What medicine is best for a stuffy nose?

Decongestants. Decongestants, which come in pill or spray form, work by shrinking the swollen blood vessels in the nose and air passages caused by congestion. Treating a stuffy nose with a decongestant nasal spray can offer the fastest relief.

Subsequently, one may also ask, what is the most effective sinus decongestant?

OTC decongestant. Over-the-counter decongestants such as Sudafed are "good stuff," according to Dr. Lane. The medications work by shrinking blood vessels that cause the nose to be stuffy. Due to their drying effect, however, Dr. Lane recommends drinking a lot of fluids or using a saline spray when taking decongestants.

Is mucinex a decongestant?

When trying to relieve sinus pressure and nasal congestion, look for a decongestant. A decongestant will shrink the mucus membranes that have swollen in your sinuses. This will help the trapped mucus drain out. Some Mucinex® products contain the decongestant pseudoephedrine.

What is the best medicine for chest congestion?

Delsym® Cough+ Chest Congestion DM contains the expectorant guaifenesin, as well as a cough suppressant to relieve stubborn, persistent coughing. It offers maximum strength* relief against both cough and chest congestion so you can focus on the day ahead, not on your chest congestion.