mumps
MUMPS
Mumps is a self-limited viral disease characterized by nonsuppurative swelling and tenderness of one or both parotid glands.
It commonly affects the children aged 2-12 years and very uncommon in <1 year of age.
It is caused by a single-stranded RNA virus classified under Paramyxoviridae family or mumps virus.
Transmission is through airborne droplets from respiratory secretion of infected persons.
Incubation period is typically 14-21 days.
Drug Information

Indication: Relief of mild to moderate pain & fever.

Indication: Simultaneous vaccination against measles, mumps, & rubella in individuals >12 mth.

Indication: Relief of fever associated w/ cold & flu, pain eg, teething, toothache, earache, sore throat, headache, mi...

Indication: Relief of fever & pain eg, headache, toothache, colds, flu, muscular rheumatism, dysmenorrhoea, teething p...

Indication: Relief of painful & febrile conditions eg, headache, migraine, backache, toothache, aches due to cold &...

Indication: Relief of fever associated w/ cold & flu, pain eg, teething & toothache, earache, sore throats, headac...

Indication: Symptomatic relief of mild to moderate pain & fever.

Indication: Relief of mild to moderate pain including teething pain & symptomatic relief of fever in flu & feveris...

Indication: Mild to moderate pain & fever reduction.

Maxigesic
ibuprofen + paracetamol

Indication: Temporary relief of pain associated w/ headache, migraine, backache, period, dental & muscular pain, cold ...

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