"Antitussive Agents" 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 suppress cough. They act centrally on the medullary cough center. EXPECTORANTS, also used in the treatment of cough, act locally.
- Antitussive Agents
- Agents, Antitussive
- Cough Suppressants
- Suppressants, Cough
- Antitussive Drugs
- Drugs, Antitussive
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Antitussive Agents" by people in Profiles.
Wu Q, Yu J, Yang C, Chen J, Yang L, Zhang H, Teng S, Li J, Yan D, Cao J, Zhao Y, Wang Z. Nonmedical Use of Cough Syrup Among Secondary Vocational School Students: A National Survey in China. Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Mar; 95(10):e2969.
Boulet LP, Coeytaux RR, McCrory DC, French CT, Chang AB, Birring SS, Smith J, Diekemper RL, Rubin B, Irwin RS. Tools for assessing outcomes in studies of chronic cough: CHEST guideline and expert panel report. Chest. 2015 Mar; 147(3):804-814.
Hujoel PP, Cunha-Cruz J, Maupome G, Saver B. Long-term use of medications and destructive periodontal disease. J Periodontol. 2008 Aug; 79(8):1330-8.
Irwin RS, French CT. Cough and gastroesophageal reflux: identifying cough and assessing the efficacy of cough-modifying agents. Am J Med. 2001 Dec 03; 111 Suppl 8A:45S-50S.
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, Curley FJ, Pratter MR. The effects of drugs on cough. Eur J Respir Dis Suppl. 1987; 153:173-81.
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.