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Can you use benzonatate to numb the skin to get a splinter out?

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Inactive 1 Nov 2012

Hello wadedemarco,

Benzonatate is a non narcotic medication used in the treatment of cough and belongs to the drug class antitussives.

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Inactive 1 Nov 2012

Hello wadedemarco. I would say yes. If it does good, if not, no harm done. Regards pledge

kaismama 1 Nov 2012

I seriously doubt it will numb your skin. If this splinter is so deep or so big that you need to numb the area, you should have a doc do it. free discount card

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