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Antitussive Agents MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Antitussive Agents
Tree Number(s)
D27.505.954.427.153
D27.505.954.796.090
Unique ID
D000996
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000996
Scope Note
Agents that suppress cough. They act centrally on the medullary cough center. EXPECTORANTS, also used in the treatment of cough, act locally.
Entry Term(s)
Antitussive
Antitussive Agent
Antitussive Drug
Antitussive Drugs
Antitussives
Cough Suppressant
Cough Suppressants
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QV 76
See Also
Expectorants
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Antitussive Agents Preferred
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