Patients turn to garlic supplements for a number of conditions, one of the most popular being the common cold. The basis for such action is the supposed antimicrobial and antiviral properties of the medicinal plant.
The American Pharmacists Association reminds the 250 million people who visit the pharmacy each week to utilize your relationship with your neighborhood pharmacist to meet your health care and information needs during the cold and flu season.
The majority of patients who require inhalers for asthma or epinephrine autoinjectors for allergic disease for do not use the devices properly.
Since 2007, the pharmaceutical industry, several professional societies, and the FDA have collaborated on initiatives designed to limit the use of OTC cough and cold medications in young children.