"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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