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PositiveTip for

Fraudulent Flu Products

There are no legally marketed over-the-counter products to prevent or cure the flu.

Here are some claims from the Food and Drug Administration that may indicate an over-the-counter flu (OTC) product is fraudulent:

  • boosts your immunity naturally without a flu shot
  • safe and effective alternative to the flu shot
  • prevents catching the flu
  • faster recovery from the flu
  • effective treatment for the flu
  • faster recovery from the flu

PositiveTip: Avoid fraudulent products that could delay you getting a proper diagnosis and treatment--save money, too!