Sore Throat Topic Guide

Sore Throat Sore Throat:

Sore throats are generally named for the anatomical site affected, such as:

Sore throat treatment depends on the cause, infection, viral, or fungal.

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Medications:

acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, guaifenesin, phenylephrine Acetaminophen, Dextromethorphan, Guaifenesin, Phenylephrine

Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and fever reducer...learn more »

menthol topical (oral mucous membrane) Menthol Topical (oral Mucous Membrane)

Menthol is either manmade or made from the extracts of mint oil. Menthol provides a cooling sensation when applied to the skin or other tissues (such as the...learn more »

acetaminophen (oral/rectal) Acetaminophen (oral/rectal)

Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and a fever reducer. There are many brands and forms of acetaminophen available. Not all brands are listed on this leaflet...learn more »

naproxen Naproxen

Naproxen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)...learn more »