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Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Is it ok to take benzonatate with an over the counter cough medicine that has dextromethorphan and guaifenesin in it?

Is it ok to take benzonatate with an over the counter cough medicine that has dextromethorphan and guaifenesin in it?

Yes: Benzonatate is the active ingredient in Tessalon. It works by numbing the throat and upper respiratory tree. There is no conflict. ...Read more

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Can u get high off of benzonatate?

Can u get high off of benzonatate?

Unlikely: Benzonatate is an anesthetic which is often used to numb the throat in the context of cough. While almost any drug can be abused in some way, this one doesn't have significant addictive potential. If you take it as directed and have unexpected effects, please notify the prescribing provider. ...Read more

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Can benzonatate 200 mg get you high?

Can benzonatate 200 mg get you high?

Shouldn't: Benzonatate is an anesthetic which is often used to numb the throat in the context of cough. While almost any drug can be abused in some way, this one doesn't have significant addictive potential. If you take it as directed and have unexpected effects, please notify the prescribing provider. ...Read more

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Benzonatate capsule! Please reply asap, what to do?

Want to help you: But don't know what your question is. Please clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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Can benzonatate (tessalon) make you drowsy?

Can benzonatate (tessalon) make you drowsy?

Not likely: Tessalon perles (benzonatate) are used to treat coughing. They provide a local anesthetic to cough receptor triggers. It is unlikely that they would cause fatigue or drowsiness, but to be sure, don't take your fist dose ever and then operate a car, boat, plane, tractor, etc. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take sudafed and benzonatate?

Is it ok to take sudafed and benzonatate?

Per Drugs. Com: drug interaction checker - no significant drug interactions were noted between benzonatate &
Sudafed Congestion (pseudoephedrine). ...Read more

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Is it ok to take aspirin and benzonatate pearls together?

Is it ok to take aspirin and benzonatate pearls together?

Benzonanate&aspirin: Yes you can there is no contraindication. ...Read more

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What will happen if u inject tessalon perles (benzonatate)?

What will happen if u inject tessalon perles (benzonatate)?

Why??: Tessalon perles (benzonatate) are intended to be swallowed, not injected. They are used to help with a cough. I doubt there are any studies. My guess is that it would sting and possibly make you ill. Don't try it. ...Read more

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

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

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. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take benzonatate (200 mg) with nyquil? Along with Tylenol?

Is it okay to take benzonatate (200 mg) with nyquil? Along with Tylenol?

Which nyquil?: If the nyquil preparation contains acetaminophen, the active ingredient of tylenol, drop either. Fine to take either with benzonatate, good that you asked, always exercise caution with multiple medications, best wishes ...Read more

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I was perscribed tessalon perles (benzonatate) for my cough but its not working what's the next meds I should check out?

I was perscribed tessalon perles (benzonatate) for my cough but its not working what's the next meds I should check out?

Tessalon: This type of drug is designed to reduce coughing. Yu may want to look forther into your cough as it may be produced by numerous conditions like chronic bronchitis, asthma, gerd, etc. If you are taking an ace inhibtior for blood pressure, this may also be a cause. Please look into it ...Read more

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Can you take guiatuss AC and tessalon perles (benzonatate) together? I received tessalon for day and guiatuss AC for night but I am hacking so bad during day.

Can you take guiatuss AC and tessalon perles (benzonatate) together? I received tessalon for day and guiatuss AC for night but I am hacking so bad during day.

Contact Doctor: Neither of those medications treat the underlying cause of your cough. If you are not getting better then you must contact your doctor to see what to do next. ...Read more

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Benzonatate capsule effect?

Benzonatate capsule effect?

Yes: Benzonoate is a drug that numbs cough receptors. It is not a narcotic and is used three times daily to suppress cough. For some patients it works extremely well. ...Read more

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Could you get high off benzonatate?

Could you get high off benzonatate?

Benzonatate: I doubt it. Benzonate is a local anesthetic that helps to blocks the cough reflex by its local numbing effect on the throat. It is non-narcotic. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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Benzonatate (Definition)

Benzonatate is a non-narcotic oral cough suppressant, or antitussive, with effects that last from ...Read more


Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Tessalon Perles (Definition)

Tessalon Perles is an expectorant which is a kind of common ...Read more