antitussive

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antitussive

[¦an·tē¦təs·iv]
(pharmacology)
An agent, such as benylin expectorants, that relieves coughing.
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Celltech's valuable anti-tussive franchise will be strengthened by the addition of a new 12-hour product, Codeprex, which is expected to be launched in time for the 2004/5 cough/cold season.
Celltech's valuable anti-tussive franchise is expected to be strengthened by the addition of a new 12-hour product, Codeprex(TM), which was filed for approval in May 2001.
In addition a pivotal clinical study has begun on Co-Tussamine 12, a sustained release formulation of codeine and chlorpheniramine with a 12-hour anti-tussive action.
The new product will fill the gap between Tussionex (hydrocodone) our potent anti-tussive prescription product for severe coughs and Delsym (dextromethorphan) our extended release over-the-counter product for mild to moderate cough suppression.
Tussionex, the unique 12 hour anti-tussive, achieved sales of 19.
Smith, an expert in the testing of novel anti-tussive therapies, has
These products offer different combinations of antihistamines, expectorants, decongestants, anticholinergics, and anti-tussives that are designed to provide symptomatic relief for several patient types in the acute respiratory disease area.