Your family medicine cabinet: What needs to go in it?

Stock up your first aid and medicine kit with these items to keep you and your family healthy.

Medicine cabinet

by Lorna White |

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Painkillers

Keep some adult pain relief such as paracetamol, ibuprofen or aspirin on hand for headaches, period pain or back ache. Infant paracetamol is useful for easing pain and bringing down fevers in your baby. Paracetamol is safe in pregnancy so long as you take the lowest effective dose, but ibuprofen should be avoided in the first and third trimesters.

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