mucoactive

mucoactive

(mu?ko-ak'tiv) [ muco- + active]
Tending to enhance the clearance of mucus from an organ, esp. from the lung.
See: mucolytic
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Other approaches include drugs with antioxidant effects, drugs that facilitate lung regeneration, and mucoactive agents.
Mucoactive agents for airway mucus hypersecretory diseases.
Sodium Bicarbonate - Sodium bicarbonate is a base that has occasionally been used as a mucoactive agent.
There is little evidence supporting the use of mucoactive agents such as N-acetylcysteine in AECOPD.
N-acetylcysteine supplementation may have the benefit of reducing the frequency of exacerbations and improving subjective symptoms (Weiss 2008) however has no effect as a mucoactive agent at 600 mg twice daily (Stoller 2008).
Inhibition of endotoxin- and antigen-induced airway inflammation by fudosteine, a mucoactive agent.