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Respiratory symptoms and inflammatory responses to Difflam throat-spray intervention in half-marathon runners: a randomised controlled trial

Cox, A J; Gleeson, M; Pyne, D B; Saunders, P U; Callister, R; Fricker, P A


OBJECTIVE In this study, the effects of Difflam Forte Anti-inflammatory Throat Spray on the incidence of upper respiratory symptoms (URS) and inflammatory responses after a half-marathon race were investigated. DESIGN AND SETTING Double-blind placebo-controlled randomised trial conducted in association with a half-marathon event. PARTICIPANTS 45 well-trained half-marathon runners. INTERVENTIONS Difflam (n = 25) or placebo (n = 20) throat sprays were self-administered three times daily for 1...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008-06-03
Type: Journal article
Source: British Journal of Sports Medicine
DOI: 10.1136/bjsm.2008.048298


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