A cough is defined as "a sudden, audible expulsion of air from the lungs through a partially closed glottis, preceded by inhalation. It is a protective response that serves to clear the trachea, bronchi, and/or lungs of irritants and secretions, or to prevent aspiration of foreign materials into the lungs."
Post nasal drip
Gastroesophageal reflux disease
Treatment of chronic cough
1 mg of azatadine maleate combined with 120 mg of sustained-release pseudoephedrine sulfate twice daily may help.
Treatment of acute cough
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