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Expectorants

What are Expectorants

Expectorants are drugs that increase the bronchial secretion and enhance the expulsion of mucus by air passages of the lungs. This makes it is easier to cough up the phlegm or sputum. Expectorants are used in cough mixtures for chesty coughs.

A drug may be classified by the chemical type of the active ingredient or by the way it is used to treat a particular condition. Each drug can be classified into one or more drug classes.

Expectorants are drugs that increase the bronchial secretion and enhance the expulsion of mucus by air passages of the lungs. This makes it is easier to cough up the phlegm or sputum. Expectorants are used in cough mixtures for chesty coughs.

List of Expectorants:

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potassium iodide systemic (Pro, More...)
1 review
   
10
guaifenesin systemic (Pro, More...)
152 reviews
   
7.7
carbocysteine systemic (More...)
0 reviews
   
0.0
potassium guaiacolsulfonate systemic (More...)
0 reviews
   
0.0
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