Current drugs for the treatment of dry cough.

  title={Current drugs for the treatment of dry cough.},
  author={L Padma},
  journal={The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India},
  volume={61 5 Suppl},
  • L Padma
  • Published 2013 in
    The Journal of the Association of Physicians of…
Cough is one of the commonest symptoms of respiratory tract infections and is a frequent problem encountered in general practice as well as in hospital practice. A wide range of disease processes may present with cough and definitive treatment depends on identifying the cause and diagnosis. Specific treatment of the cause should control the cough, but this may not occur in all cases and in a sizeable proportion of patients, no associated cause can be found. An increased sensitivity of the cough… CONTINUE READING


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