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Sore Throat

Ouch! Sore Throat

A sore throat can be extremely painful, making every time you swallow an excruciating experience. Yet, it is not the type of thing you would typically take off from work for.

So, when you can't afford to take the day off and every time you swallow you/re saying "Ouch!" turn to Andolex-C spray. A convenient sore throat solution that works at the site of pain to provide fast, effective and soothing relief from the pain.

Sick and tired of feeling sick and tired

Sore throat?

Sore throat is commonly known as
  • pharyngitis (inflammation of the throat)
  • tonsillitis (inflammation of the tonsils)
  • laryngitis (inflammation of the larynx (voice box)

What causes a sore throat?

Most sore throats are caused by infection due to a virus (approx. 70 - 95 %)
Other causes of sore throat include
  • Bacterial infections, including strep throat caused by the Streptococcus bacteria
  • Allergies
  • Coughing or excessive throat straining (e.g. screaming)

What are the symptoms of a sore throat?

  • Painful, red, swollen throat
  • Pain on swallowing
These painful symptoms are caused by inflammation and swelling in the throat. Tonsils (if present) may be enlarged or coated with a white discharge. A sore throat may also be accompanied by a runny nose, cough and slight fever.

Management of a sore throat

Pain relief is the primary factor that a person with a sore throat seeks help for.


Soothing Foods
If you need an excuse to eat ice cream, a sore throat is a good one. The cold has a numbing effect, and the creamy texture makes it easy to swallow. This comfort food is also great for cheering up young (and not-so-young) patients. Other soothing foods include milk shakes, gelatin, and hot soup. With severe sore throats, it's best to avoid crunchy or spicy foods.1
Persistent Sore Throat
If a sore throat lasts over a week or gets worse, check with your doctor. A persistent sore throat could also be a sign of acid reflux, mononucleosis, or another condition.1

Andolex for sore throats

Andolex has a complete range of products to help relieve the discomfort of a sore throat and speed up healing, whatever the cause.

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Andolex contains: benzydamine, helps reduce swelling and pain caused by inflammation

Andolex-C contains: chlorhexidine gluconate, has antiseptic and disinfectant properties and helps reduce the development of plaque

Andolex-C Gel and Lozenges contain: cetylpyridinium chloride as a quarternary pyridinium antiseptic with bactericidal and fungicidal activity


Visit your RingPharm Pharmacy for professional and friendly advice.

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References: Inova Pharmaceuticals: https://www.inovapharma.co.za/products.php, 1https://www.webmd.com/cold-and-flu/ss/slideshow-anatomy-of-a-sore-throat