What is the role of flurbiprofen lozenges in the treatment of pharyngitis (sore throat)?

Updated: May 06, 2020
  • Author: John R Acerra, MD; Chief Editor: Jeter (Jay) Pritchard Taylor, III, MD  more...
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A randomized, double-blind study by Shephard et al suggested that lozenges containing flurbiprofen 8.75 mg can alleviate moderate to severe pharyngitis symptoms for 3-4 hours, whether or not the patient is suffering from a group A or C streptococcal infection. [36]


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