- The patient must have a diagnosis of pharyngitis with objective findings of
- The patient is willing to take "nothing by mouth" including inhaled treatments except
trial medication during the two hours while at the site and following trial drug
administration (e.g. not smoking, food, drink, candy, lozenges, chewing gum). The
patient will be allowed food and drink between hours 2 and 24, but no other oral or
inhaled treatments such as smoking, lozenges, chewing gum. After the two hour
assessment, the patients will be allowed food and drink within one half-hour following
any hourly evaluations sore throat.
- The patient has used any analgesic/antipyretic within 1 dosing interval preceding
administration of the first dose of trial medication.
- The patient anticipates using any inhaled therapy including beta-agonists (e.g.,
ventolin) during the 24 hour trial period and, if used, has only used inhaled therapy
on an intermittent basis in the week prior to the screening visit.