The use of cough suppressants is strictly reserved for those cases where suppressing the cough reflex will not adversely affect the patients. Their use is contraindicated in chronic bronchitis and bronchopneumonia. Their use should be restricted to conditions where coughing itself is adversely affecting quality of life.
While there is some data for antitussives in cats, their use should be avoided if at all possible.

Butorphanol tartrate

Codeine phosphate

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