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How are throat lozenges used for the flu?

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Sucking on soothing lozenges will moisten and coat a scratchy throat. It may quiet your cough, too.

SOURCES:
Mayo Clinic: "Flu Shot: Your best shot for avoiding influenza."
CDC: "Good Health  Habits for Prevention." 
CDC: "Key Facts About Antiviral Drugs and Influenza (Flu)."
American Academy of Family Physicians: "Tips for Treating the Flu." 
CDC: "What to do if you get the flu." 
CDC: "Flu and Colds."
National Jewish Medical & Research Center: "Getting Well When You Have a Cold or the Flu."
American Lung Association: "Influenza Fact Sheet." 
American Lung Association: "Treatment for Influenza."
MedlinePlus: "Flu." 
MedlinePlus: "Common Cold."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on January 2, 2019

SOURCES:
Mayo Clinic: "Flu Shot: Your best shot for avoiding influenza."
CDC: "Good Health  Habits for Prevention." 
CDC: "Key Facts About Antiviral Drugs and Influenza (Flu)."
American Academy of Family Physicians: "Tips for Treating the Flu." 
CDC: "What to do if you get the flu." 
CDC: "Flu and Colds."
National Jewish Medical & Research Center: "Getting Well When You Have a Cold or the Flu."
American Lung Association: "Influenza Fact Sheet." 
American Lung Association: "Treatment for Influenza."
MedlinePlus: "Flu." 
MedlinePlus: "Common Cold."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on January 2, 2019

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