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Overview of Systemic Pharmacotherapeutics of the Respiratory System

By

Patricia M. Dowling

, DVM, MSc, DACVIM, DACVCP, Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan

Last full review/revision Oct 2014 | Content last modified Oct 2014

Drugs used to treat respiratory tract diseases fall into several categories: antitussives, bronchodilators, anti-inflammatories, expectorants, decongestants, and respiratory stimulants. In addition, antimicrobials and antifungals are important in the therapy of many respiratory diseases.

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