Efficacy of diphenhydramine against cough in humans: a review

@article{Bjrnsdottir2007EfficacyOD,
  title={Efficacy of diphenhydramine against cough in humans: a review},
  author={I. Bj{\"o}rnsdottir and T. Einarson and L{\'a}rus Steinþ{\'o}r Guðmundsson and R. Einarsd{\'o}ttir},
  journal={Pharmacy World \& Science},
  year={2007},
  volume={29},
  pages={577-583}
}
AimTo determine the efficacy of diphenhydramine against cough due to respiratory infection or irritation in patients/subjects without comorbidities.MethodTwo reviewers independently identified English language studies, searching on: clinical trials, randomized, diphenhydramine (OR dimenhydrinate), antitussive agents, cough (combine using AND). Sources were: Medline (1966–2005), Embase (1980–2005), Cochrane and references from retrieved articles. Two other reviewers, blinded to study origin… Expand
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