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Chronic cough and esomeprazole: A double-blind placebo-controlled parallel study (2011)
Journal Article
Faruqi, S., Molyneux, I. D., Fathi, H., Wright, C., Thompson, R., & Morice, A. H. (2011). Chronic cough and esomeprazole: A double-blind placebo-controlled parallel study. Respirology : official journal of the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology, 16(7), (1150-1156). doi:10.1111/j.1440-1843.2011.02014.x. ISSN 1323-7799

Background and objective: Gastro-oesophageal reflux has been implicated in the pathogenesis of chronic cough. Guidelines on management suggest a therapeutic trial of anti-reflux medication. Esomeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor licensed for the lon... Read More

Cough hypersensitivity syndrome: A distinct clinical entity (2010)
Journal Article
Faruqi, S., Morice, A. H., Wright, C. E., Thompson, R., & Bland, J. M. (2011). Cough hypersensitivity syndrome: A distinct clinical entity. Lung, 189(1), 73-79. doi:10.1007/s00408-010-9272-1

We postulate that most patients with chronic cough have a single discrete clinical entity: Cough Hypersensitivity Syndrome. We constructed a questionnaire that elicits the major components of the syndrome. Here we describe the validation of this ques... Read More