As soon as you start feeling run-down or have other flu-like symptoms, take Boiron Oscillococcinum. Boiron Oscillo is regulated as a drug by the FDA and is supported by published clinical studies as well as more than 65 years of use throughout the world.
Clinical studies show that Oscillo reduces the severity and duration of flu symptoms. It has a great taste and it is convenient to take with no side effects or interactions with other medications. Boiron Oscillo is good for everyone 2 years of age and older.
Q: Have any clinical studies been conducted on Oscillo?
A: Yes. Oscillococcinum has been studied in four separate trials. Two of these trials have been published in peer-reviewed medical journals. A total of 1,250 patients were included in all trials. In general, these studies show that Oscillococcinum works to reduce symptoms of flu. The most recent study showed that 63 percent of patients who took Oscillo at the onset of flu-like symptoms showed “clear improvement” or “complete resolution” of their symptoms after 48 hours, vs. 49% with a placebo.1-3
Q: Will Oscillo make me drowsy like other medicines for flu? Does it have any side effects I should know about?
A: No. Oscillo has no known side effects, including drowsiness. There is also no risk of overdose and it won’t interfere with existing conditions such as high blood pressure, etc. And Oscillo will not interact with other medications.
Q: Can I give Oscillo to my children?
A: Oscillo is safe for the whole family—from ages 2 to 102. For those younger than 2 years of age, please consult your physician. If your physician needs medical information, our Boiron Information Center is open Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST at 1-800-BOIRON-1.
Q: When do I take Oscillo?
A: Take Oscillo as soon as you feel the first signs of flu—you’re feeling run-down, are feverish, there’s a tickling in your throat, etc. When taken at the onset of symptoms, Oscillo reduces the duration and severity of your symptoms.
Q: How do I take Oscillo?
A: Take 1 entire unit-dose tube every 6 hours, apart from meals; let the pellets dissolve in your mouth. Take Oscillo until your symptoms disappear.
Q: Does Oscillo act quickly?
A: Yes, especially when taken as soon as symptoms appear, which is why it is important to keep Oscillo on hand.
Q: Does Oscillo have an expiration date?
A: Oscillo has a 5-year shelf life and you can find more needed information on the box.
Q: Can Oscillo be taken in conjunction with other medications?
A: Oscillo can safely be taken with other conventional medicines, as it does not interact with other medications, herbs or supplements. And those who cannot be vaccinated can safely take Oscillococcinum.
Q: Can I take Oscillo even if I have a pre-existing condition?
A: Oscillo is not contraindicated with pre-existing conditions such as heart, liver or kidney problems, etc.
Q: Can I self-medicate with Oscillo?
A: Oscillo can be a fast, reliable and appropriate solution for self-medication of flu-like symptoms. However, if symptoms continue for more than 7 days or worsen (see box), you should consult your physician for a precise diagnosis and suitable course of treatment.
Q: Can I use Oscillo while I’m pregnant?
A: As with any medicine, homeopathic or allopathic, pregnant women should seek the advise of their physician before use.
Q: Should I try not to touch the pellets with my hands?
A: You should avoid touching homeopathic medicines with your bare hands, but they are no less effective when touched.
Q: Does Oscillo contain sugar? If so, how much?
A: Pellets contain sugar and lactose (milk sugar). One unit-dose of Oscillo contains 1 gram of sugar (or 1/5 of a teaspoon).
Q: Where can I find more information about Boiron’s other winter products, such as Coldcalm, Sinusalia and Chestal?
A: For more information on Boiron's other winter products, check out www.boironusa.com.
Q: Where can I find more information about Boiron’s other homeopathic medicines, such as Arnicare?
A: For more information on other homeopathic medicines made by Boiron, check out www.boironusa.com. For more specialized information about Arnicare, a homeopathic
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