Analysis of pathomechanisms involved in side effects of menthol treatment in respiratory diseases

@inproceedings{Gavliakova2013AnalysisOP,
  title={Analysis of pathomechanisms involved in side effects of menthol treatment in respiratory diseases},
  author={S. Gavliakova and T. Buday and V. Shetthalli and J. Plevkov{\'a}},
  year={2013}
}
  • S. Gavliakova, T. Buday, +1 author J. Plevková
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Menthol is frequently used in over the counter medications for common colds and coughs. It was formerly considered to be under the class of herbal medicine, but identification of menthol receptor (TRPM8) moved it from the class of herbal medicine to the molecular pharmacology. It has been documented that menthol reduces dyspnoea and nasal obstruction via stimulation of nasal cold or flow receptors. It has also antitussive and antiirritative effect. Menthol can also induce adverse… CONTINUE READING
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