Topicals or topical medication are a mainstay in any first aid kit and is used to deliver medicine through the skin. While there are a variety of topical medicines that you can keep in your kit, antiseptic creams, pain medication, burn creams, and hydrocortisone cream are the more common additions to a first aid kit. Like all medication, be sure that the appropriate dosage is given (as indicated in the instructions) to the patient whenever it is used.Topicals are easy to apply and quick acting making it a necessary addition to any first aid kit.
Topical medication or topicals are often found in first aid kits because a number of first aid medications are best used in the form of an ointment of cream. Two good examples are burn cream and antibiotic ointment; these two items are in fact recommended first aid kit supplies by OSHA. These items are also very portable, with one tube or tub lasting for multiple applications making it a cost effective. We carry a variety of topical first aid medicine including burn cream, Hydrocortisone creams, and more. Check out our selection and add a cream or two to your first aid kit today!