Antitussive effect of Asparagus racemosus root against sulfur dioxide-induced cough in mice.

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Journal Article

The methanol extract of Asparagus racemosus root (200 and 400 mg/kg, p.o.) showed significant antitussive activity on sulfur dioxide-induced cough in mice, the cough inhibition (40.0 and 58.5%, respectively) being comparable to that of 10-20 mg/kg of codeine phosphate (36.0 and 55.4%, respectively).

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Mandal, SC; Kumar C K, A; Mohana Lakshmi, S; Sinha, S; Murugesan, T; Saha, BP; Pal, M

Published Date

  • December 2000

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 71 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 686 - 689

PubMed ID

  • 11077176

Pubmed Central ID

  • 11077176

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0367-326X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0367-326x(00)00151-9

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • Netherlands