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A 45-year-old member asked:

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

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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.

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A 37-year-old member asked:

Should I take benzonatate (aka. Tessalon perles) for a chronic cough?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
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.
Last updated Apr 8, 2019

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