Take all of your antibiotic, even if you're feeling better
Avoid smoking, or exposure to smoke
Use a room humidifier and keep it clean!
Know there are no activity restrictions—do what you feel able to do
Eat a healthy diet and drink 8-10 glasses of fluid per day
Use ibuprofen or acetaminophen for facial pain
Use antihistamines with caution—they can cause drowsiness
Decongestants can increase blood pressure. Use with caution.
Don't use nasal sprays for more than 3 days
Call Dr for a stiff neck, increased fever, or if you're getting worse
Call Dr if you're vomiting and can't keep down antibiotics