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* [http://www.aspirin.com/ Aspirin]: To avoid the 'tourist class' syndrome on long travels. See also [[Wikipedia:Aspirin]]. * [http://www.aspirin.com/ Aspirin]: To avoid the 'tourist class' syndrome on long travels. See also [[Wikipedia:Aspirin]].
* [http://www.imodium.com/ Imodium]: Particularly useful if you're traveling to places where the popular diet is significantly different from your own. See also [[Wikipedia:Imodium]]. * [http://www.imodium.com/ Imodium]: Particularly useful if you're traveling to places where the popular diet is significantly different from your own. See also [[Wikipedia:Imodium]].
-* [http://www.drugstore.com/qxp38332_334918_sespider/ocean/premium_saline_nasal_spray.htm/Saline Nasal Spray]: The humidity on airplanes is very low and leaves your nasal passages dry and more subject to catching a cold from the recirculated air on the airplanes. Use this every couple hours and you'll be much less likely to catch a cold+* [http://www.drugstore.com/qxp38332_334918_sespider/ocean/premium_saline_nasal_spray.htm Saline Nasal Spray]: The humidity on airplanes is very low and leaves your nasal passages dry and more subject to catching a cold from the recirculated air on the airplanes. Use this every couple hours and you'll be much less likely to catch a cold.
 +** Don't buy the decongestant nasal spray--it has the opposite effect of the Saline and will make your nose snot-free but extremely dried out on an airplane. --[[User:PSzalapski|PSzalapski]] 11:33, 1 Jun 2005 (EDT)
See also [[Medication]] hacks. See also [[Medication]] hacks.
[[Category:Travel Hacks]] [[Category:Travel Hacks]]

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Remember that attitudes to medication may be strict when you travel. Keep labels and documentation in clear view. --RB 12:05, 5 Apr 2005 (EDT)

  • Advil: Ibuprofen-based drug, similar usage to Aspirin. See also Wikipedia:Advil.
  • Aspirin: To avoid the 'tourist class' syndrome on long travels. See also Wikipedia:Aspirin.
  • Imodium: Particularly useful if you're traveling to places where the popular diet is significantly different from your own. See also Wikipedia:Imodium.
  • Saline Nasal Spray: The humidity on airplanes is very low and leaves your nasal passages dry and more subject to catching a cold from the recirculated air on the airplanes. Use this every couple hours and you'll be much less likely to catch a cold.
    • Don't buy the decongestant nasal spray--it has the opposite effect of the Saline and will make your nose snot-free but extremely dried out on an airplane. --PSzalapski 11:33, 1 Jun 2005 (EDT)

See also Medication hacks.

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