Antitussive Agents

Agents that suppress cough. They act centrally on the medullary cough center. EXPECTORANTS, also used in the treatment of cough, act locally.

Antitubercular Agents

Drugs used in the treatment of tuberculosis. They are divided into two main classes: “first-line” agents, those with the greatest efficacy and acceptable degrees of toxicity used successfully in the great majority of cases; and “second-line” drugs used in drug-resistant cases or those in which some other patient-related condition has compromised the effectiveness of primary therapy.

Antitrichomonal Agents

Agents used to treat trichomonas infections.

Antitreponemal Agents

Agents used to treat infections with bacteria of the genus TREPONEMA. This includes SYPHILIS & YAWS.