Respiratory Protection Checklist
- Pain relievers/fever reducers
(e.g. acetaminophen, aspirin, ibuprofen)
Make sure that your cold and flu medications do not also contain these medications
- Cough suppressants
(helps to alleviate a hacking, non-productive cough)
(helps loosen and bring up mucus from the lungs)
- Nasal decongestants
(alleviates a stuffy nose, as well as sinus congestion and pressure)
(helps with runny nose, sneezing, and watery eyes)
(relieves throat pain and dryness)
- Tissues, hand sanitizer, sports drinks or clear liquids, and disinfecting wipes
Always consult a pediatrician or pharmacist before giving any medication to children under the age of 12.
If you or a family member develops a temperature over 101.5, green or yellow mucus, confusion, chest pain or light headedness, call your doctor immediately.
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