What medicines can you donate

  • January 15, 2010
  • News

  • DRESSINGS
    Bandage, adhesive, elastic, Gauze, bandage, with selvedge, Compress, non-sterile and sterile; Cotton wool, hydrophilic, in roll, Tape, adhesive
  • MEDICAL SUPPLIES
    Tongue depressor, medical Thermometer, Latex Gloves, Soap
  • SELECTED ESSENTIAL DRUGS
  • Over the Counter medicines (OTC)
  • Analgesics, Antipyretics, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs:

  • – Salicilic Acid (Aspirin®, Ecotrin®), Ibuprofen, (Advil®, Motrin®), Acetaminophen, (Tylenol®, Tempra®)

  • Drugs affecting the blood:
    Iron or ferrous sulphate (Feosol®, Fer-Iron®, Fer-In-Sol®), Folic Acid (FA-8®, Folacin 800®)
  • Dermatological drugs (topical):
    – Zinc Oxide 15% (Zincofax®, Desitin®, Soothe & Cool Skin Paste®)
  • Gastrointestinal drugs:
    – Antacids: Aluminium Hydroxide, (Alu-cap®, Alu-tab®, Dialume®), Magnesium trisilicate, Ranitidine (Zantac®)
  • Prescription medicines:

  • Antiallergics and drugs used in anaphylaxis: 

  •   – Prednisone (Meticorten®)
  • Anti-infective drugs :
  • – antihelmintics: Mebendazole, (Vermox®)
  • – Antibacterials: Amoxicillin, (Amoxil®, Trimox®); Cloxacillin or Dicloxacillin; Erythromycin, (Ery-tab®, Ery-ped®); Metronidazole, (Flagyl®); Cotrimoxazole (Bactrim®, Septra®).
  • – Antifungal drugs: Nystatin, (Mycostatin®)
  • – Antiretrovirals !!!

  • Gastrointestinal drugs:
  • Antiemetic drugs: Promethazine, (Pentazin®, Phenergan®)
  • Ophthalmological preparations
  • – tetracycline, eye ointment, 1% (hydrochloride)
  • – gentamicin, eye drops, 0.3% (as sulfate)
  • Vitamins:
  •   – vitamin A or Retinol
  •   – vitamin C (Dull-C®, Fruit-C®, Sunkist Vit C®, Vita-C®)