Definition of Pertussis:
Pertussis is a highly contagious bacterial disease that causes uncontrollable, violent coughing. The coughing can make it hard to breathe. A deep \whooping\" sound is often heard when the patient tries to take a breath."""
Drugs associated with Pertussis
The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of Pertussis. This service should be used as a supplement to, and NOT a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners.
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Synonym(s): Whooping Cough