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What belongs in a travel medical kit

* antidiarrheal medication (bismuth subsalicylate, loperamide)
* antihistamine
* anti–motion sickness medication
* pain medication, such as aspirin, acetaminophen, or ibuprofen
* mild laxative
* cough suppressant/expectorant
* cough drops
* antacid
* antifungal and antibacterial ointments or creams
* one-percent solution hydrocortisone cream
* insect repellent containing DEET (30–50%) or picaridin (up to 15%)
* lubricating eye drops

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