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Which symptoms of a sinus infection will OTC cold medicines alleviate?
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Dr. Robert Ramirez
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Multiple
Otc cold medicines can alleviate almost every symptom: -pain/pressure (acetaminophen, ibuprophen) -congestion (phenylephrine, pseudoephedrine) -drainage (antihistamines) i would look directly for these ingredients to see what you are targeting.
If not improving, an prescription antibiotic would be needed for the infection.

In brief: Multiple
Otc cold medicines can alleviate almost every symptom: -pain/pressure (acetaminophen, ibuprophen) -congestion (phenylephrine, pseudoephedrine) -drainage (antihistamines) i would look directly for these ingredients to see what you are targeting.
If not improving, an prescription antibiotic would be needed for the infection.
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