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Drugs & Survival Do Not Mix!

According to the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, on half of all Americans are dependant on a prescription medicine.  One in every six Americans is taking three or more medications daily to sustain health.

What happens if due to a natural disaster, your distribution channels for buying prescription drugs is shut down.  How long would it take before society began experiencing adverse effects from individuals (100 million individuals) crashing from drug withdrawal.

As with many Americans, we all know someone taking something… Antidepressents, Mood Enhancers, Restless Leg, Cholesteral, Heart Disease, Diabetes, the list is endless.  What to do?

As a rule of thumb, in a pre-packed first aid bag, it is essential for anyone taking Pharmaceuticals for daily function, to have at least one months worth of Prescription Drug and a paper prescription from your physician.  In any emergency situation, Evacuation, Flood, Fire – having these items pre-packed in a First Aid Bug Out Bag could be the difference between life and death.

Prepare now…Protect Later