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antitussive

 [an″te-, an″ti-tus´iv]
1. effective against cough.
2. an agent that suppresses coughing.

an·ti·tus·sive

(an'tē-tŭs'iv),
1. Relieving cough.
2. A cough remedy (for example, codeine).
Synonym(s): antibechic
[anti- + L. tussis, cough]

antitussive

(ăn′tē-tŭs′ĭv, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Capable of relieving or suppressing coughing.

an′ti·tus′sive n.

antitussive

adjective Referring to an agent or effect that prevents or reduces coughing.
 
noun An agent that relieves or prevents coughing.

antitussive

adjective Referring to an agent or mechanism that relieves or prevents cough noun An agent that relieves or prevents cough

an·ti·tus·sive

(an'tē-tŭs'iv)
1. Relieving cough.
2. A cough remedy (e.g., codeine).
[anti- + L. tussis, cough]

antitussive

1. Preventing or relieving cough.
2. A drug used to relieve or abolish coughing.

an·ti·tus·sive

(an'tē-tŭs'iv)
1. Relieving cough.
2. A cough remedy (e.g., codeine).
[anti- + L. tussis, cough]
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hodgsonii, which is commonly used as erroneously substitute of an herbal medicine Asteris Radix et Rhizoma for antitussive function.
(2012) Antitussive, expectorant and anti-inflammatory activities of four alkaloids isolated from Bulbus of Fritillaria wabuensis.
adhatoda has demonstrated both antitussive and expectorant properties, as well as mucolytic, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory actions.
In medicine, it is most commonly used as topical antitussive, analgesic, anesthesic and anti-pruritic (1).
Treatment of animals with antibiotics, antitussive, antihistaminics lead to complete clinical recovery within two weeks of treatment.
Antitussive effect of thymoquinone, aconstituent of Nigella Sativa seeds, in guinea pigs.
Tuzistra XR is an extended-release oral suspension combination of codeine, an opiate agonist antitussive, and chlorpheniramine, a histamine-1 (HI) receptor antagonist, indicated for relief of cough and symptoms associated with upper respiratory allergies or a common cold in adults age 18 years and older.
Codeine is an opiate agonist antitussive, while chlorpheniramine is a histamine-1(H1) receptor antagonist.
Antibiotics, expectorant, antitussive, and antihistaminics were less prescribed compared with asthma controllers.