Generic Name: ACETAMINOPHEN - ORAL Pronounced: (a-SEET-a-MIN-oh-fen) Tylenol Sore Throat Oral Uses
This product is a combination of aspirin, acetaminophen,
and caffeine. It is used for the temporary relief of pain from conditions such
as muscle aches, toothaches, menstrual cramps, or headaches (including
migraine). Aspirin and acetaminophen relieve pain by keeping your body from
making certain natural substances. Caffeine helps increase the effects of
aspirin and acetaminophen.
How To Use Tylenol Sore Throat Oral
See also Warning section.
If you are taking this medication for self-treatment, it
is important to read the manufacturer's package instructions carefully so you
know when to consult your doctor or pharmacist. Follow the instructions on the
package and use this medication exactly as directed. If you have any questions
regarding this medication, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
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Generic Name: DEXTROMETHORPHAN/DECONGESTANT/ACETAMINOPHEN -
ORAL Triaminic Cough-Sore Throat Oral Uses
This combination product is used to temporarily treat
cough, fever, and other symptoms (e.g., headache, sore throat, body aches) that
are caused by the common cold, flu, or other breathing illnesses (e.g.,
bronchitis). Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant that affects a certain
part of the brain (cough center), reducing the urge to cough. Acetaminophen is
a non-aspirin pain reliever and fever reducer.
This product is not usually used for ongoing coughs from
smoking, asthma, or other long-term breathing problems (e.g., emphysema), or
for coughs with a lot of mucus, unless directed by your doctor.
Cough-and-cold products have not been shown to be safe or
effective in children younger than 6 years. Therefore, do not use this product
to treat cold symptoms in children younger than 6 years unless specifically
directed by the docto...
Throat - sore; Pain - throat
Clean your hands frequently, especially before eating. This is a powerful way to help prevent many sore throat infections. You might avoid some sore throats by reducing contact with people with sore throats, but often these people are contagious even before they have symptoms, so this approach is less effective.
Not too long ago, tonsils were commonly removed in an attempt to prevent sore throats. This is no longer recommended in most circumstances.
A cool mist vaporizer or humidifier can prevent some sore throats caused by breathing dry air with an open mouth.
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Del Mar CB, Glasziou PP, Spinks A. Antibiotics for sore throat. Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2008:(3):CD000023.
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