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What do you mean by an antitussive agent?
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Suppresses cough
An anti-tussive suppresses cough.
This is only beneficial is you are having frequent coughing spells or pain with coughing. Coughing is an important reflex that happens when the body senses something foreign or irritating in the respiratory tract. It's a way to expel that quickly and forcefully.

In brief: Suppresses cough
An anti-tussive suppresses cough.
This is only beneficial is you are having frequent coughing spells or pain with coughing. Coughing is an important reflex that happens when the body senses something foreign or irritating in the respiratory tract. It's a way to expel that quickly and forcefully.
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