Getting a flu shot is the best way to prevent the flu. The flu vaccine is highly recommended for healthy individuals who want to avoid fluand for those people who are in high risk groups. Only infants younger than 6 months should not get a flu shot
An occasional cough may clear the lung of pollutants and excess phlegm. A persistent cough should be diagnosed and treated specifically. On the pharmacy shelf, you’ll find numerous cough medicines with various combinations of decongestants, antihistamines, analgesics/antipyretics, cough suppressants, and expectorants. Ask your pharmacist which combination, if any, would be appropriate for your cough.