These are some of the most frequently encountered complaints in the pharmacy.
Colds and 'flu are caused by viruses and therefore are not treatable with antibiotics. There is no cure for colds and 'flu. However symptoms can be relieved by taking OTC medications and vitamins.
Common symptoms include general aches and pains, raised temperature, runny nose, sore throat, coughing and sneezing.
Influenza ('flu) comes on suddenly but a cold develops over several hours.
Both conditions generally last up to seven days and are associated with severe weakness.
1. Colds and 'Flu
2. Coughs
3. Sore Throat
4. Headaches
5. Nausea and Vomitting
6. Constipation
7. Diarrhoea
8. Heartburn
9. Motion Sickness
10. Haemorrhoids
11. Cystitis
12. Vaginal Thrush
13. Period Pain
14. Mouth Ulcers
15. Oral Thrush
16. Hayfever
17. Headlice
18. Nappy Rash
19. Athlete's Foot
20. Scabies
21. Threadworms
22. Warts and Verrucae
23. Ear Problems
24. Cold Sores
25. Acne
26. Irritable Bowel Syndrome
27. Smoking Cessation
28. Suncare
29. Dry Eye.

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