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Hello last week I had the flu. I am over it, but I can't seem to get rid of the runny nose, and some film. What if anything can I take over-the-counter to get rid of it before it gets worse? Thanks!

Not uncommon. Not uncommon to have upper airway dysfunction following a viral illness. guaifenesin can be used for phlegm and nasal decongestants such as pseudo ephedrine can be used for congestion and runny nose. These symptoms typically get slowly better over a few weeks. Read more...

Which preventive treatment for flu recommnded for children. The flu vaccine ir giving broncho-vaxom caosules? Thanks a lot

Influenza vaccine. Broncho-vaxom is a conglomeration of bacteria said to less the severity or frequency of bronchitis or sinusitis in adults and the efficacy is not well established. Everybody should get the influenza vaccine. It is not only highly effective in reducing the risk of influenza, but may modify the severity if you get influenza. This infection can be deadly. Get the vaccine. Read more...

Is Tamiflu (oseltamivir) safe for preventative treatment in a 3 y/o with asthma who was exposed to the flu? Concerned about side effects (Stevens Johnson Syndrome)

Tamiflu (oseltamivir) This is a rare complication as most are... If he has normal liver and kidney function then Tamiflu (oseltamivir) is safer for him than getting the flu. If he is able make sure he gets immunized for flu. Read more...