mucokinetic

mucokinetic

 [mu″ko-kĭ-net´ik]
a drug that facilitates removal of mucus from the respiratory tract.
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Unfortunately, mucolytics, mucokinetic drugs, cough syrups and acetylcysteine (oral and inhaled) have not been shown to be effective, and are not recommended.
In my view, this is a truly spectacular point when one recalls that not long ago the available tools in the respiratory therapist's medicine toolbox were a few catecholamine beta2 adrenergics, mucolytics with as many hazards as indices, an off-label inhaled steroid or two, salines of varietal tonicity, sterile water as diluent, lots of ethanol, a few mucokinetic agents, and many more creative "cocktails" compounded by the wizened pharmacist.
N-acetylcysteine - There are several categories of mucus-controlling drug therapy that can be used, including mucolytics, expectorants and mucokinetic agents.