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.