We all know that slight tickle in the back of our throats that brings with it a feeling of dread and the knowledge that soon we will be suffering from a cold. Colds are common, affecting most people about twice per year. As much as modern medicine has advanced, treatments for the common cold haven’t changed much over the years and remain relatively ineffective.
When planning for a trip, getting sick is hardly something you want to include. However, packing a handful of over the counter medications can make traveling a far more pleasant experience should the worst happen.
The following list contains the most frequently needed medications for the ailments affecting travelers. Not all may pertain to you, so adjust accordingly to what you commonly suffer from. (And for those of you who don't suffer from motion sickness, I'm super jealous of you.)