he festival season is on us and this is the time for everyone to let their hair down. No doubt celebrations will be a little extravagant this time as last year, the fear of Covid-19 curbed the spirit of joy.
This time Dussehra is on a Friday which means that there will be long weekend of fun and festivity. It is this time of the year, when people indulge in various activities that they generally avoid. Among those, eating delicacies is one of the most important activities. It is party time where junk food and drinks will flow and so it is necessary also to take precautions so that celebrations are not impeded by sudden betrayal of the body (sickness).
It is always better to be ready rather than act when sickness hits out. So here’s a list of various types of medicines you must have at home during the festive season. These can help you have to fun abated.
This being the time when there is a change of seasons, viral fever is a common disease. So paracetamols should be kept handy. They reduce fever quickly and are a good pain reliever should you party all night long and develop joint pains. A work of caution though… don’t forget to undergo Covid-19 test if the fever persists.
Festive season means unlimited titillation of the taste buds. You will never know when to stop when you see delicacies spread across the table. So keep antacids handy to tackle indigestion which may lead to gas. Also medicines to prevent vomiting should be kept.
Time has no meaning during the festive season and rules go out of the window. Late nights in succession may lead to headaches. There are many instant cure headache medicines. So keep a few at home after talking to doctors. Also keep a headache balm handy as it also gives quick relief.
Other things to remember
A couple of ORS packets will come in handy if you suffer from dehydration
A packet of bandaid that which will be helpful in case, you develop blisters from new footwear. Also it will be useful for minor cuts and bruises.