How Do You Select OTC Medication For Cold And Flu?
Your local pharmacy is stocked with shelf after shelf of pills, syrups, gelcaps and drops all claiming to be the perfect cure for your cold symptoms. How do you know which brand is better? How do you know whether you need Tylenol Allergy, Tylenol Sinus, or Tylenol Cold and Flu? Do you need cough syrup in addition to your DayQuil geltab? Surprisingly many of these medications are EXACTLY THE SAME, just in different packaging. Which one is right for you will depend on your symptoms, the number of doses per dollar, and on which generic options are available. The key is to check the list of ingredients on each box, and to know what you’re looking for. That’s where this article comes in! You will want to select a medicine, or possibly two-three medicines, that will contain the ingredients to treat all of your symptoms. If you’re using more than one, you have to make sure that the ingredients don’t overlap – otherwise you will be giving yourself a dangerous double dose. If you can find one i