Bad cough itchy throat chest congestion nasal congestion what over-the-counter medicine is best to take?

OTC meds. Medications like Guaifenesin which could be found in Robitussin or Mucinex (guaifenesin) can be helpful. Also for nasal stuffiness you could try afrin nasal spray one spray in each nostril twice a day. Please only take for three days as there's a high risk of rebound rhinitis if you take for longer than three days.

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