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Doxycycline, tamiflu, depo-medrol, all for the flu. Can i also take zyrtec for stuffy nose?

Doxycycline, tamiflu, depo-medrol, all for the flu. Can i also take zyrtec for stuffy nose?

Yes: Tamiflu is used for flu and zyrtec could be used to relief the associated stuffy nose. It is unclear while you will be on steroids anf Doxycycline if it is only flu. ...Read more

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I had what felt like the flu then i was better and day 6 severe cough an breathing problems. I took doxycline but now have azithromycin. Which 2 take?

I had what felt like the flu then i was better and day 6 severe cough an breathing problems. I took doxycline but now have azithromycin. Which 2 take?

WAS PRESCRIBED?: Were you prescribed these antibiotics by your doctor or you arw taking without doctors prescr[ption we do not know what condition you are taking the antibiotics if you have sinusitis or bronchitis or pnewmonia aziyhromycine is better in the correct dose, if not done i will advice you to consult your doctor as to what you are taking antibiotic for, theae two antibiotics are not indicated for flu. ...Read more

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What do you take for the flu?

What do you take for the flu?

Flu: If you have the flu hydrate well w water, herbal teas, soup or juice. Drink sufficiently to have pale to light yellow urine. You can use pain relievers like tylenol or nsaid’s. Rest a lot! in some situations antiviral medications (tamiflu, relenza, flumadine) may be prescribed within the first couple of days of symptoms to hasten healing or they can be used after flu exposure to prevent illness. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a baby to recover from the flu?

How long does it take for a baby to recover from the flu?

Longer: Babies and flu is not a good combination. They have a very immature immune system and can have a higher rate of complications. It usually take longer for infants.. Make sure in the future you and your child get the flu vaccine. ...Read more

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What can you take to feel better if you have the flu?

What can you take to feel better if you have the flu?

Various: High dose probiotics to rebuild normal gut bacteria which keep you healthy, high dose vitamin d to rev up immune system (50, 000 iu vit d3 daily for 3 days), olive leaf extract to rev up immune system, and chicken soup for comfort (it really does help treat it as well!). Once better make sure you maintain your daily probiotic and vit d at least 5000iu daily to maintain a blood level around 75. ...Read more

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What should you take for the flu a?

What should you take for the flu a?

Vaccine and anti: Viral medication. Anti-virall medications, requiring prescription, can shorten the illness by a couple of days if started early. Best thing to do is to get vaccinated to prevent flu. See this site for more info. http://www.cdc.gov/flu/professionals/antivirals/. ...Read more

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What can you take for the flu that?S safe?

Over the counter med: There is not a remedy for the flu, but you can take medication that helps reduce the symptoms- fever- tylenol, aches motrin, cough robitussin, combo nyquil. Just don't take multiple medications and if you have questions ask the in store pharmacists. Soups and teas work great too. ...Read more

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