What is Difflam sore throat rinse used for?
Do you have a sore throat? Difflam Sore Throat Rinse contains the active substance benzydamine hydrochloride and belongs to a group of medicines called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or NSAIDS.
How do you use Difflam throat rinse?
Always use Difflam Sore Throat Rinse exactly as your pharmacist has told you. You should check with your doctor, dentist or pharmacist
if you are not sure.
What causes a sore throat?
A sore throat is when you experience a painful scratchy feeling in your mouth or throat. Infections can also cause sore throats. In addition dry air can be a factor.
The symptoms include scratching,burning,rawness and tenderness. Swallowing or talking may hurt and white patches could be visible on the tonsils.
Colds and flu are the most common causes of a sore throat. Otherwise,viruses can cause sore throats. Measles,chicken pox and mumps are the most common, sore throat causing, viruses.
Strep throat is a common bacterial infection. Children are the most susceptible to Strep throat. Allergies can also cause throat irritation.
How much Difflam Throat Rinse to use
Adults, adolescents and elderly: The usual dose is 15 ml of solution to be used every 1½ to 3 hours. Use the measuring cup provided to measure the dose.
Children: This medicine is not suitable for children aged 12 years or under.
How to use the Sore Throat Rinse
The solution should be rinsed around the mouth
or used as a gargle for 20 to 30 seconds and
then spat out.
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