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Treatment & care

Need flu treatment? Learn more about flu treatments and ways to care for your flu symptoms at home. Also, discover what to do if you get the flu and have a chronic medical condition.

Treatment

Learn more about Tamiflu & Relenza.

Before you ask your GP for an antibiotic, read this article. Learn more about how antibiotics work, and when they don’t work.

Special situations

Your day-by-day guide to getting over the flu.

If you have a chronic medical condition, or if you're pregnant or an older adult, it’s important to talk with your GP if you catch the flu. Find out more about steps you must take to prevent flu complications.

Catching the flu during pregnancy rarely causes birth defects. But pregnancy can increase your risk of flu complications. Learn how to manage flu symptoms during pregnancy and when to seek medical advice

Older adults have a higher risk of flu complications. Get the facts about flu prevention and treatment of symptoms.

If you have asthma and get the flu, you may face a serious breathing challenge. Check out our flu action plan for those with asthma so you can breathe well.

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