What are some good OTC medicines for sore throat, congestion. N cough?

OTC Cold Drugs. This article provides some useful tips==>http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/76285-overthecounter-cold-medicines/. You don't want to over medicate, but a short term combination of readily available meds can help you feel better and sleep at night. Be cautious of drugs containing Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) if you have high blood pressure or a heart condition, though.

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5 yr old has bad cold - congestion, sore throat, barking cough. All OTC cold meds w/ decongestant say 6+. Is there something I can give him?

Check with . Your md as childrens otc medicines are based on weight. Not all otc meds are safe for children under certain ages/weights so please consult with your md. You should have the throat checked to be sure it is not strep. Read more...

PAINFUL sore throat gets worse each day lasted for 5 days accompanied by cough, fever, congestion. What to do about this and how long will it last?

Get it checked. You may have viral infection causing your symptoms but since it has been 5 days and you still have fever,i suggest you get checked by your doctor as you may have strep throat and may need antibiotics. Read more...
A cold? Although the symptoms are compatible with a viral infection, the worsening sore throat is of concern. If it is just a common cold, the nasal symptoms and fever will likely subside by the 10th day but the cough may linger for a few more weeks. On the other hand, you will need to rule out a strep throat (although it is not expected to cause a cough) & thus a doctor's visit is recommended. Read more...