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Which cold and flu tablets are the most effective for cost and rapid relief?


Posted anonymously, 9th July 2016


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  • Honestly I’ve paid lots of money for over the counter cold and flu tablets and for the most part have found that they don’t actually do very much.


  • They’re probably not the cheapest, but for the money, they do a great job. They’re fast acting and long acting. They’re the ones I always buy


  • I try to dose up on vitamin c and garlic and horse radish tablets before going to cold and flu tabs. I find it works a treat if I get on to it early


  • Go to the chemist not the local shops, and buy the generic option.. If they ask you for your licence you know you are getting a stronger option that should help nip it in the bud.. If not it might work but take a little longer to get rid of.. I also find some nice soothing hot tea helps.. My fav is lemon Myrtle tea..


  • Thanks for the helpful answers mums. I rarely get bad colds or flu but this seems to be the year!


  • I sometimes use a supplement – a combination of zinc and echinacea (sometimes garlic is in the mixture) to help my immune system. I haven’t got on with any medicated cold/flu tablet.


  • I use Codral cold and flu and they are effective to go to work etc and best to buy at Chemist Warehouse as the prices are good.


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