When will I feel better?

Treat yourself better with pharmacist advice

Speak to your pharmacist first for advice on what is best for you.

Symptoms can last longer than you think:

  • Ear infection: at least 4 days
  • Flu: 2 weeks
  • Sore throat: 1 week
  • Nasal congestion: 2½ weeks
  • Cold: 1½ weeks
  • Cough: up to 3 weeks

Remember antibiotics do not help common winter ailments.

For more information, advice and warning signs to look out for visit the treat yourself better website, which may suggest you do need a GP appointment or medical attention.

Published: Oct 24, 2022