how the cought reflex works?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    An irritation to the cough center, causes a person to cough.

    Cough medications like Robitussin decreases the mucous viscosity so there is less irritation.

    Other medication like Dextromethorphan by depressing the cough center in the medullary cough center.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    To clear up excess phlem

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