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Rockville, MD
A 40-year-old female asked:

Tessalon perles (benzonatate) given for cough. scared of side effects--says hallucinations possible?! is this a generally safe medication?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Tessalon: Tessalon is a relatively safe drug.
Dr. Myra Skluth
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Yes: It is usually a very safe medication.
Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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