Volume No. :   9

Issue No. :  2

Year :  2017

ISSN Print :  0975-4407

ISSN Online :  2321-5836


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Local Anesthetics and Topical Antiseptics in the Treatment of Sore Throat



Address:   Dr. Shoaib Ahmad
University School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Rayat-Bahra University, Mohali 140104 India
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2321-5836.2017.00018.0

ABSTRACT:
Mild to severe sore throat is often associated withe pharyngitis. Lozenges are a traditional treatment of sore throat and reduce discomfort caused by oral inflammation. Amylmetacresol and dichloro-benzylalcohol are topical antiseptics popular Strepsils lozenges. Antibiotics are not recommended for treating sore throat which can be managed by use of local anesthetics as well as topical antiseptics. Present article is an attempt to review the developments in new approach for managing sore throat in clinical conditions.
KEYWORDS:
Sore throat, pharyngitis, lozenges, Strepsils, amylmetacresol.
Cite:
Shoaib Ahmad. Local Anesthetics and Topical Antiseptics in the Treatment of Sore Throat. Res. J. Pharmacology & Pharmacodynamics.2017; 9(2): 99-100.
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