Colds and Flu - Children


Colds and flu are both caused by viruses. Children usually feel very tired when they have colds or flu. They can be given cold and flu products to lower their temperature and cold remedies can help with other symptoms.

Our Advice
  • Cold and flu products may improve their symptoms.
  • They contain many different ingredients, so ask our pharmacist for the best product for your child.
  • For severe colds and flu children should have plenty of rest and drink lots of water.
  • If symptoms are severe or include a rash, confusion or drowsiness, ask our pharmacist for advice.
  • Colds and flu rarely need antibiotics from your doctor.
  • If you are worried abour your child's symptoms, ask our pharmacist for advice.