Benzonatate

FDA Approved: * January 29, 1993
Pharm Company: * BANNER PHARMACAPS
Category: Allergies, Cough & Cold

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Benzonatate Overview

Benzonatate—marketed under the trade names Tessalon, Tessalon Perles, and Zonatuss—is a non-narcotic oral cough suppressant, or antitussive, with effects that last from six to eight hours. Since it is not an opioid, benzonatate has no abuse liability, in contrast to some other cough medications such as codeine. Benzonatate was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1958.[1] Contents 1 Chemical structure 2 Pharmacologic mechanisms of action ...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benzonatate

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PA 46

small round yellow liquid filled pill w/ PA 46 on it ## The pill you are describing is Benzonatate ## Roy is correct, Teva Pharmaceuticals lists it as containing 100mgs of it. We actually have a bottle sitting around here, somewhere, from the last time my husband had bronchitis, and started developing pneumonia. It is used to suppress cough. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, numb mouth, and numb throat. Is there anything else I can help with?

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is benzonatate a antibiotic

Is this small round yellow clear pill an antibiotic ## Hello, Kimmy! How are you? No, Benzonatate is a cough suppressant. Side effects may include drowsiness, dysphasia and dizziness. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Is benzonatate an antibiotics for cold? My body feel sick inside and I have a cold. My mucus is green. ## If your mucus is green, see a doctor. Green is worse than yellow.

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what is benzonatate medication for

Why would I be prescribed lorazepam with tessalon perels and amoxicillin for acute bronchitis and an upper respiratory infection? ## Hello, Curtis! How are you? The pearls are used to suppress cough and the Amoxicillin is an antibiotic. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. I am not sure, however, on the Lorazepam. Did you doctor explain?

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Benzonatate 100mg

small oval clear ## Benzonatate is most commonly used as a cough suppressant. Side effects may include nausea, drowsiness and dizziness. You can learn more Benzonatate details here. Are there any questions or comments? Is there anything I can help with? ## Been taking this 2-3 x daily for almost 3 months with horrible side effects. Can anyone tell me how long before these wear off after discontinuing use?

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Benzonatate and an ic bladder

I have an ic bladder. Now I have a bad cold. Can I take benzonatate even if I have an ic bladder? ## Hello, Sharon! How are you? Has it been prescribed for you by your doctor? I didn't find anything listed by the FDA saying that it's contraindicated with such a condition, but it's always best to double check to be sure. It may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, and headache.

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identify pill please

small ball shaped, clear gold (color of wesson cooking oil ) letters appear to be lL imprinted on it . found about 20 in an unmarked pill bottle in sons room ## I cannot tell you anything about it, without knowing what is printed on them. ## i need this pill identified its a red round tablet marked 44 on top w/ 319 underneath in a single serve wrapper marked lot# P47439 Exp. 10/09 on the clear wrapper in black ink ## Verwon, they told you what was printed on them... It's Benzonatate Benzonatate (ben-ZOE-na-tate) is used to relieve coughs due to colds or influenza (flu). It is not to be used for chronic cough that occurs with smoking, asthma, or emphysema or when there is an unusually large amount of mucus or phlegm (pronounced flem) with the cough. ## Sorry, I actually meant to ask ...

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what is benzonatate

Can I take NY quil when taking benzonatate 100 MG tid? ## @Nellie, According to The University of Maryland's drug interaction checker there aren't any discrepancies listed between Nyquil and Benzonatate. Based on that, I'd suspect that it should be fine to take the two together; especially since Benzonatate is non-narcotic. Your thread title also asks "what is benzonatate" - Benzonatate is described as an oral cough suppressant that's not prone to abuse. It's effects reportedly last anywhere from 6 to 8 hours. You can learn more about this drug on the page for Benzonatate Details Hope this helps!

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What Is Zora Benzonatate A Little Round Clear Yellow Pill

Does anyone know what Zora Benzonatate is. Its a round clear yellow pill. ## Bezonatate is actually a mild, local anesthetic and in this manner it is used to treat or prevent severe coughing. Common side effects may include: nausea, dizziness, tongue numbness and a choking sensation. Learn more: Are there any other questions or comments? ## My bladder hurts when I go to the bathroom dose this medication have any thing to do with it .benzonatete 100 thanks

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ic benzonatate 200 mg

Can I take this with a blood thinner ## Hello, Tracey! How are you? Which blood thinner? I need to know the specific one, in order to check for any problems or possible interactions for you. Can you please post back and specify? Thank you! Benzonatate is a non-narcotic cough suppressant and the FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, headache and nasal congestion.

