Antibiotics tylenol (acetaminophen) Antibiotics are not effective in fighting viral infections. However, antibiotics are appropriate if the health care practitioner suspects that a bacterial infection exists. In some cases, where there is significant inflammation of the upper airways, for example croup in infants and children, corticosteroid medications such as prednisone.
Depends. Since most are viral, you just provide comfort care. If a doc believes there is reason to believe there are bacterial complications like a middle ear infection antibiotics may be needed. For most they are not and overuse of antibiotics is one reason for all the superbugs we now are fighting.
Depends. Viiral time and fluid . Bacterial: antibiotics, time and fluid! good humidity do not smoke!