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Can I use Hexetidine (BACTIDOL®) for prevention of colds?

Hexetidine (BACTIDOL®) contains substances that have a marked anti-microbial effect, which account for their use in cold prevention. However, it is advisable to start their use at the onset of a sore throat – it helps to deal with the illness as quickly as possible so it doesn't worsen.

What works best to prevent colds, is to follow a fitness regime, take vitamins, have a healthy diet and sleep routine, and other measures to strengthen the immune system.