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How Does Cold Medicine Work?

Amazing as it may seem, there is still no cure for the common cold. Why? Because colds are caused by some 200 different viruses, making development of a vaccine or treatment very difficult.1

Every year, about 22 million school days2 and 150 million workdays are lost because of the common cold.3 But you and your children don’t have to suffer through miserable cold symptoms.

Cold combination medicines like Robitussin Severe Multi-Symptom Cough Cold + Flu and Severe Multi-Symptom Cough Cold + Flu Nighttime provide relief for your symptoms.

How Does Cold Medicine Work?

Here’s how they work4:

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References

  1. CDC Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work. Available at http://www.cdc.gov/getsmart/community/for-patients/common-illnesses/colds.html. Accessed September 9, 2015.
  2. WebMD Common Cold. Available at: http://www.webmd.com/cold-and-flu/common_cold_overview. Accessed September 9, 2015.
  3. Allen LV. Colds & Cough. Int J Pharm Compd. 2012 Nov-Dec;16(6):480-3.
  4. MedLine Plus Cough & Cold Medicines. Available at https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/coldandcoughmedicines.html. Accessed September 9, 2015.
  • †Robitussin Naturals are DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS. †Ivy Leaf relieves occasional cough and helps clear mucus associated with hoarseness, dry throat and irritants; non-naturally derived vitamin C (Immune Health gummies) and zinc (Immune Health liquids) support a healthy immune system.*
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