piperita has antibacterial, antiviral, anti-oedema, analgesic, digestive, decongestant, antiflatulent, antitussive
, carminative, antimutagenic, antispasmodic and mild stimulant properties (Galib and Al-Kassie, 2010).
Some examples are; dextromethorphan and guaiphenesin combination in cough has antagonizing pharmacodynamics properties, where guaiphenesin acts as expectorants and dextromethorphan as antitussive
The leading and diverse medical purposes for which desomorphine or Permonid[R] was sold as hydrobromic acid salt included analgesic, antitussive
and even sedative uses.
Bulbous Fritillaria which is derived from bulbous of various Fritillaria species, has been used as one of the most important antitussive
, expectorant and antihypertensive drugs in traditional Chines medicine (Kang 2002; 2004; Wang 2012).
5) It has been shown to have estrogenic, aldosterone-like, cortisol-like (antiinflammatory), antiallergic, antibacterial, antiviral, antihepatotoxic, anticancer, expectorant, and antitussive
Both species are commonly called Chuanziwan, which are commonly used as erroneously substitute of an herbal medicine Asteris Radix et Rhizoma (commonly called Ziwan, the dried root and rhizome of Aster tataricus) for antitussive
1,2 Despite opioid agonists have antitussive
effects; fentanyl, is an an opioid which can cause cough if administered as bolus intravenously during anesthesia induction.
Wang called it unlikely that manufacturers would formulate cold and cough medications without diphenhydramine or dextromethorphan because these drugs have the antitussive
and sedative properties that consumers seek from cough and cold medications.
Combined with thyme's infection-fighting qualities are antitussive
and expectorant properties, making the herb useful for raspy, unproductive coughs that are secondary to fungal or bacterial infection.
There are numerous plants alkaloids reported with marked antitussive
and expectorant activity for the treatment of cough while list of various commercial formulation is presented in Table 1.
Evaluation of antitussive
activity of Lycopuseuropaeuson cough reflex induced by different cough induced models in mice.
effect of a fixed combination of Justicia adhatoda, Echinacea purpurea and Eleuthrococcus senticosus extracts in patients with acute upper respiratory tract infection: A comparative, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study.