Best medicine for sinus cold/ear pressure/sore throat- help!

posted 3 years ago in Wellness
Post # 3
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

sudafed?  I usually take the mucinex that has sudafed in it, but i’m not sure which kind you were taking.

Post # 4
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

@Barbiestylez:  Tylenol Cold works amazing for me! Symptoms totally gone. The only catch: It knocks me out COLD. Don’t know if it’s just me but if you take it, don’t drive or anything.

Post # 6
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

Tylenol Sinus Severe and a neti pot. Some hot tea for your throat.

Post # 7
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

For sinus pain/congestion, I buy the generic sudafed and take it with advil. It’s like advil cold and sinus for way less money! 

Post # 8
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Don’t take sudafed or anything that ends in D. That’ll cause you to have the jitters if you’re sensitive like me. 

 

Post # 9
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

@tksjewelry:  

@Barbiestylez:  

 

I was also going to say neti pot neti pot NETI POT!. It does wonders to relieve sinus pressure, and if you use it throughout the cold, it helps ward off the nasty post nasal drip.  I get the squeeze bottle version.  I like that I can control flow better.  If you are at all hesitant because it is “weird and gross,” just stop that nonsense, and go get one!  

Post # 10
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

The good cold medicine is behind the counter at the pharmacy. If you have nasal congestion, I recommend Afrin nasal spray. You can only use it for 3 days in a row, but it works wonders. Instant relief.

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