Antitussives and expectorants

  • Jacqueline van Schoor Amayeza Information Centre
Keywords: cough, antitussives, expectorant

Abstract

A cough is a protective reflex that helps keep the airways clear so that breathing can continue normally. Cough remains one of the most common complaints that motivates patients to seek medical attention, especially during the winter months.

Author Biography

Jacqueline van Schoor, Amayeza Information Centre
BSc(Hons), MPharm, Amayeza Information Centre
Published
2019-02-19
Section
Respiratory Health