Advantages Effective, convenient, not messy, easy to carry, well labelled, cheap
Disadvantages Doesn't always dissolve well, only available in 16s
Well, you can tell it’s December, I’ve got two kids off school ill. My twelve-year-old has laryngitis; my six-year-old has fluid in her ears, a high temperature and swollen tonsils. Of course, these are all notorious viruses – meaning nope, they won’t get prescribed antibiotics, they won’t work. (Is it just me or are GPs prescribing fewer antibiotics these days?) The GP advised they drink lots of fluids (especially fruit juice for the vitamin C), eat lots of fresh fruit and vegetables, rest well and take paracetamol. They could be off school between three and five ...