Cold & Flu Medications Cold & Flu Self-care
The information provided here is meant to give you a general idea about each of the medications listed below. Only the most general side effects are included, so ask your health care provider if you need to take any special precautions.
Self-care is the best (and really, only) way to cope with the flu or a cold. Find out what to do for each condition, and how you can best get back on your feet.
Common Cold: General Info
Viral respiratory infection and inflammation that is confused with the flu very often. Learn the risk factors and ways to treat and prevent this common yet dreaded infection
Flu (Influenza): General Info
This respiratory infection is often confused with a cold, and vice versa. Learn the important differences between thetwo and how to treat influenza.
Study: Flu Shots More Effective When Followed by Vigorous Exercise
Regular physical activity vigorous enough to produce sweat may help older people get more bang from their flu shots.