Chest congestion relief
If you're suffering from chest congestion due to a cold or allergies, chest congestion relief products can help. These chest cold medicines usually contain guaifenesin, which can help to break up the mucus in your chest and create a more productive cough. There are various types of chest congestion relief products to choose from, such as liquids and tablets from Vick's, Robitussin and Coricidin HBP.
Selecting a remedy
In addition to chest congestion relief, you can find remedies that contain ingredients that target other symptoms that accompany a cold or flu. If you also have a sore throat, look for a cold medicine that can soothe your discomfort. Others contain nasal decongestants. For pain relief, choose a chest cold medicine with acetaminophen.
Avoiding infection and staying comfortable
Help boost your immune system during cold and flu season or throughout the year by taking immune support supplements. To help you stay healthy, many of these immune supplements contain vitamin C and other vitamins and minerals. If you've already come down with a cold, soothe a sore throat with lozenges or throat sprays that come in different flavors. Most contain oral anesthetics for fast relief.