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Does Benzonatate make you loopy like a narcotic cough medication or just sleepy like Benadryl?

Posted 4 Oct 2014 by Arkansas Mom 1 answer

I've seen several reviews of people saying it made them really sleepy & one person used the word "loopy". I've finished a Z pack but still have a cough that keeps me up @ night, makes my chest, ribs, & back hurt, & even gets going so much that I gag. I have been ...

Can you use Benzonatate after the expiration date on the bottle?

Posted 22 Jan 2012 by rigsmax 1 answer

And if it is over a year old or more, is it safe to take. It does not smell nor look bad and it has been in a dark cabinet.

Will the side effects of benzonatate 200 mg wear off?

Posted 18 Dec 2016 by Lori S 0 answers

Have been taking this 2/3 x daily for 3 months I feel horrible and am scared for my health

Can I take benzonatate with warfarin sod?

Posted 24 Nov 2016 by Faurtosh 1 answer

I just had my mitral valve replaced with mechanical valve which I have to take a blood thinner pill every day for the rest of my life. I start coughing today, would I harm or damage anything by taking benzonatate?

Benzonatate - Does benzonate help with chest pain at all?

Posted 14 Oct 2016 by Owlem 0 answers

I was prescribed this by my doctor for a virus. I understand it's a cough medicine, but coughing isn't a symptom I'm having issues with. I have a sore throat and chest pain due to the virus and poorly controlled asthma.

How long does Benzonatate stay in your system?

Posted 9 Oct 2015 by deekadarner 1 answer

I have taken 3 capsules a day of benzonatate for 3 days, it worked great and now I am 1 day off of benzonatate. I would like to have a beer. How long does it take for benzonatate to get out of your system?

Tessalon - Is there another Rx tablet which can be used as a substitute to benzonatate 200 mg.?

Posted 7 Aug 2016 by Croniccough 1 answer

... capsules? I am a senior and part D Medicare does not include benzonatate for coughs. My cough is from scar tissue in the lungs, not a cold. I'm looking for a substitute on my health ins. formulary. Medicare denied me after I sent an appeal. The Rx is $135. Per month! I am on a SS fixed ...

Benzonatate - Other than a cold/cough why would a physician prescribe this med?

Posted 1 May 2016 by Kabaughn1982 1 answer

Just reading about this medication curious about "other conditions" a person may have to have this medicine prescribed to them?

Can you take benzonatate if diabetic?

Posted 23 Jan 2016 by mistybanks 1 answer

Benzonatate - if I took one benzotate pill can I have serious side effects 6 hours later?

Posted 23 Jan 2016 by pf2015smh 1 answer

I took one pill at 4 .. it its now 10, I have anxiety so im not sure if im just being ove r cautious or if something is going wrong. My ears wont pop and I am burping alot I also had 3 small sips of wine.

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