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Medical Items to Bring to Campus

Welcome to UMass Dartmouth!

Health Services would like to remind you to bring a medical kit with the following items when you move to campus:

¨     Digital Thermometer

¨     Ibuprofen (Advil or Motrin)

¨     Acetaminophen (Tylenol)

¨     Antihistamine for allergies such as loratadine (Claritin) or diphenhydramine (Benadryl)

¨     Decongestant such as pseudoephedrine (Sudafed) or phenylephrine (SudafedPE)

¨     A mucous thinner for sinuses and coughs such as guaifenesin (Mucinex)

¨     Cough medicine

¨     Cough drops/throat lozenges

¨     Medicine for diarrhea such as loperimide (Imodium) or bismuth subsalicylate (Pepto-Bismol)

¨     Medicine for an upset stomach - antacids such as Tums, Mylanta, Maalox

¨     Liquid antibacterial soap

¨     Hand sanitizer such as Purell

¨     Bandaids - various sizes

¨     Triple antibiotic ointment

¨     Hot/cold pack

¨     Ace wrap (elastic wrap) for sprains and strains

¨     Cotton balls

¨     Q tips

It is also important for you to bring any prescription medication with you. We highly recommend that you purchase a lock box to secure any prescription medication.

Local pharmacies close to campus are:

  • Target: 508-979-7531 (within walking distance)
  • Walgreens: 508-992-0634 (within walking distance)
  • Wal Mart: 508-984-7776 (within walking distance)
  • Stop and Shop: 508-999-7300
  • CVS: 508-999-3241

Download a printer-friendly copy of this list here: Medical Items to Bring to Campus  

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