What is Benzonatate?

It is a drug prescribed to treat coughs that are unresponsive to over-the-counter cough medicines.

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I was diagnosed with bronchitis yesterday and given benzonatate 100 mg every 6 hours, it hardly did anything and lasted only a few hours, I called...

doctor1 MD

Thanks for your question on Healthcare Magic.
I can understand your concern.
Best treatment of bronchitis is inhaled bronchodilators.
Since you are...

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I am prescribed benzonatate pearls for chronic cough. Frequently, when I take one, It will somehow become lodged in my maxillary sinus. Normally I...

doctor1 MD

Route of food and medicine is different. Maxillary sinus does not come on way. It can be blocked in oro pharynx. Get your self checked by ENT...

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My daughter was prescribed benzonatate for a persistent cough she has had for 3 weeks now. She started taking 2 tablets 3 times a day (100mg)...

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Benonatate is a mild anaesthetic to damp down the tickle of a cough. It has few side effects and few interactions. It is often used with other cold...

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