Efficacy and tolerability of levodropropizine in adult patients with non-productive cough. Comparison with dextromethorphan.

@article{Catena1997EfficacyAT,
  title={Efficacy and tolerability of levodropropizine in adult patients with non-productive cough. Comparison with dextromethorphan.},
  author={Elisabetta Catena and Luisa Daffonchio},
  journal={Pulmonary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  year={1997},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={
          89-96
        }
}
  • Elisabetta Catena, Luisa Daffonchio
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    Pulmonary pharmacology…
    1997
  • Medicine
  • The results of a double-blind, randomized clinical trial involving 209 adult patients of either sex with moderate non-productive cough are reported. The therapeutic efficacy and the tolerability of levodropropizine syrup (60 mg t.i.d. for 5 days) was evaluated in comparison with dextromethorphan syrup (15 mg t.i.d. for 5 days). Efficacy was assessed by the number of coughing spells in a 6h period, the cough frequency classes, the cough intensity and the night awakenings due to cough… CONTINUE READING

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