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    I was told just panadol and eat citrus for sone vitamin c.

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    Saline nasal sprays are safe, stay away from the medicated ones, saline is just salty water

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    careful mixing lemsip with painkillers, there is one type it does not mix well with, a friend got very sick.

    We always checked with the pharmacist. He seemed to be more switched on than the local doctor for these issues.


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    Quote Originally Posted by DaveTTC View Post
    careful mixing lemsip with painkillers, there is one type it does not mix well with, a friend got very sick.

    We always checked with the pharmacist. He seemed to be more switched on than the local doctor for these issues.


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    Yeah, I'm pretty sure the lemsip package says not to have it if you have taken any painkillers

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    The article linked earlier refered to Phenylephrine and Phenylephrine which I believe are not actually contained in the sprays but the tablets. I know they have a photo of a spray but that doesn't mean anything.

    Lemsip contains paracetamol which is why you have to watch painkillers with it so you don't get too much.

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    There isn't much you can take. The PP have been spot on. Panadol will relieve a lot of issues for the flu ( the pains, the fevers) and make you feel a bit human.
    I be inclined to up you garlic/ginger/vitamin c intake and depending on your pregnancy vitamin also increase your zinc as its great for your immune system.
    I've have 3 headcolds this pregnancy and found the Vicks vaporizer invaluable.....
    Unfortunately you are stuck between a rock and a hard place as the "cold and flu" meds with psudoethedrine are category c I think.
    If you haven't had the flu shot, I'd get one as the flu season has hit late this year and it could stop you from getting another flu later.


 

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