Anti-Mucus Drug Slows Symptoms of COPD
...y 25%, Chinese study says
THURSDAY, June 12 (HealthDay News) -- In people suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the expectorant
carbocisteine seems to help slow worsening of symptoms, Chinese researchers report.
COPD is a progressive, destructive disease of the lungs, usual...
Expectorant in Medical Dictionary
A mucolytic agent or expectorant
is any agent which dissolves thick mucus and is usually used to help relieve respiratory difficulties. It does so by hydrolyzing glycosaminoglycans, tending to break down components. The viscosity of mucous secretions in the lungs is dependent upon the concent...
Expectorant in Biological Technology
China Sky One Medical, Inc. Obtains Production Rights for Nine New Drugs
...s: for the treatment of calcifames and osteoporosis, especially for children, the elderly and pregnant and nursing women; -- Loquat Syrup: an expectorant
for the treatment of tussis and bronchitis; -- Flos Lonicerae Syrup: for the treatment coughs, colds, fever and sore throat; -- Sedative Bol...
Expectorant in other areas