With schools and day care centers closed for the time being, childcare has never been more challenging. While working at home and/or doing everyday household chores, it is important to keep an eye on your kids' health and well-being around the clock. In the event that they become sick, you will need to have some medicine ready to make sure that they are well again.

Whether it is in the form of a cold or flu, an illness is a cause for worry as far as your young ones are concerned. Fortunately, Amazon has the best cold and flu medicines that you can buy to keep them healthy over the next few months.

1. Children's Tylenol Cold+Cough+Sore Throat
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Children's Tylenol Cold+Cough+Sore Throat provides temporary relief from various cold and flu symptoms such as minor aches and pains, headache, sore throat and cough. Free of ibuprofen, alcohol and aspirin, this children's cough medicine temporarily reduces fever, and comes in a kid-friendly bubblegum flavor. Each 5-millimeter dose contains 160 milligrams of acetaminophen and five milligrams of dextromethorphan HBr.

2. Mucinex Junior Cold And Flu Caplets
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Mucinex Junior Cold And Flu Caplets help prevent cold and flu from slowing your child down. Each caplet contains Acetaminophen, which relieves body pain, sore throat and headaches while reducing fever; Guaifenesin, which reduces chest congestion caused by colds; Dextromethorphan HBr, which reduces cough, and Phenylephrine HCl, which helps alleviate nasal and sinus congestion.

3. Sambucol Cold And Flu Kids Chewables
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Sambucol Cold And Flu Kids Chewables bring the power of immunity-boosting black elderberry to your kids' bodies. Each chewable tablet helps fight off infections, provides immune support, and helps relieve cough, sore throat and fever. In addition to elderberry, these cewables are also loaded with echinacea, vitamin C and zinc - all vital to your kids' immune function.

4. Mucinex Children's Multi-Symptom Day/Night Liquid Pack
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Mucinex Children's Multi-Symptom Cold Day/Night Liquid Pack delivers 24-hour care for your young ones. While the day time liquid relieves chest congestion and breaks up mucus, the night time liquid relieves not only runny nose and sneezing, but also fever and sore throat. Both liquids relieve stuffy nose and control cough in children.

5. Dr. Cocoa Day+Night Combo Pack
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The Dr. Cocoa Day+Night Combo Pack both tastes good and helps your kids feel healthy again. Made from 10 percent cocoa, both the daytime and nighttime syrups are free of dye, alcohol and gluten. While both relieve cough and stuffy nose, the recently available nighttime syrup can relieve stuffy nose and sneezing.

6. Nature's Way Umcka Elderberry Intensive Cold+Flu Syrup
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Nature's Way Umcka Intensive Cold+Flu Syrup helps your kids recover faster. This syrup is made using the Pelargonium sidoides root extract, which has been traditionally used in African medicine, and has been proven effective in clinical studies to alleviate common cold symptoms, plus nasal, throat and bronchial irritations.

7. Hyland's 4Kids Cold 'N Cough Day And Night Value Pack
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With flavorless and natural grape flavor options to choose from, Hyland's 4Kids Cold 'N Cough Day And Night Value Pack temporarily relieves symptoms of the common cold in your children, including nasal and chest congestion, runny nose, sore throat, and cough. The nighttime syrup, in particular, helps your kids combat occasional sleeplessness.

8. NatraBio Children's Cold And Flu Relief
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NatraBio Children's Cold & Flu Relief helps tackle congestion, sore throat, nausea/vomiting, sneezing, and other symptoms of cold and flu in children. Made from various active and inactive natural ingredients, it is free of both sugar and alcohol, and does not produce drowsiness or side effects once a dose is taken.

9. Kids Relief Flu Oral Liquid
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Free of sugar, dye and gluten, and with a great-tasting raspberry flavor, the Homeolab Kids Relief Flu Oral Liquid helps deal with flu-like symptoms in children, such as fever, chills, aches, pains and feeling run-down. This oral liquid comes with a free dropper to use when giving a dose to your young ones.

10. Dr. Christopher's Kid-E-Well Cold And Flu Formula
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Through a "synergistic blend" of herbs, including echinacea, peppermint leaf and elder flower extracts, Dr. Christopher's Kid-E-Well Cold And Flu Formula ensures that your kids stay healthy all-year round through a strengthened, well-supported immune system.

11. Dimetapp Children's Multi-Symptom Cold Relief
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Dimetapp Children's Multi-Symptom Cold Relief relieves cold symptoms such as a stuffy nose, a runny nose, and cough. Loaded with a powerful antihistamine, this easy-to-take, alcohol-free liquid has a flavorful grape taste that your kids will love.

12. Children's Tylenol Cold+Flu
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Children's Tylenol Cold+Flu not only provides temporary relief from cold and flu symptoms, including minor aches and pains, headache, sore throat, stuffy nose, and cough, it also temporarily reduces fever as well. An ibuprofen-, alcohol- and aspirin-free formula, it has a tasty grape flavor that kids will like.