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Tessalon perles (benzonatate) given for cough. Scared of side effects--says hallucinations possible?! is this a generally safe medication?
Yes: It is usually a very safe medication. ...Read more
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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Yes: this shouldn't cause any trouble at all. ...Read more
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 ›
Probably OK: These are to different class of medications and should not interact. More importantly is why one takes these meds and one's physician, who is familiar with diagnosis, can provide better guidance. ...Read more
Yes, but . . .: It's always best to ask your prescribing doc & dispensing pharmacist what to take and what to avoid. They can only do that if you tell them everything you take including OTC. More importantly, you need to be very specific & detailed. For instance, there are many versions of Delsym, (dextromethorphan) each w/various medication recipes. Check out http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=844-2022,353-156 ...Read more
Got an awful cough. Tried robitussin, mucinex, (guaifenesin) and tessalon but can't stop coughing! Suggestions?
Bronchitis- how can I stop gagging when I cough? I take shallow breaths to avoid coughing. Taking tessalon perles (benzonatate) but still have coughing fits.
Does rizatriptan interact with tessalon pearles? I took them close together and was extremely drowsy and kind of dizzy.
So I have a sinus infection got proscribed augmenton and tessalon but idk if I'm allergic to either how long after I take will I know?
Can't tell: If you had never taken augmentin (its ingredients) or penicillin before, it will take 10 or more days for you to become allergic (if you do become allergic). If you have had the drug before, reactions may develop(if at all) in minutes or days depending on the type of allergic reaction. Have not encountered allergy to tessalon but people with red meat allergy may have problem with gelatin cap. ...Read more