A 47-year-old female asked:
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wonken up with running nose. general cold. what is the best medicine u can get over the counter to stop nose running. i have post nasal drip as well?

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Dr. Niel Venter
Specializes in Family Medicine
Any Decongestants: Any degongestants will releave the symptoms. ie Corenza C, Sinustat, Sinutabs, Flutex, etc. Also get something for immuun system like Vit C, Echinnacea, Zn. It will take 5-10 days to clear
Answered on Nov 3, 2017
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