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Respiratory drugs 

Respiratory drugs
Respiratory drugs

Carl Waldmann

, Neil Soni

, and Andrew Rhodes

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date: 09 May 2021

Bronchodilators 154

Nitric oxide 156

Mucolytics 158

Surfactant 160

Helium–oxygen gas mixtures 162

Bronchodilators, as the name suggests, are used in airways disease, particularly in asthma and COPD, to produce a reversal of airway obstruction. An overview of the three main categories is provided here:...

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