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benzonatate- oral, Tessalon Perle, Zonatuss

GENERIC NAME: BENZONATATE- ORAL (ben-ZOE-na-tate)

BRAND NAME(S): Tessalon Perle, Zonatuss

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USES: This medication is used to treat coughs caused by the common cold and other breathing problems (e.g., pneumonia, bronchitis, emphysema, asthma). It works by reducing the reflex in the lungs that causes the urge to cough.Use of this medication is not recommended in children younger than 10 years. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.




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