Benzonatate Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Cough

100 mg orally three times a day. May increase up to 600 mg/day.

150 mg orally three times a day. May increase up to 600 mg/day.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Cough

Over 10 years:
100 mg orally three times a day. May increase up to 600 mg/day.
150 mg orally three times a day. May increase up to 600 mg/day.

Renal Dose Adjustments

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Liver Dose Adjustments

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Precautions

Advise patients to keep benzonatate out of the reach of children. Accidental ingestion resulting in death has been reported in children below age 10. Signs and symptoms of overdose have been reported within 15 to 20 minutes and death has been reported within one hour of ingestion. If accidental ingestion occurs, they should seek medical attention immediately.

Dialysis

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