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23 August 2011

Make sense of cold and flu meds

With most people choosing to self-medicate a cold and flu these days, it's important to know which one you're dealing with in order to treat it with the right medicine.

With most South Africans choosing to self-medicate a cold and flu these days, it's important to know which one you're dealing with in order to treat it with the appropriate over-the-counter (OTC) medication.

"A survey among our network of pharmacists also indicated that very few consumers are actually familiar with the active ingredients in cough, cold and flu remedies and even fewer ask for help from their pharmacist," says Scott.

 

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