Whenever I notice that I might be getting a cold, my sinuses are acting up, or I have a slight cough with or without phlegm, I usually use Tylenol Sore Throat. It's great for handling minor symptoms before a cold fully kicks in and your stuck in bed. Congestion Relief Congestion relief for the lungs and throat. For the nose, you're better off using a different product. Chest Congestion Relief Provides good congestion relief for the throat. Relief of Aches & Pains You are probably better off using a different Tylenol product for say headaches or other pains. I am not sure if this product helps since I only use it when I have a cough. I use Aleve or Advil for other pains. Cough Suppression I always use this product for when I have a cough to deal with. Whenever I am catching a cold, my throat gets congested a lot and I begin to cough a lot. Sometimes it can get pretty bad and I can be coughing all day and I tend to cough loudly. Thus I always use Tylenol Sore Throat whenever I feel a cold may be oncoming to prevent myself from coughing as much as possible. The taste isn't that bad to add to how well it works.