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Tessalon perles (benzonatate) given for cough. Scared of side effects--says hallucinations possible?! is this a generally safe medication?
Yes you can: They are safe to take together.Get a more detailed answer ›
Drug interaction: According to my sources, there are no interactions between theses two medications. Therefore, as long as they both are prescribed for you, they can be taken as prescribed. ...Read more
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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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
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.
Motrin ; Tessalon: Hello, it is ok to take these two medications together. ...Read more
Yes you can: Yes you can take them together.Get a more detailed answer ›