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Bronchitis (Chronic) Topic Guide

Bronchitis (Chronic) Bronchitis (Chronic): Bronchitis is acute or chronic inflammation of the air passages in the lungs. There are several viruses and bacteria that cause bronchitis. Exposure to pollutants or tobacco smoke are also at risk. Bronchitis is contagious if it is viral or bacterial. It is not contagious if it is due to smoking, air pollution, and other inhaled irritants. Symptoms of bronchitis include cough, sore throat, wheezing, fever, chills, etc. Treatment for bronchitis depends on the cause.

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guaifenesin (oral) Guaifenesin (oral)

Guaifenesin is used to reduce chest congestion caused by the common cold, flu, or chronic bronchitis...learn more »

dextromethorphan Dextromethorphan

Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant that is used to treat cough caused by the common cold or flu...learn more »