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any medicine used to suppress or relieve coughing

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In treating a cough, a dry tickly one may be better suppressed with anti-tussives, whereas a mucosal cough may be better encouraged by expectorants to remove the mucus.
Thymelaeaceae), a well-known traditional Chinese medicine, has long been used for diuretic, anti-tussive, expectorant and anticancer purposes (Jiang su New Medical College 1985).
The anti-tussive action of Ocimum tenuiflorum (also known as Ocimum sanctum) has been reported [41].
The anti-tussive effects of Ocimum sanctum have also been reported (Nadig and Laxmi, 2005).
The anti-tussive activity of Ocimum tenuiflorum has been reported (Nadig and Laxmi, 2005), a plant used by the TMPs for treatment of coughs.
To cite just a few instances, Adhatoda vasica, used by the practitioners for treatment of coughs and tuberculosis, has reported anti-tussive activity (Dhuley, 1999).
Nortran's Phase II study is focused on determining if Nortran's anti-tussive compound, CP1, can reduce patient sensitivity to such cough-causing irritants.
The plant reportedly contains alkaloids with positive effects on inflammatory diseases (Chakraborty and Brantner, 2001); extract of the plant also has been shown to have anti-tussive effect (Dhuley, 1999), and a bronchodilator alkaloid (vasicinone) has been isolated from the plant (Amin and Mehta, 1959).
Naturally occurring cannabinoids possess anti-tussive activity (Gordon et al.
Nortran's Phase II study is focused on determining if Nortran's anti-tussive compound CP1 can reduce patient sensitivity to such cough-causing irritants.
Our main brand, Tussionex, the unique 12-hour anti-tussive, achieved sales of (pound)29 million a 48% increase on 1997 levels.