antitussives


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antitussives

Used to reduce or prevent coughing; some contain opiates.
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The second phase review would cover a period of 60 calendar days and look at whether the transaction would result in substantial lessening of competition in pediatric and adult antitussives and expectorants pediatric analgesics and nutritive health or multivitamins.
The results of their study cover a broad spectrum of pharmacological functions such as anti-inflammatories, antioxidants, anticancer agents, anthelmintics, antidiarrheals, antitussives, antivirals (Davis et al., 1984), biological activity and biocides, among others (Garcia et al., 2010).
Response to Treatments and New Antitussives. Clinical treatment trials are a critical part of the diagnosis and management of chronic cough [74].
Sputum production may be variable the barking cough that does not respond to antitussives but responds to ATT along with steroids may be a feature of EBTB.
328 (83.7%) children were given oral or intramuscular antibiotics by general practitioners and 194 (49.5%) had taken antihistamines and antitussives.
Given a list of commonly used medications, the respondents were asked whether they are confident or not to prescribe any of these medications without supervision , majority of the interns and students were confident of prescribing vitamins and minerals, antihistaminics, antacids and anti-ulcer drugs, NSAIDs, antiemetics and antitussives which have a relatively low risk of adverse reactions.
The first, discussed in Chapter 35, which present drugs decongestants, mucolytics, antihistamines, and antitussives. In Chapter 36 the authors address finally the drugs used for gastrointestinal disorders, drugs that can often interfere with other molecules taken orally.
Other drug groups prescribed for cough and cold were antitussives (61%), expectorants (61%), mucolytics (60%), decongestants (61%), bronchodilators (51%) and NSAIDs (49%).
According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) website, these products may contain several ingredients, including decongestants, expectorants, antihistamines, and antitussives. These medicines are often used in an attempt for parents to relieve their children's coughs, colds, and allergies.