I am taking 200 mg of tessalon perles twice a day and it doesn't seem to help. Is it safe to take more ?The dosage I am taking is not helping me.
18 Nov 2009
This is the recommended dose for Tessalon Perles.
The dose of this medicine will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor's orders or the directions on the label. The following information includes only the average doses of this medicine. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so.
The amount of medicine that you take depends on the strength of the medicine. Also, the number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you are using the medicine.
* For oral dosage form (capsules):
o For cough:
+ Adults—100 milligrams (mg) three times a day as needed.
# Up to 10 years of age: Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.
# 10 years of age and older: 100 mg three times a day as needed.
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