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can i take benzonatate while taking robitussin honey cough + chest congestion dm adult max. strength day liquid syrup, 8 fl oz? and if so is before or after? or how many hours apart

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
6 to 8 hours: Typically the dose for most cough medications may be repeated in 6 to 8 hours. The longer acting formulas are labeled as such and usually last 12 hours. Rinse nasal passages with saline to reduce post nasal drip. Monitor temperature and report fever to your physician.
Answered on Jan 31, 2020
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