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Do corticosteroids reduce pain in patients with acute pharyngitis?

Corticosteroids (when added to antibiotics) reduce pain in patients with sore throats. For every four patients treated^ one additional patient will be pain free at 24 hours^ especially in adults with documented streptococcus pharyngitis and more severe symptoms.

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Publication Date: 2014-12-8
Last Updated on PCR: 2017-03-31 17:06:16