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A 37-year-old member asked:

Should i take benzonatate (aka. tessalon perles) for a chronic cough?

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Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Maybe: Tessalon pearls sometimes work very well. More importantly i would see your doctor to find out why you are coughing chronically. There is likely better medicines to take which may resolve your chronic cough. See your doctor.

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A 45-year-old member asked:

Would it help to take benzonatate (aka. Tessalon perles) for cough?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Maybe: When possible it is best to treat the cause of the cough, but when a cough has irritated your throat and thereby cause more coughing tessalon perles (benzonatate) can help decrease the cough.
Last updated Mar 16, 2021

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