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franksidebottom Thu 12-Feb-15 17:07:40

Im 24 weeks and have a cold, feeling rough as have had a urine infection as well. Can I take a beechams blackcurrent drink cold/flu remedy

LouLou89 Thu 12-Feb-15 18:42:22

I also have a really bad cold, cant sleep and my throat is so so sore and raw. I called the drs surgery today and asked what I can take. Beechams have ibuprofen in it which we cant take. Try a few scoops of honey and a slice of lemon in hot water. It helped me a little. And paracetamol as long as its not taken to often. I have vicks too. Hope u feel better soon smile nothin worse. Xsmile

weelamb123 Thu 12-Feb-15 19:13:59

U can only take paracetamol. Nothing else xx

franksidebottom Thu 12-Feb-15 19:21:25

Yep forgot about not being allowed ibuprofen. I haven't taken one. Thanks all xx

Rikalaily Thu 12-Feb-15 19:46:12

No decongestants allowed. Hot water with honey & lemon or hot real lemonade with honey/brown sugar to help ease a sore throat and paracetamol.

Jaffakake Thu 12-Feb-15 20:16:10

Vaporub is ok.

I had a hot honey & lemon & slipped a teeny tiny bit of whisky in it & felt much better the next day!

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