We hear it all the time: “Prevention is better than cure.” Here are 7 prevention tips to avoid common cold and flu which cause cough.39, 40, 41

Get vaccinated

Single best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vaccinated each year.40

Clean your hands

Washing your hands often will help protect you from germs, making it a reliable cough prevention measure. If soap and water are not available, use alcohol-based hand rub.40


Physical fitness is also key to preventing cough. Investing in 45 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise 5 days a week has shown a significant decrease in self-reported colds per year.39

Avoid close contact

Avoid close contact with people who are sick. When you are sick, keep your distance from others to protect them from getting sick too.40

Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth

Touching something that is contaminated with germs and then touching your eyes, nose, or mouth will lead to the spread of germs.40

Practice good health habits

Get a lot of sleep, manage your stress and drink a lot of fluids to prevent the flu.40,41

Eat food rich in nutrients40

Follow a healthy diet which includes a variety of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. It also includes lean meats, poultry, fish, and fat-free or low-fat milk or milk products.1

Mucosolvan® has been proven to prevent common cold episodes during the year.26