Lucky me, I've got my second cold in the last month.  What usually gets me through the day is Advil Cold & Sinus.  It really works great!  But, I learned a lesson last night.  Don't take it before bed!

The active ingredient is psuedophedrine, which acts as the decongestant.  However, it's also a stimulant and can cause you to be a little wired.  It's also one of the key ingredients for producing meth, so it's the one you have to sign out for.  I've been taking one every 6 hours or so, and last night I took one right before bed.

It was about 8:30 when I took one, and I didn't fall asleep until it wore off about 2:30 in the morning.  Yikes!  I think I'll just have to deal with the congestion in the evening, or look for something else for night time!

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