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Influenza: Symptoms and Treatment

Influenza, also known as flu is a contagious respiratory disease caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat and sometimes even the lungs. Influenza can cause mild to severe infection and it’s important that you take necessary precautions to avoid contracting such a disease. Some symptoms of influenza include fever, cold, cough, body aches, and sometimes even diarrhea and vomiting. However, not everyone with the flu will face all of these symptoms.

Most people with the flu recover on their own, however the flu is contagious and it’s important that you stay at home to avoid passing the flu on to other people around you. People with the flu are usually contagious for 3 – 4 days. To avoid contracting the flu you should get a yearly flu vaccine. If in case you have the flu, you must visit your doctor and get the medicines you need. Some of these medicines include:

1. Dimatine

2. Acetominphin

3. Tylenol

4. Tamiflu

It’s important that you visit your doctor and then get the medicines you need. Gaia Pharmacy is here to meet all your needs, order your medicines online from us today!

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