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  1. Health, Fitness and First Aid
    Hey all. I'm still a prepper on a very low budget. Recently, I used up the last single-dose packets of ibuprofen and acetaminophen in my EDC FAK. Refills of the said packs are pretty pricey ($10-$15, depending on the kind, for ~100 tablets.). I've seen some people just purchase the bulk...
  2. Health, Fitness and First Aid
    I am curious as to what others are doing with regards to stocking up on prescription medications. I am not talking Advil and Tylenol or cough syrup. What about blood pressure meds, heart meds, insulin....these type things? I did do a search and did not find anything related, though I am sure...
  3. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    In a survival situation that you have to purify water (boil or filter) if you don't have that option, and you get sick. What natural medicinal plants can you use or store bought meds should be carried in your survival, BOB, or SHTF, kit. thanks. medicines
  4. Health, Fitness and First Aid
    A very good article regarding using veterinary antibiotics after SHTF by Kevin Hayden of He lists several of the common ones and some FDA info as to why they must all be similar to human antibiotics. If you're a skeptic on having these, give the article a read.
  5. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Every year, sometimes twice a year I come down with bronchitis. I see the doc, get the X-ray and leave with the same anti-biotics which makes everything better within a week. Same drill time after time for years on end. My wife suggested just circumventing the doc and just taking the fish...
  6. Health, Fitness and First Aid
    I've been searching this forum to see if I could find a previous thread on generic vs brand name otc meds but couldn't seem to find one. Does anyone here have anything bad to say about generic brand meds as compared to their brand name counter parts? I'm trying to prep my medical cabinet but am...
  7. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Hi. I have seen a few Docs, dentists, Nurse, emts etc on here. (Anyone who has specific knowledge on the subject feel free to chime in :)) I am going to purchase a big pile of antibiotics for preps. NOT to avoid going to my Doc. :) I have some drug and vet med knowledge with years of...
  8. Health, Fitness and First Aid
    would refridgeration of meds ( antibiotics, pain meds, etc.... ) increase their half life so when the power does go out, they will last longer than if not refridgerated? i know they have expiration dates, but you can usually tack on a good 6 months to that, i want to know would refridgrating...
  9. Health, Fitness and First Aid
    I came home from work yesterday and my beagle/lab mix was being his normal self. About an hour later he was limping badly on his right front leg. I checked his leg out and couldn't find any scratches or cuts. He also did not show any signs of pain when I squeezed his paw or rubbed his leg. I...
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