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Chronic Bronchitis Summary

Description: A subcategory of CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE. The disease is characterized by hypersecretion of mucus accompanied by a chronic (more than 3 months in 2 consecutive years) productive cough. Infectious agents are a major cause of chronic bronchitis.

Also Known As: Bronchitis, Chronic

Networked: 2889 relevant articles (205 outcomes, 505 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Chronic Bronchitis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Amoxicillin (Wymox) : 14 outcomes 43 studies in 96 results : FDA 105 Generic
  2. Clarithromycin (Biaxin) : 14 outcomes 24 studies in 61 results : FDA 22 Generic
  3. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 12 outcomes 16 studies in 131 results : IBA
  4. Ciprofloxacin (Cipro) : 10 outcomes 14 studies in 33 results : FDA 60 Generic
  5. Ofloxacin (Levofloxacin) : 9 outcomes 21 studies in 61 results : FDA 49 Generic
  6. moxifloxacin (Avelox) : 8 outcomes 23 studies in 51 results : FDA 8
  7. Ipratropium (Ipratropium Bromide) : 7 outcomes 13 studies in 51 results : FDA 32 Generic
  8. Erythromycin (Erycette) : 7 outcomes 7 studies in 25 results : FDA 66 Generic
  9. dirithromycin (Dynabac) : 7 outcomes 6 studies in 11 results : FDA 1
  10. lomefloxacin (Maxaquin) : 7 outcomes 4 studies in 9 results : FDA 1
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Diseases Related to Chronic Bronchitis

  1. Pneumonia (Pneumonitis)
  2. Asthma (Bronchial Asthma)
  3. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  4. Infection
  5. Sinusitis
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Key Therapies for Chronic Bronchitis

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  1. Nebulizers and Vaporizers (Inhaler) : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 10 results
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 2 outcomes 8 studies in 33 results
  3. Radiotherapy : 1 outcome in 8 results
  4. Intermittent Positive-Pressure Breathing : 1 outcome in 7 results
  5. Steam Bath (Sauna) : 1 outcome in 6 results
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