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Expectorants
MeSH HeadingExpectorants
Tree NumberD27.505.954.796.250
AnnotationGEN or unspecified; prefer specifics; D25-26 qualif
Scope NoteAgents that increase mucous excretion. Mucolytic agents, that is drugs that liquefy mucous secretions, are also included here.
Entry TermMucolytic Agents
Entry TermMucolytics
See AlsoAntitussive Agents
Allowable QualifiersAD AE AN CH CL CS CT DU EC HI IP ME PD PK PO RE SD ST TO TU
Registry Number0
Date of Entry19990101
Unique IDD005100


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Chemical Actions and Uses [D27]
   Pharmacologic Actions [D27.505]
      Therapeutic Uses [D27.505.954]
         Respiratory System Agents [D27.505.954.796]
Anti-Asthmatic Agents [D27.505.954.796.050]  +
Antitussive Agents [D27.505.954.796.090]
Bronchoconstrictor Agents [D27.505.954.796.170]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeExpectorants [D27.505.954.796.250]
Nasal Decongestants [D27.505.954.796.560]
Pulmonary Surfactants [D27.505.954.796.600]

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