What drugs in your medicine kit?
No need to take with you a lot of drugs, it is very easy to obtain basic medicines in India and at low price !
Plan Spasfon and Betaine citrate (because these two drugs do not exist in India). If your skin is sensitive to sunlight carry sunscreen with a high protection factor.
It happens sometimes to catch a small turista, it does not matter and it is quite normal when totally changes of diet and environment happen. At the first symptoms, do not hesitate to get, in any pharmacy, rehydration salts ( “Electral” 1 bag for 1 liter of water), and probiotics, you should cure very quickly.
No need to take anti-mosquito with you, Odomos is a very effective Indian mosquito repellent you can find in any pharmacy for a price well below the European repellents.
Only the following symptoms should worry you and in that case, go to see quickly a doctor: a fever that lasts more than 24 hours, severe stomach/intestinal cramps, symptoms of dehydration. In this case, check our section on medical services in Delhi in the Life in Delhi section .
Useful things to take with you when traveling
- Adhesive bandages, dressings of various sizes
- Scissors, tweezers (sea urchins, splinters for example)
- Sterile gauze pads
- Antibacterial hand sanitizer
- Spray cream or antibacterial and antifungal
- Antiseptic wipes
- Tablets water purification, for trekking