[Does the inhalation of a 1% L-menthol solution in the premedication of fiberoptic bronchoscopy affect coughing and the sensation of dyspnea?].

@article{Haidl2001DoesTI,
  title={[Does the inhalation of a 1% L-menthol solution in the premedication of fiberoptic bronchoscopy affect coughing and the sensation of dyspnea?].},
  author={Peter M Haidl and Pamela Trusal Kemper and S J Butnarasu and Matthias Klauke and H Wehde and Dieter Koehler},
  journal={Pneumologie},
  year={2001},
  volume={55 3},
  pages={115-9}
}
BACKGROUND Inhalation of l-menthol inhibits cough and has been shown to reduce respiratory discomfort associated with loaded breathing. We investigated the effect of the inhalation of a 1% l-menthol solution in the premedication of fiberoptic bronchoscopy (FB) on the frequency of cough and the irritability of the tracheobronchial mucosa during FB in a blinded, randomized and placebo controlled study. METHODS 64 pat. (30-78 yrs, 55 males) underwent routine FB. Premediction: atropine and… CONTINUE READING