Best Pharmacy Products For Travel (Updated 2022)
Are you going on a holiday trip or are travelling somewhere for a few days? It’s a good idea to be prepared for your journey. In this guide, we cover the best pharmacy products to bring while travelling so that you can enjoy your break with a peace of mind. Read on!
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When you go on a trip for a few days or travel to a new place, it is always a good idea to prepare a few pharmacy items in your bag as you might not always have access to a pharmacy or doctor immediately. Hence, there are many over-the-counter medications and pharmacy items which can be helpful if you are travelling and fall sick or are not feeling well. Not sure what to prepare? We’ve got your covered! Here’s our list of recommended pharmacy products for travel.
Top 10 Pharmacy Products For Travel
Esyms works with the largest network of independent pharmacies in Malaysia. Through our extensive network and knowledge of pharmacy products in Malaysia, we’ve identified and curated a list of the best pharmacy products for travel in Malaysia.
1. Sunplay Water Kids (SPF60)
If you’re travelling with the little ones or going to the beach it’s important to protect yourself and your loved ones from the sun rays. Excessive sun ray exposure can cause sun burns and skin damage. Sunplay Water Kids is the perfect choice for your kids as it is an ultra protection sunscreen with pH 5.5, and low sensitivity which is safe for children. It can be applied on the face and body.
2. Sunplay Sport Sunscreen (SPF 120)
What about the adults? We recommend Sunplay Sport Sunscreen which contains SPF 120 PA++++ for broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection. It is light-weight, non-greasy, water and sweat resistant for up to 4 hours and can be applied even on wet skin (without needing to tower dry).
3. Charcoal Tablets
Charcoal tablets are a must when travelling. If you happen to eat something that disagrees with your stomach, it can help sooth stomach pain which is caused by gas, diarrhoea or indigestion.
If you often suffer from gastric issues such as indigestion, acid reflux, or heartburn symptoms, Gaviscon tablets are super conveniet and offers rapid relief. Great to have when you are on the move and have to eat out a lot.
Paracetamol is one of the essentials when travelling and needs no introduction. It is used for fever, headaches, pains, aches, flu symptoms and can be extremely handy if you are not feeling well during your travels. Panadol ActiFast tablets is a formulation and offers fast relief, perfect when you are on the move.
6. Skin Hygiene Hand Sanitizer Spray
With bacteria, fungi and viruses lurking around the corner it is always a good idea to bring around a handy sanitizer. Skin hygiene hand sanitizer is our recommended choice which is affordable and effectively kills germs. Can be used on skin and also disinfect surfaces.
7. Dettol Wet Wipes
Need I say more? Dettol wet wipes are super convenient. Easy to carry around, smells mildly fragrant, cleans effectively and kills germs. Perfect when washing and sanitizing is not readily available.
8. Mosiguard Insect Repellant Natural Spray
When travelling outdoors it’s a smart choice to bring along insect repellent. Mosiguard insect repellent is a DEET-free, plant-based, scientifically proven way to repel all kinds of bugs and insects. It is also suitable for pregnant women, babies, and young children. One application can last up to 10 hours.
9. Wound Care Gel
In case of injury, we recommend Bepanthen First Aid. It is formulated to protect wounds and damaged skin from infection, sooth pain and accelerate skin repair. Suitable for nappy rash, abrasions, small cuts, scratches, mild burns, sores and ulcers. It contains Dexpanthenol (pro- vitamin B5) which penetrates deeply into the skin and accelerates the natural healing process from within.
Hansaplast Aqua Protect plasters are waterproof and have an extra-strong adhesive. Ideal to protect your wounds if you plan to go swimming, and even when you are showering.
Where To Buy Pharmacy Items For Travel In Malaysia?
The easiest place to shop for pharmacy products before you go travelling is the esyms online pharmacy. Sign up for a free esyms account and get RM10 free esyms credit which you can use on your first purchase!