- Accession Number
Agents that increase mucous excretion. Mucolytic agents, that is drugs that liquefy mucous secretions, are also included here.
- ATC Classification
Drug Drug Description Guaifenesin An expectorant commonly found in OTC products for the symptomatic relief from congested chests and coughs associated with cold, bronchitis, and/or other breathing illnesses. Stepronin Strepronin is a mucolytic (expectorant) drug. Carbocisteine A expectorant mucolytic used in the relief of respiratory of COPD and other conditions associated with increased mucus viscosity. Erdosteine A mucolytic agent used to treat conditions characterized by pathological mucus such as respiratory tract infections and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Ambroxol A medication indicated for airway secretion clearance therapy. Letosteine Letosteine is a mucolytic used in the treatment of chronic bronchopneumopathies and related conditions. Eprazinone Eprazinone (trade name Eftapan) is a mucolytic drug, and relieves bronchospasms. Bromhexine A mucolytic drug used to decrease the viscosity of mucus in the airway, enhancing mucus clearance. Sobrerol A mucolytic indicated in patients with chronic respiratory diseases. Acetylcysteine A medication that can be used as a mucolytic in patients with certain lung conditions and as an antidote for acetaminophen overdose. Potassium citrate An agent used to manage renal tubular acidosis, hypocitraturic calcium oxalate nephrolithiasis, and uric acid lithiasis with or without calcium stones. Terpin hydrate An expectorant used to treat bronchitis, pneumonia, bronchiectasis, COPD, and infectious or inflammatory diseases of the upper respiratory tract. Citiolone Not Annotated Guacetisal Not Annotated Dornase alfa A synthetic form of human deoxyribonuclease I used to break down extracellular DNA in the lungs, a major source of mucous viscosity in cystic fibrosis. Mannitol A sugar alcohol used to test for asthma, to reduce intracranial and intraocular pressure, to measure glomerular filtration rate, and to manage pulmonary symptoms associated with cystic fibrosis. Eucalyptol A common ingredient in mouthwash and cosmetics derived naturally from the eucalyptus plant that is frequently used to to improve symptoms of airway mucus hypersecretion. Tyloxapol Tyloxapol is an inhaled surfactant that assists in removing and liquefying and removing bronchopulmonary secretions with mucus and pus. Tyloxapol is administered either through nebulized solution or a stream of... Hedera helix leaf extract A plant extract indicated to treat coughing. Neltenexine Neltenexine is an elastase inhibitor. It may be useful for preventing pulmonary emphysema. Wood creosote Not Annotated Ipecac An emetic agent used to induce vomiting in poisoning. Levoverbenone Not Annotated Antimony pentasulfide Not Annotated Althea root Not Annotated Domiodol Not Annotated Potassium Iodide An oral antithyroid agent used for the prevention of radioactive iodine uptake into the thyroid gland during a nuclear radiation emergency. Coenzyme M A uroprotective agent used for the reduction and prophylaxis of oxazaphosphorine-induced toxicity in the urinary tract. Polygala senega root Not Annotated Guaiacol It is used medicinally as an expectorant, antiseptic, and local anesthetic. Guaiacol is used in traditional dental pulp sedation, and has the property of inducing cell proliferation; guaiacol is a... Acetylcysteine zinc Not Available
- Drugs & Drug Targets