Before you head to the doctor for relief from a cold or the flu, try an OTC cold and flu medication. These over-the-counter medicines can help relieve your symptoms and treat your aches and pains. There are a wide range of OTC cold and flu medications available including cough suppressants, sore throat relief and decongestants. Shop Walgreens.com for cold and flu medicine from popular brands like Alka-Seltzer, Vicks and TheraFlu.
Find the right treatment
Over-the-counter cold and flu medication should be taken as directed and be sure to get the medicine that specifically treats your symptoms. You have your choice of forms of OTC cold and flu medicine. Traditional caplets and tablets may be easy for you to take, or you may consider alternative forms such as dissolving tablets and powders you can add to hot water and drink. There are also cough syrups for cold and flu relief.
More cold and flu remedies
In addition to OTC cold and flu medication, there are other over-the-counter solutions to help you get through your illness. Vaporizers and humidifiers can help you breathe easier. Nasal washes can also clear your airways and help you feel better. We also carry ear ache and cold sore treatments to help address specific symptoms that need specialized care.