To help you stay healthy, and treat viral illnesses or minor injuries, you should know which over-the-counter (OTC) medications and supplies you can use to treat specific symptoms. Here is a list of supplies that we recommend you bring with you to campus: Supply of personal prescription medications A list of known drug allergies Hand sanitizer (large bottle for room and travel size) Thermometer (oral digital type) Cold/Flu Kit Pain relievers and fever control medicine (e.g., acetaminophen, ibuprofen) Decongestants (e.g., Sudafed*) Expectorant (e.g., Mucinex, Robitussin) Antihistamines (e.g., Benadryl) Saline nasal spray Cough drops First Aid Kit Gauze Adhesive bandages (e.g., Band-Aids) Antibiotic cream (e.g., Neosporin) Tissues Soup packages, saltine crackers, ginger ale Antacid, antidiarrheal, antinausea (e.g., Maalox, Pepto Bismol, Bonine, respectively) Tweezers Ice pack Ace bandages in 2-3 sizes Anti-itch cream/gel Hydrocortisone 1% cream Medication for hay fever or seasonal allergies (e.g., Zyrtec, Claritin, Allegra) Sunscreen Eye wash or saline eyedrops *The listed medications are suggestions. We do not endorse any particular product. If you do not have these items on-hand, many may be available at the U. and C Stores, or local pharmacies in the area. If your injury seems urgent or your illness continues/progresses for more than a few days, make an appointment with your healthcare provider.