List of Medicines Required.

The following report is from The News, please send the following list of medicines when you send relief supplies. DO ask a doctor in case you are unsure about the medicines on sale. Also, please pass on this list to all NGOs and relief workers.

The Network for Consumer Protection has sent a list of 66 emergency medicines and medical supplies required in disaster situations to various donor organizations. The list was prepared after collecting information from different camps and hospitals in the earthquake hit areas.


Analgesics:
Injections Declofenac and gel
Tramol
Valium
Metoclopramid
Nalbin
Magnopyrol
Paracetamol

Antibiotics (injections):
Enryl Pencillin
Ceftraxone
Cephradine
Flagyl
Gentamycine

Emergency medicine situations:
Tetanus Toxide (ATS)
Dexamethasone (Decadron)
Hydrocortisone (Solucortif)
Adrenaline
Atropine
Dopamine
Dobutamine

To cater trauma management:

Hydrogen peroxide
Pyodine solution
Spirit
Crepe bandages
Gauze
Sticking
Sterile bandage (ray band)
Normal saline (N/S) (1000) with infusion sets
Scissors
Surgical blades
Artery forceps
Catgut 1, 2/0,
Needle holders
Surgical gloves
Silk suture (1 & 2)
Transamine injections
Plaster of Paris
Slabs
Disposable gloves

I/V Fluids:
Ringer Lactate
N/S (1000 & 500)
Dextrose Saline (5%)
Hypertonics
Infusion chambers
Haemasol
Dextrose water

Accessories:
Catheters (all sizes)
Chest tube and underwater seal
N-G (gasotil) tubes
Air way (all sizes)
I/V Cannulas (all sizes)
Drip sets
Xylocaine gel with nozzle
Urine collecting bags
5 CC Syringes / 10 CC syringes
50 CC side nozzle syringes (all syringes must be disposable)
Umbo bag
Adhesive tapes
Liquid paraffin
Sling traction
Tornique
Insulin
Venyolin tablets / Ventolin solution

Orthopaedic equipment:
Hand drills (as many as possible)
Pneumatic drills
Electric drills
Drill bits of 3.2 mm, 3.5 mm, and 2.7 mm sizes should be sent in good quantity

External fixators:
4 Clamps 400
6 Clamps 200
Small/large forearm 200
K-nail
Interlocking nails with bottle for femur, for tibia, for humerus and instruments like DCP plating set two numbers, narrow, broad and small
Small DCP 400
Narrow DCP and broad DCP are required

4 Comments so far

  1. Saadie (unregistered) on October 16th, 2005 @ 6:13 pm

    for kids i guess we wud need syrup form of these??


  2. Anathema (unregistered) on October 16th, 2005 @ 8:45 pm

    saadie these are surgical care requirements. doctors would use them depending on patient’s age and health etc.


  3. Dr. Arsalan Arif (unregistered) on October 18th, 2005 @ 12:45 pm

    This is the very beneficial website for all those who participate in this crucial situation by any means. The only need is to advertise this website on PTVs Life Line which is on air 6-8 times a day. So that the actual benefit and purpose to being updated this website would be obtained.

    Regards,
    Dr. Arsalan Arif


  4. sumera (unregistered) on October 20th, 2005 @ 6:50 am

    I have a large quantity of donated medicines & other medical supplies in the UK. Pls recommend where to send them as I want them to go to the right people.



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