Mucolytic

What is Mucolytic?

Mucokinetics are a class of drugs which aid in the clearance of mucus from the airways, lungs, bronchi, and trachea. Such drugs can be further categorized by their mechanism of action:

In general, clearance ability is hampered by bonding to surfaces (stickiness) and by the viscosity of mucous secretions in the lungs. In turn, the viscosity is dependent upon the concentration of mucoprotein in the secretions.

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I have had a problem with thick sticky mucus that causes me to gag for several years. have tried many things and problem only gets worse. ENT...

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Brief Answer:
Try mucolytic and expectorant drugs.

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I can understand your concern.
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I have emphysema severe. Can mucinex help with congestion ? Mucus hard to loosen up and cough up....

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Brief Answer:
yes,mucinac will help.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear, thanks for your question on HCM.
Yes, mucinac will help in expectoration of thick...

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Hi, I am suffering from slight cold and more cough ,can u plz suggest me medicine for it ? Thanks,...

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Brief Answer:
A brochdilator with mucolytic syp

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Thanks for the query.

Please use a mucolytic with bronchodilator (Syp. Ascoril...

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