Tessalon

What is Tessalon?

Benzonatate is a non-narcotic oral cough suppressant, or antitussive, with effects that last from 6 to 8 hours. Since it is not an opioid, benzonatate is not as prone to abuse like some other cough medications such as codeine. Benzonatate was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1958.

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I am having trouble breathing , doctors have said its a virus prescribed tessalon and sent me on my way... others at work are having breathing...

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By your history and description, I think it is viral infection (viral bronchitis) which is transmitting and gives...

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have had a very deep moist rumbling cough since Mother's day. At first of year had same but the MD ordered Clindamycin and it did nothing for it....

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Bronchoscopy required

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It is true that your chest condition does not look like a...

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I have been suffering with sticky throat mucus for about 2-3 weeks. My internist put me on Augmenten and now I am on Levaquin. MY ENT put me on...

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