Medical Supplies & Pharmacy

We work closely with local Walgreens, CVS, and independent pharmacies to supply our patients with the most effective and cost efficient medications and supplies.

If you are traveling to San Francisco and you need any medial supplies or referrals please contact our office — 24/7/365 we are on call. Same day appointments available.

For international travelers and airline crew members, any needed medical supplies can be dispensed from our office or nearby pharmacies. For all over-the-counter medicines we have many pharmacies nearby.

We can prescribe all travel-related medications (High altitude, Jetlag, infections, preventive conditions, immunizations and more).

Some examples of travel medical supplies:

  • Over-the-counter medicines
    • Sleep apnea supplies
    • Antidiarrheal medication (for example, bismuth subsalicylate, loperamide)
    • Antihistamine
    • Decongestant, alone or in combination with antihistamine
    • Anti-motion sickness medication
    • Medicine for pain or fever (such as acetaminophen, aspirin, or ibuprofen)
    • Mild laxative
    • Cough suppressant/expectorant
    • Antacid
    • Antifungal and antibacterial ointments or creams
    • 1% hydrocortisone cream

Other important traveler medical items: Supplies to prevent illness or injury

  • Insect repellent containing DEET (30%-50%) or picaridin (up to 15%)
  • Sunscreen (preferably SPF 15 or greater) that has both UVA and UVB protection
  • Antibacterial hand wipes or alcohol-based hand sanitizer containing at least 60% alcohol
  • Lubricating eye drops
    • First-aid supplies
      • First aid quick reference card
      • Basic first-aid items (bandages, gauze, ace bandage, antiseptic, tweezers, scissors, cotton-tipped applicators)
      • Moleskin for blisters
      • Aloe gel for sunburns
      • Digital thermometer
      • Oral rehydration solution packets
    • Health insurance card (either your regular plan or supplemental travel health insurance plan) and copies of claim forms
    • Mild sedative or other sleep aid
    • Medicine to prevent altitude sickness