Antitussives


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Antitussives

Drugs used to suppress coughing.
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Observational results showed no difference in percentage of cough resolution between children treated with antitussive alone vs children receiving a combination of antibiotics and antitussives.
The agency also received reports of medication errors associated with formulation changes of unapproved hydrocodone-containing antitussives, such as changing the strength of the active ingredient, and reports of confusion over the similarity between the trade names of these unapproved products and other drug products.
Codeine, a naturally occurring narcotic, is generally used for pain control and as an antitussive agent in prescribed cough syrups.
Providers can target symptoms with antipyretics, decongestants, antihistamines, and antitussives.
Toxic pulmonary edema is the main consequence of chlorine exposure, and treatment is mainly symptomatic with supplemental oxygen by mask, antitussives, and bronchodilators (45, 46).
At that time, most of the antitussives contained codeine or codeine-like compounds that had direct morphine-like abuse potential (World Health Organization Technical Report #437 cited in Food and Drug Administration, 1990).
Drugs for colds and flu-type infections, including decongestants, analgesics, antitussives, and expectorants.
Adult Antitussives - Dextromethorphan - Delsym (41% of 2,984 pharmacist recommendations)
Centrally acting drugs, such as codeine and dextromethorphan, are currently most used antitussives, however, they are often associated with unpleasant or intolerable side effects, including sedation, nausea, and constipation.
Such preparations may contain various combinations of antihistamines, decongestants, antitussives and expectorants.
Over the next 7 months, she did not respond to various antihistamines, antitussives, antibiotic agents or bronchodilators.
Interventions: The reviewers used six categories: antihistamines, antitussives, expectorants, mucolytics, antihistamine-decongestant combinations, and other combinations.