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What is a good over the counter decongestant & antihistamine mix? Or what is your remedy?

 
Momforhealth

Asked by Momforhealth at 12:55 PM on Oct. 22, 2010 in Health

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  • The only thing that's working for me right now is Benadryl. I usually take Claritin, but it's doing nothing for me. You can also mix some ginger in hot water and drink that as a tea. It helps alot!
    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 12:59 PM on Oct. 22, 2010

  • I hate taking meds, so what I do is make a super spicy meal to clear me out, then drink some strong hot tea, and take the hottest bath I can stand so I breath in all the steam.
    EverydayMomma

    Answer by EverydayMomma at 12:57 PM on Oct. 22, 2010

  • Ginger tea, a strong cup of coffee.....a netti pot or saline drops....hot baths and showers....homemade chicken soup or broth...
    Anna92464

    Answer by Anna92464 at 1:02 PM on Oct. 22, 2010

  • I also like thera-flu
    Anna92464

    Answer by Anna92464 at 1:03 PM on Oct. 22, 2010

  • I use a neti pot - does wonders for sinus issues.
    mom2aspclboy

    Answer by mom2aspclboy at 1:18 PM on Oct. 22, 2010

  • I had to take some Benadryl today but the Advil cold and sinus works really well
    luv2mum

    Answer by luv2mum at 1:20 PM on Oct. 22, 2010

  • Please remember not to mix those kinds of meds with alcohol. It is fatal...sorry just had to let your know. We recently lost a classmate and I think that's what happened.

    lowencope

    Answer by lowencope at 1:42 PM on Oct. 22, 2010

  • What about for kids?
    Momforhealth

    Comment by Momforhealth (original poster) at 7:50 PM on Oct. 22, 2010

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