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BENZ PEARLS 100 MG CAPSULE

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Composition for BENZ PEARLS

Benzonatate(100 mg)

food interaction for BENZ PEARLS

alcohol interaction for BENZ PEARLS

pregnancy interaction for BENZ PEARLS

lactation interaction for BENZ PEARLS

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Benz pearls 100 mg capsule at a fixed time.
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Benz pearls 100 mg capsule.
SAFE
Benz pearls 100 mg capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for BENZ PEARLS

Benzonatate(100 mg)

Uses

Benz pearls 100 mg capsule is used in the treatment of dry cough.

How it works

Benz pearls 100 mg capsule belongs to a class of drugs called nonnarcotic antitussives. It works in the airway and lungs to reduce the cough reflex.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Constipation, Dizziness, Shortness of breath, Worsening of a pre-existing breathing problem, Loss of appetite, Rash

Common Dosage for BENZ PEARLS 100 MG CAPSULE

Patients taking BENZ PEARLS 100 MG CAPSULE

  • 62%
    Thrice A Day
  • 24%
    Once A Day
  • 11%
    Twice A Day
  • 3%
    Four Times A Day

SUBSTITUTES for BENZ PEARLS

No substitutes found

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Expert advice for BENZ PEARLS

  • Before taking benzonatate, tell your doctor if you have asthma or are allergic to procaine (Novocain), tetracaine medications.
  • If you are having surgery, including dental surgery, tell your doctor or dentist that you are taking Benzonatate.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Benzonatate may cause drowsiness/dizziness. Do not drive or operate machinery until you feel fine.
  • Do not consume alcohol while taking benzonatate treatment, as it may worsen the side effects.

Frequently asked questions for BENZ PEARLS

Benzonatate

Q.Is Benzonatate an antibiotic/Benzo/steroid/Controlled Substance?
Benzonatate is not an antibiotic or benzodiazepam or steroid or controlled substance

Q.Is Benzonatate addictive /Gluten free?
Benzonatate is non-addictive and not gluten free

Q.Does Benzonatate contain codeine/Sulfa/Aspirin?
Benzonatate doesn't contain codeine, sulfa or aspirin

Q.Does Benzonatate help sore throat?
Benzonatate may help for a sore throat, but not if your sore throat is because of an infection. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use

Q.Can I take Benzonatate with Sudafed/ Mucinex / Robitussin/ Ibuprofen/ Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin/Promethazine/Tylenol cold?
Benzonatate may interact with these medications. Kindly follow doctors instructions

Q.Does Benzonatate cause drowsiness?
Yes, Benzonatate cause drowsiness. Do not drive or perform other possibly unsafe tasks until you know how you react to it.

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Content on this page was last updated on 21 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)