Effect of Tiotropium on Cough Reflex Sensitivity in Acute Viral Cough

@article{Dicpinigaitis2008EffectOT,
  title={Effect of Tiotropium on Cough Reflex Sensitivity in Acute Viral Cough},
  author={Peter V. Dicpinigaitis and Leah Spinner and Ganesha Santhyadka and Abdissa Negassa},
  journal={Lung},
  year={2008},
  volume={186},
  pages={369-374}
}
Study Objectives Cough is the most common complaint for which patients in the United States seek medical attention. Few, if any, effective therapies exist for the most common form of acute cough, that due to viral upper respiratory tract infection (URI). The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of the anticholinergic agent tiotropium bromide on cough reflex sensitivity in subjects with acute viral URI. Patients Otherwise healthy adult nonsmokers with acute viral URI were randomized to… CONTINUE READING