Rebecca, 37, comes into the pharmacy asking for your advice. For the past 2 days she has been experiencing fever, fatigue, muscle aches and pains and sore throat. She has had a COVID-19 test and her result was negative.
She would like some advice on what she can do to treat her condition.
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Upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs) such as the common cold and influenza (the ‘flu’) are common reasons for patients seeking pharmacists’ advice.1 The majority of URTIs are caused by viruses.2
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