OTC medicine can be used safely when needed.
Follow the recommended dosing on the label.
Treat symptoms individually. Avoid combination cough & cold products.
Treat symptoms individually with acetaminophen or ibuprofen.
Cough & cold products may ease some symptoms. But data proving their value is lacking.
OTC products are safe at this age, but adverse effects are possible. So follow dosing directions closely.
Use cough & cold products only under your doctor’s supervision.
Acetaminophen or ibuprofen are OK, but follow dosing directions.
Rest, fluids and TLC will ease symptoms.
Avoid cough & cold products. They may have harmful side effects. Some OTC products contain opioids.
If your doctor OKs acetaminophen or ibuprofen, follow prescribed dosing.
Rely mainly on rest, fluids and TLC.
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