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What are some ways to fix the hacking cough brought on by copd?

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Treatments...

Treatments for this include bronchodilator inhalers, steroid inhalers and smoking cessation.
If symptoms are severe, systemic steroids may be needed. If an infection is present, an antibiotic course may be needed.

In brief: Treatments...

Treatments for this include bronchodilator inhalers, steroid inhalers and smoking cessation.
If symptoms are severe, systemic steroids may be needed. If an infection is present, an antibiotic course may be needed.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Dr. Thomas Stern
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
2 doctors agree

In brief: COPD treatments

The most important step in stopping a cough related to COPD is smoking cessation.
There are also several prescription medicines that can be used to help with the cough related to COPD that can be prescribed by a physician.

In brief: COPD treatments

The most important step in stopping a cough related to COPD is smoking cessation.
There are also several prescription medicines that can be used to help with the cough related to COPD that can be prescribed by a physician.
Dr. Thomas Stern
Dr. Thomas Stern
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Dr. Fernando Torres
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology

In brief: Medications

That cough is usually difficult to treat.
You may need to be placed on steroids and usually you will need narcotics to control it. Hydrocodone tends to be my recommended drug, but it can make you very sleepy. Your doctor may need to try different agents until one works well.

In brief: Medications

That cough is usually difficult to treat.
You may need to be placed on steroids and usually you will need narcotics to control it. Hydrocodone tends to be my recommended drug, but it can make you very sleepy. Your doctor may need to try different agents until one works well.
Dr. Fernando Torres
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