Flu season is here — add these relief support essentials to your medicine cabinet ASAP!

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If you’re waiting until the first cough of the season arrives to stock up on relief support, you’re doing it all wrong. Don’t wait until you’re feeling sick to start shopping for medicine cabinet essentials, buy them now before the flu strikes.

Luckily, CVS is fully stocked with all the immunity support and relief support products you’ll need to make it through this flu season. From cough syrup to decongestants, getting everything you need is easier than ever at CVS. Not only can you shop at your local CVS store, but you can also shop online at CVS.com and have items delivered right to your door. Another convenient option? Use free CVS pick-up which allows you to order your relief support products online, then pick them up at your local store in as little as one hour.

Experts are warning that this flu season will be especially brutal, so it’s important that you’re prepared. Even if you feel totally fine right now, be smart and grab the five relief support products below ASAP at CVS. When that first sniffle inevitably arrives, you’ll be glad you did.

CVS Health 12 Hour Nasal Decongestant Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride Extended-Release Tablets, $12.99

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These CVS Health 12 Hour Nasal Decongestant Extended-Release Tablets can help relieve nasal and sinus congestion and pressure without making you feel drowsy.

Theraflu Severe Cold and Flu Medicine Daytime/Nighttime Cold and Flu Medicine for Multi-Symptom Cold Relief, $18.79

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People who have a hard time taking pills should definitely stock up on Theraflu Severe Cold and Flu Medicine Daytime/Nighttime Cold and Flu Medicine for Multi-Symptom Cold Relief. It’s a powder formulation that dissolves in liquid, so it’s much easier to swallow.

Vicks VapoRub Original Cough Suppressant, Topical Analgesic Ointment, $8.69

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Vicks VapoRub Original Cough Suppressant has been around for ages because it can really offer much-needed relief. Don’t just buy one jar this winter, get two.

HALLS Flavored Cough Drops, $2.99

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Keep a few of these HALLS Flavored Cough Drops in your purse or desk drawer to help soothe unexpected tickles in your throat.

CVS Health Rigid Tip Digital Thermometer, $10.49

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Rather than relying on the back of your hand, invest in this CVS Health Rigid Tip Digital Thermometer to ensure accurate results when trying to determine if you have a fever.

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