"Expectorants" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Agents that increase mucous excretion. Mucolytic agents, that is drugs that liquefy mucous secretions, are also included here.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Expectorants".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Expectorants".
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Expectorants" by people in Profiles.
Irwin RS, Boulet LP, Cloutier MM, Fuller R, Gold PM, Hoffstein V, Ing AJ, McCool FD, O'Byrne P, Poe RH, Prakash UB, Pratter MR, Rubin BK. Managing cough as a defense mechanism and as a symptom. A consensus panel report of the American College of Chest Physicians. Chest. 1998 Aug; 114(2 Suppl Managing):133S-181S.
Irwin RS, Curley FJ, Bennett FM. Appropriate use of antitussives and protussives. A practical review. Drugs. 1993 Jul; 46(1):80-91.
Irwin RS, Demers RR. Management of the patient with cough. Compr Ther. 1979 Oct; 5(10):43-9.
Irwin RS, Rosen MJ, Braman SS. Cough. A comprehensive review. Arch Intern Med. 1977 Sep; 137(9):1186-91.