Colds and flu medication
Learn about over-the-counter medicines that might help relieve cold and flu symptoms and when antiviral medication may be helpful.
Over-the-counter (OTC) medicines
There are some medicines you don't need a prescription for. These are called over-the-counter (OTC) medicines.
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Children don't always need medicine to treat illnesses. But if you do need to give your child medicine, here are some useful tips.