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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Suggest medication for flu and cold

Hey, I have symptoms of flu and cold since the past 24 hours. I'd 500mg of paracetamol last night but still have a running nose, cough, bodyache and mild fever. Is there some over-the-counter prescription I can take that won't make me drowsy? I have some important course submissions over the next 2 days... I have access to paracetamol, ibuprofen, hydrochloride..
Mon, 24 Aug 2015
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Thanks to HCM
Ican understand your concern
flu and cold are only viral infections
here I would like to suggest some home remedies instead of medication to treat it
plz take karvol plus steam capsules and inhale hot vapour steam when you mix these capsules in boiled water in vessel ,through nostrils ,
take paracetamol 500mg twice a day
you can use nasal drops like nasovion for nostril clearance ,so you feel comfortable

sound sleep, will help you comfortable

avoid exposure to cold, cold air .

plz maintain like this for 3 days your symptoms will be relieved .ok
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