For a speedy recovery, self care is often the best if you have a minor illness or injury. A well stocked medicine cabinet means you’ll receive the right treatment immediately.
Treat coughs and colds by keeping warm, resting and drinking plenty of non-alcoholic fluids.
Paracetamol and ibuprofen can reduce high temperatures and ease aches and pains. Most people recover from viral infections like colds and the flu within four to seven days.
Antibiotics won’t help with the flu, colds and most coughs and sore throats.