The antiviral drugs oseltamivir (Tamiflu) and zanamivir (Relenza) are sometimes prescribed within the first day or two of symptoms to reduce the severity of your symptoms, and possibly the risk of complications. But, flu viruses can develop resistance to these drugs.
Use this liquid as a throat gargle and you are sure to experience relief from cough. For a dry cough, turmeric powder mixed with a teaspoon of honey taken three to four times a day is effective. You could also try preparing turmeric tea by adding one tablespoon of turmeric powder into 4 cups of boiling water.
MBBS, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE)
General Physician, Delhi
Some of the most common causes of throat pain include: Viral infections, cold viruses, croup, Bacterial infections. The tonsils may also become very swollen.
Lets discuss your concern in detail so that we can provide you with the best medication plan.
Your doctor has advised you correctly, follow his instructions
Vaccine is available but it works after one month.Your DR must have told all in detail, if not ask him as he is dealing with the case .It will not look nice to interfere when some DR is treating the case