Cold, Flu, and Allergy Guide

Got the sniffles? Has the flu bug bit? Get the lowdown on what's ailing you or your loved one.

First, read this important message:

The information presented here is not a substitute for a doctor's advice or your own good judgment. Every individual is unique, and the suggestions offered here may not apply to you. If you have questions or concerns, please check with your doctor.

If you are feeling truly awful, see your doctor. If your condition does not improve within a reasonable period, see your doctor. If you are being treated for any medical condition, or if you have allergies or sensitivities to any medications, talk to your doctor before acting on any of the information presented here.

Use medicines wisely, whether prescription or over-the-counter. For complete information about warnings and proper use, always read the entire label before taking any medication.

Because laws vary from country to country, different forms of these drugs may be available depending on where you live.

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