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A 25-year-old female asked:

please help. what's the best medication i can take for the flu or sinus infection that is safe with irregular heart beats and lupus and sjogrens ?

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Dr. John Leander Po
Infectious Disease 18 years experience
Fluids,Tylenol (acetaminophen): A majority of illnesses you described are caused by viruses. Since antibiotics only treat bacteria and not virus infections, the immune system does the brunt of the work-, recommend supportive measures such as drinking plenty of fluids and judicious use of pain/anti-fever meds. NB-lupus and Sjorgren's, maintain a low threshold to see your doctor especially if your difficulty breathing worsens

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