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Mucolytics

Mucolytic drugs help loosen and thin the mucus. Certain mucolytic agents contain a chemical that enhances the body's own production of an enzyme called glutathione. Glutathione helps breakdown thick, sticky mucus. Once the mucus is thinned, it is then easier to cough up or suction from the airway,...


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Original Containers Important

Keep all medicines in their original containers with their labels intact. In case of accidental poisoning, it's important to know the ingredients in a drug product and any emergency instructions from the manufacturer, according to the American Association of Poison Control Centers.

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