Benzonatate

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...

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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...

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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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Hi, I have been taking benzonatate for a few days and it has not helped my cough. I also have noticed a rise in my blood pressure. Is it ok to stop...

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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...

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I have not had a solid bowel movement in a little over a week. Not sure what could be causing it. I was sick with an upper respiratory infection...

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I caught a normal cold two weeks ago. I took two days off when it started and I felt worn down. I thought it was nearly gone and then the cough got...

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I caught a cold from my grandson but it has been over a week now and it isn't going away. I am coughing up brown mucus and have a very sore throat...

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I've been sick with a cold virus that has been ongoing for two weeks - started with a fever for 6 days, headache, convulsive coughing at night...

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I can take deeper breaths now, since suffering from bronchitis, but I still have a cough (no Phlem), and wheeziness...lI'm using albuterol, advair...

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