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Use of codeine cough suppressants in asthmatics

10/14/2014
12:08 | Author: Alex Watson

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Use of codeine cough suppressants in asthmatics

Especially cough suppressants with naracotics in them such as codeine. I am sure we all get requests for cough suppressants - specifically with.

1/16/2013 What is your opinion on the role of cough suppressants in patients with asthma? Especially cough suppressants with naracotics in them such as codeine. I am sure we all get requests for cough suppressants - specifically with codeine etc. Thanks.

Thank you for your inquiry. The question you asked might receive different answers from different allergists-immunologists. It is an issue about which there are no data upon which to formulate a strategy. Therefore the answer I give you is based solely upon my personal approach, and, as noted, this may differ from other knowledgeable and well-qualified allergists-immunologists, and pulmonologists as well. I use narcotic cough suppressants in asthmatics in a fashion similar to how I would use them in non-asthmatics, with two exceptions. I would not use a codeine cough suppressant unless I was reasonably certain that the cough was not due to the asthma itself. If I felt that the cough was related to the asthma (e.g., cough-variant asthma or cough associated with an asthmatic flare), I would treat the asthma itself without a codeine cough suppressant. If, however, I was fairly certain that the cough was unrelated to asthma (e.g., related to an acute bronchitis), I would have no reluctance in prescribing a codeine cough suppressant in the same manner as I would in a non-asthmatic. The other exception to the rule, however, is of course an obvious one - I would not use a narcotic cough suppressant in a patient who was having a moderate to severe episode of asthma during which one would not wish to suppress the cough, or suppress in any way the respiration. However, I would not consider a diagnosis of asthma per se an absolute contraindication to the administration of codeine/narcotic cough suppressants. Thank you again for your inquiry and we hope this response is helpful to you. Sincerely, Phil Lieberman, M.D.

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Are cough suppressants effective? Skeptoid

8/13/2014
02:24 | Author: Hannah Ramirez

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Are cough suppressants effective? Skeptoid

When speaking about cough suppressants for a dry cough, you take an that “codeine is no more effective than placebo in reducing cough.

A 2005 study published in Psychosomatic medicine looked directly at the effects of placebo (vitamin E) on cough and “ placebo treatment has significant antitussive activity. This placebo effect may be related to generation of central neurotransmitters such as endogenous opioids ” (6).

An overview of different types of cough in children and their treatments published in the Medical Journal of Australia found “ there is little evidence for using medications for symptomatic relief of cough “, citing an earlier version of the Cochrane review above (2).

The Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine published a — note: a single study, not a systematic review — study that found honey to be more effective than a DM-containing product for “sleep quality” and treatment of cough.

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Persistent coughs melt away with chocolate - 22 November 2004

6/12/2014
04:36 | Author: Emily Peterson

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Persistent coughs melt away with chocolate - 22 November 2004

Barnes and colleagues gave 10 healthy volunteers tablets containing: theobromine, a constituent of cocoa or; codeine, the cough suppressant.

"These sorts of coughs, often lasting for weeks after a viral infection, can be difficult to treat, especially since it is not possible to give large doses of opiate-based medication to patients due to the side effects," says Peter Barnes, professor of thoracic medicine at Imperial College London, UK, who led the study.

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Chocolate compound beats codeine for cough-suppression - Boing

4/11/2014
06:28 | Author: Hannah Ramirez

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Chocolate compound beats codeine for cough-suppression - Boing

A compound found in chocolate outperforms over-the-counter and codeine-based cough-suppressants in clinical trials. The compound.

Pish posh! Nothing will beat Bayer’s Heroin.

The article is from 2004 :) Name (required).

Wait, is the Capsaicin they’re talking about the same stuff in hot sauce? So when you really need to avoid coughing, you should avoid spicy foods?

Pei pa koa is pretty decent cough medicine (from herbal as I remembered), great non alcoholic medicine, some western cough medicine are more effective, but this is non drowsy.

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For some reason, this study seems not to apply to me.

Not that I was using hot sauce for any sort of cure (except the cure for boredom), but still.

I don’t know if it’s effective or not, but since I currently have a cough I guess I’ll go experiment….

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Codeine, a cough suppressant extracted from crude opium, is a

2/10/2014
08:00 | Author: Alex Watson

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Codeine, a cough suppressant extracted from crude opium, is a

PKb = 5.8 so Kb = 1.58x10^-6. Kb = [codeine+][OH-] / [codeine] 1.58x10^-6 = x^2 / 0.08 - x..with Kb <<< 1 we can ignore x in the denominator.

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