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News: NIHR Programme Grants for Applied Research funded study shows that Ibuprofen is no good in treating colds or sore throats

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NIHR Programme Grants for Applied Research funded study shows that Ibuprofen is no good in treating colds or sore throats 

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NIHR Programme Grants for Applied Research funded study shows that Ibuprofen is no good in treating colds or sore throats 

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Questions have been raised about the advice given to patients with a cold and sore throat, in research published in the British Medical Journal.

A study carried out by the University of Southampton showed that compared with paracetamol, ibuprofen or a combination of both ibuprofen and paracetamol provide no advantage for patients overall with respiratory tract infections (otherwise known as colds or sore throats).

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06/11/2013 

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06/02/2014 

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Created at 06/11/2013 09:58  by Vaishali Patel 
Last modified at 06/11/2013 09:58  by Vaishali Patel