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white ball pill

I just found a white ball shape pill in my daughters things.it only has a letter e on it. ## Hello, Sammy! How are you? Is it a soft ball, like a gel pill? If so, then according to what I've found in the prescription drug identification databases, I believe you've found a 100mg Benzonatate pearl, it's a couch suppressant. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, constipation, sedation and headache.

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Benzonatate
  • Capsule: 100mg, 150mg, 200mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Benzonatate: (201 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0069-0122 Tessalon Perles 100 mg Oral Capsule by Pfizer Laboratories
  • 0179-0066 Benzonatate 100 mg Oral Capsule by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0179-0237 Benzonatate 100 mg Oral Capsule by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0440-1185 Benzonatate 100 mg Oral Capsule by Liberty Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 0440-7185 Benzonatate 100 mg Oral Capsule by Liberty Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 0440-7186 Benzonatate 200 mg Oral Capsule by Liberty Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 0555-1883 Benzonatate 200 mg Oral Capsule by Barr Laboratories Inc.
  • 0615-1349 Benzonatate 100 mg Oral Capsule by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0615-7678 Benzonatate 100 mg Oral Capsule by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0615-7887 Benzonatate 100 mg Oral Capsule by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0615-8143 Benzonatate 100 mg Oral Capsule by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0615-8194 Benzonatate 100 mg Oral Capsule by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0904-5904 Benzonatate 100 mg Oral Capsule by Major Pharmaceuticals Inc
  • 0904-5905 Benzonatate 200 mg Oral Capsule by Major Pharmaceuticals Inc
  • 0904-6254 Benzonatate 200 mg Oral Capsule by Major Pharmaceuticals
  • 0904-6564 Benzonatate 100 mg Oral Capsule by Major Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 0904-6657 Benzonatate 100 mg Oral Capsule by Major Pharmaceuticals
  • 10135-632 Benzonatate 200 mg Oral Capsule by Marlex Pharmaceuticals Inc
  • 10544-094 Benzonatate 100 mg Oral Capsule by Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
  • 10544-123 Benzonatate 200 mg Oral Capsule by Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
  • 181 more results ...

Other drugs which contain Benzonatate or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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Benzonatate 100MG cap
oval liquid filled ## This is a cough suppressant. Side effects may include: dizziness and drowsiness. You can read more... 3 replies
Benzonatate 100mg
small oval clear ## Benzonatate is most commonly used as a cough suppressant. Side effects may include nausea, drowsines... 2 replies
Benzonatate and an ic bladder
I have an ic bladder. Now I have a bad cold. Can I take benzonatate even if I have an ic bladder? ## Hello, Sharon! How ... 1 reply
Benzonatate DS cap 200mg
round,clear,tiny capsule ## Benzonatate is a mild topical anesthetic, in these tny capsules, it is used to help prevent ... 1 reply
is benzonatate a antibiotic
Is this small round yellow clear pill an antibiotic ## Hello, Kimmy! How are you? No, Benzonatate is a cough suppressant... 3 replies
ic benzonatate 200 mg
Can I take this with a blood thinner ## Hello, Tracey! How are you? Which blood thinner? I need to know the specific one... 1 reply
what is benzonatate medication for
Why would I be prescribed lorazepam with tessalon perels and amoxicillin for acute bronchitis and an upper respiratory i... 1 reply
what is benzonatate
Can I take NY quil when taking benzonatate 100 MG tid? ## @Nellie, According to The University of Maryland's drug in... 1 reply
What Is Zora Benzonatate A Little Round Clear Yellow Pill
Does anyone know what Zora Benzonatate is. Its a round clear yellow pill. ## Bezonatate is actually a mild, local anesth... 2 replies
Benzonatate Cap
Cough Control ## This is a non-narcotic cough suppressant, it's side effects may include nausea, dizziness, drowsine... 1 reply






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