grazes.
For treating septic stops, sores in the nose and grazes.
For dabbing (not rubbing) on insect bites, stings and burns.
For minor cuts.
3” wide crepe bandage
To keep dressing in place. To support sprained or bruised joints use 4”.
For cleaning cuts and grazes.