Antitussive Agents

Known as: Cough Medicines, Antitussive Drugs, coughing suppressants 
Agents that suppress cough. They act centrally on the medullary cough center. EXPECTORANTS, also used in the treatment of cough, act locally.
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2015
Highly Cited
2015
BACKGROUND Preclinical studies suggest that P2X3 receptors are expressed by airway vagal afferent nerves and contribute to the… (More)
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2012
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2012
BACKGROUND Self-medication is a widely prevalent practice in India. It assumes a special significance among medical students as… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Cough is an important defensive pulmonary reflex that removes irritants, fluids, or foreign materials from the airways. However… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
CONTENTS Summary of key points and recommendations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1256… (More)
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2004
2004
BACKGROUND Iodo-resiniferatoxin (I-RTX) has recently been described as an ultra potent antagonist of the transient receptor… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
CONTEXT The emergence and spread of antibiotic-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in US communities is due, in part, to the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
An alkaloid from opium, noscapine, is used as an antitussive drug and has low toxicity in humans and mice. We show that noscapine… (More)
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1996
1996
Methodology to evaluate the efficacy of antitussive drugs rely largely on subjective methods and cough counts. There are few… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Oral doses of dextromethorphan (DM), a common cough suppressant and N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor antagonist, and their… (More)
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1971
Highly Cited
1971
In a retrospective study to compare the drug consumption during pregnancy of mothers of infants with congenital abnormalities and… (More)
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