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mustangfordcrs posted:
am taking meds for the flu right now, (delsome and tilanol for my temp.) and its helpping right now but i have to get back to school fast! what are some home remedies that i cound try to get the flu out of my system faster the way i can get back to school? i have asthma so i have alot of post naisal drip. i am taking zertech for this. so what should i do?
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Rod Moser, PA, PhD responded:
Hang in there.....there are no sure-fire methods, over-the-counter or otherwise, to speed up healing. There is not CURE for the flu, assuming this is what you have, only treatments to keep you comfortable while NATURE heals you.

The medicines you are taking are for symptom control....

Delsym is for cough control. Tylenol is for the aches, pains, and fever. Zyrtec is for drying up your drippy nose.

You can go back to school when you feel up to it.


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