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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 ...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/S2213-2600(13)70245-5

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Respiratory Medicine Journal website
Volume:
2
Issue:
1
Pages:
35-43
Publication date:
2013-12-02
DOI:
EISSN:
2213-2619
ISSN:
2213-2600
Pmid:
24461900
Source identifiers:
471713
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pubs:471713
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uuid:ef587d37-5bd7-41a8-b923-b0e10b39da17
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pubs:471713
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2018-03-14

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