Journal Updates

Cough Update: Evaluation of antitussive efficacy of dextromethorphan in smokers cough
eMediNexus, 19 January 2021
#Allergy and Immunology
Dextromethorphan is commonly used as a cough suppressant in over-the-counter medications The efficacy of dextromethorphan in fluctuating cough reflex sensitivity is shown in healthy parti ...MORE
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Cough Update: Therapeutic options for acute cough due to upper respiratory infections in children
eMediNexus, 18 January 2021
#Allergy and Immunology
An article published in Lung discussed that cough due to upper respiratory tract infections URIs is one of the most frequent complaints encountered by pediatric health-care prov ...MORE
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Cough Update: Safety and Tolerability of Extended-Release Guaifenesin in Patients with Cough, Thickened Mucus and Chest Congestion Associated with Upper Respiratory Tract Infection
eMediNexus, 17 January 2021
#Allergy and Immunology
An extended-release ER formulation of the expectorant guaifenesin has recently been launched in India for the treatment of productive cough accompanied by mucus phlegm ...MORE
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Childhood Insulin Levels Linked with Later Psychosis
eMediNexus, 17 January 2021
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Neurology #Pediatrics #Pharmacist #Psychiatry
A new study has shown a link between elevated insulin levels in childhood and psychosis in young adulthood The analysis also showed an association between high childhood body mass index ...MORE
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Cough Update: Inhibition of cough reflex sensitivity by diphenhydramine during acute viral respiratory tract infection
eMediNexus, 16 January 2021
#Allergy and Immunology
Although the first-generation antihistamine ndash diphenhydramine is classified as an antitussive by the United States Food and Drug Administration it has rarely been shown to inhibit ...MORE
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Asthma-COPD Overlap: High Disease Burden
eMediNexus, 16 January 2021
#Allergy and Immunology #Internal Medicine #Pulmonary Medicine
Patients with asthma-chronic obstructive pulmonary disease overlap ACO were found to experience a higher burden of disease compared to patients with either asthma or COPD alone reporte ...MORE
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