A 65-year-old male asked:
I am taking tamiflu (oseltamivir) and steroids for influenza type b. can i take something to help with the symptoms: head and chest congestion, sore throat, cough?
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Dr. Hamsa Jayarajanswered
Internal Medicine 56 years experience
Oil of oregano: 2 drops of oil of oregano twice daily. Can put it in any juice & drink. Vitamin C 2-5 gram daily x 1 month.
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjhanswered
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Nasal saline, fluids: Warm soothing fluids, nasal saline rinses and rest are advised. For fever >/= 101 Tylenol or Motrin may be taken. Watch for fever spikes and please follow up for worsening or prolonged symptoms.
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Last updated Oct 9, 2020
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