tussive


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tussive

 [tus´iv]
pertaining to or due to a cough.

tus·sive

(tŭs'siv),
Relating to a cough.
Synonym(s): tussal, tussicular
[L. tussis, a cough]

tus·sive

(tŭs'iv)
Relating to a cough.
Synonym(s): tussal.
[L. tussis, a cough]
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But a dose-dependent inhibition of cough was observed with the groups of animals treated with METI and the results were also comparable with that of the inhibition exerted by codeine phosphate, a prototype anti tussive agent.
Studies are under process to isolate and characterize the bioactive component present in the extract as well as to establish the exact mechanism of action underlying for its anti tussive potential.
P.: Evaluation of anti tussive potential of Jussiaea suffructicosa linn.
Children with tuberculosis are rarely contagious because they usually have fewer organisms, rarely produce sputum, and do not have the tussive force to produce droplet nuclei.
They covered anti - tussives, which are used to relieve coughs; expectorants, which promote the discharge of mucus from the respiratory tract; and combinations of drugs such as antihistamine and decongestant.
Treatment of acute bronchitis is usually symptomatic, with tussives or antitussives (Knutson and Braun, 2002).