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any medicine used to suppress or relieve coughing

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However, peripheral antitussives, such as levodropropizine, appear to be the best option at relieving cough," he said.
The FDA has identified about 200 unapproved prescription antitussive drugs on the market that contain hydrocodone.
Bakumondoto has been used as an antitussive agent in China for centuries, and is prescribed in Japan for the treatment of bronchitis and pharyngitis accompanying severe dry cough (Miyata 2003).
Treatment of acute bronchitis is usually symptomatic, with tussives or antitussives (Knutson and Braun, 2002).
According to data derived from Source Pharmaceutical Audit Suite, January-December 2008, Wolters Kluwer Health, in 2008, there were over 30 million prescriptions and nearly $1 billion dollars in sales generated for oral antitussives; however, most oral antitussive products that are currently marketed are in an immediate-release formulation (over 25 million prescriptions annually) requiring dosing every four to six hours, which can be inconvenient and adversely affect patient compliance.
6 [74] Male 94 Female 139 History of respiratory infections during the past six months prior 8/150 to study entry * Bronchitis (chronic/seldom) Angina tonsillaris (chronic/seldom) 2/67 Rhinopharyngitis (chronic/seldom) 7/137 Otitis media (chronic/seldom) 0/20 Other (chronic/seldom) 2/4 Pre-treatment of respiratory tract 42 infections * Antibiotics 20 Acetylcysteine 13 Antitussives 16 Symptomatic treatment 16 Other 18 Demographic information Placebo (n = 235) Mean age [+ or -] SD [median], y 39.
Current FDA assessment of the safety and efficacy of approved children's over-the-counter antitussives, expectorants, nasal decongestants, antihistamines, and combination cough cold products is based on scientific studies in children and/or on extrapolation from extensive data in adults.
No patients in either group received any antifebriles or antitussives.
The study examines six broad categories of products-cold/allergy/sinus medication, cough medication, combination products, other cold/allergy/sinus/cough medication (such as Herbal, Natural And Homeopathic products), nasal products, and chest rubs-and more than ten subcategories, including traditional antihistamines, non-sedating antihistamines, decongestants, expectorants, antitussives, nasal strips, drops, aspirators, mast-cell stabilizers, and more.
It is the foundation for a full range of antitussives developed by Celltech to meet individual patient needs.
DexAlone is the only non- prescription cough product on the market that provides cough sufferers with three key advantages: maximum cough control, one of the safest antitussives available, and a convenient take-it-with-you gelcap form.
DexAlone contains the active ingredient dextromethorphan which is considered one of the most effective and safest antitussives available.
include antihistamines, antitussives, a mucolytic and the first nootropic.
Current prescription products include antihistamines, antitussives, a mucolytic and the first nootropic.
OTC products containing Diphenhydramine can also be labeled antitussives, according to the FDA as reported in the April 9, 1996, Federal Register.