man holding decongestant and antihistamine

Decongestant vs. Antihistamine: Which Should You Take?

When cold and flu season hits people flock to the pharmacy, searching for the best over-the-counter medication to help relieve their symptoms. When it comes sneezing and a stuffy, runny or congested nose there are many options, which usually settle into one of two camps: Decongestants or antihistamines. Which medicine is going to relieve your symptoms? Understanding what each medicine does…