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How pharmacy teams can treat the symptoms of congestion


As footfall increases in pharmacies, a pharmacist reveals the most appropriate counselling advice to give patients on congestion symptoms


Babir Malik, pharmacist at Weldricks Pharmacy in Rotherham, south Yorkshire speaks about what pharmacy teams should tell patients about the symptoms of congestion in the latest C+D podcast.

You can listen to his conversation with C+D clinical editor Naimah Callachand in the recording below. Alternatively, subscribe to C+D's other podcasts on your preferred podcast app by searching “Chemist+Druggist podcast” or on Soundcloud.

In this podcast, Mr Malik discusses how footfall has increased in his pharmacy during the COVID-19 pandemic. Pharmacy teams are ideally placed to identify symptoms of congestion and provide patients with advice on over-the-counter (OTC) treatments, he says.

Mr Malik describes the advantages and disadvantages of the different OTC formulations as well as self-care techniques for relieving congestion.

This podcast has been developed with sponsorship with Sudafed.

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