Adjuvant prednisone therapy in pharyngitis

  title={Adjuvant prednisone therapy in pharyngitis},
  author={Alexander Kiderman and John Yaphe and Joseph Bregman and Tamar Zemel and Arthur Furst},
Background Acute pharyngitis is a frequent and well-documented complaint in general practice but the associated suffering has remained largely unaddressed in the literature. Evidence, however, from five randomised controlled trials suggests that corticosteroids may be useful in relieving pain and discomfort arising from the condition. Aim To determine if short-acting oral therapy with prednisone was more effective than placebo in alleviating the suffering from acute pharyngitis in adults in a… CONTINUE READING

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