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nasal congestions Acute tonsillitis is caused by both bacteria and viruses and will be accompanied by symptoms of ear pain whenswallowing, bad breath, sore throat and fever.In this case, the
surface of the tonsil
bright red or have a grayish-white coating
occur in up to 10% of the population frequently due to episodes of tonsillitis.
Pharmacological point of view:
Treatments to reduce the discomfort from tonsillitis symptoms include
pain relief, anti-inflammatory, fever reducing medications (
sore throat relief (salt water gargle, lozenges, warm liquids)
is used for patients allergic to penicillin. Patients who fail
penicillin therapy may respond to treatment effective against beta-lactamase producing bacteria such as
.Aerobic and anaerobic beta lactamase producing bacteria thatreside in the tonsillar tissues can "shield" group A streptococcus from penicillins. When tonsillitis is caused by a virus,the length of illness depends on which virus is involved. Usually, acomplete recovery is made within one week; however may last for up to two weeks.
pain relief, anti-inflammatory, fever reducing medication
A: acetaminophen /paracetamolmechanism of action:cox3 inhibitor act as analgesic & antipyretic no anti-inflammatory effectcentral effect is> preferable effect
(cox3 is isoform of cox 2 but in brain)