Antitussive refers to mechanism of action of cough medication which works by suppressing cough center in the brain. Some of the brand names for Antitussive medications are Robitussin and Vicks Formula 44.
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[an-tee-tuhs-iv, an-tahy-]
of or pertaining to a substance that is used to suppress coughing.
any such substance, as codeine.
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A cough supressant.
Antitussive means; tending or having the power to act as a cough suppressant.
Etymologically, the word antitussive comes from two words: anti (against) and tussis (cough). In short, something that prevents cough. Antitussives are a class of cough medications
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