how the cought reflex works?
- zun-noonLv 41 decade agoFavorite Answer
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.
- Anonymous1 decade ago
To clear up excess phlem