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Montelukast for postinfectious cough in adults: a double-blind randomised placebo-controlled trial.

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BACKGROUND: Postinfectious cough is common in primary care, but has no proven effective treatments. Cysteinyl leukotrienes are involved in the pathogenesis of postinfectious cough and whooping cough (pertussis). We investigated the effectiveness of montelukast, a cysteinyl leukotriene receptor antagonist, in the treatment of postinfectious cough. METHODS: In this randomised, placebo-controlled trial, non-smoking adults aged 16-49 years with postinfectious cough of 2-8 weeks' duration were rec...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-Paediatrics
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-Stats
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Journal:
The Lancet. Respiratory medicine
Volume:
2
Issue:
1
Pages:
35-43
Publication date:
2014-01-05
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EISSN:
2213-2619
ISSN:
2213-2600
URN:
uuid:b40e03a6-cce1-45ff-9f4c-7bf996f9b1d0
Source identifiers:
441561
Local pid:
pubs:441561

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