Mucus in Nose, Throat & Chest

Cold and Flu Symptoms

Having a cold or flu can lead to aches and pains, a headache, blocked nose, sore throat and a chesty cough. All these symptoms together can leave you feeling very under the weather and in need of soothing relief.

It can sometimes be difficult to tell if you have flu or just a cold, as the symptoms can be quite similar. The main differences are:

Flu symptoms:

  • Come on quickly
  • Usually include fever and aching muscles
  • Make you feel too unwell to continue your usual activities

Cold symptoms:

  • Come on gradually
  • Mainly affect your nose and throat
  • Are fairly mild, so you can still get around and are usually well enough to go to work

Relieve your symptoms with SUDAFED®

Our SUDAFED® Mucus Relief Triple Action Cold and Flu tablets help alleviate the symptoms of cold and flu by loosening chest mucus, easing nasal passage swelling to reduce that congested feeling as well as relieving pain. They will also help bring down your temperature, helping you to feel better and get back to your normal self.

If you have a high temperature, a new, continuous cough or a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste, we encourage you to learn about and follow guidance on COVID-19 provided by the NHS

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