Details About Generic Salt ::  Benzonat

Main Medicine Class::    

(ben-ZOE-nah-tate)
Tessalon
Capsules
100 mg
Capsules
200 mg
Class: Nonnarcotic, Antitussive

 

Drugs Class ::

 Action Reduces cough reflex by anesthetizing stretch receptors in respiratory passages.

Indications for Drugs ::

 Indications Symptomatic relief of cough.

Drug Dose ::

 Route/Dosage

Adults and Children at least 10 yr: PO 100 to 200 mg tid as required, up to 600 mg/day.

Contraindication ::

 Contraindications Standard considerations.

Drug Precautions ::

 Precautions

Pregnancy: Category C. Lactation: Undetermined. Children: Safety in children younder than 10 yr is not established.

PATIENT CARE CONSIDERATIONS


Drug Side Effects ::

 Adverse Reactions

CNS: Sedation; headache; mental confusion; visual hallucinations. DERMATOLOGIC: Pruritis; skin eruptions. GI: Constipation; nausea; GI upset. HYPERSENSITIVITY: Hypersensitivity reactions including bronchospasm, laryngospasm, cardiovascular collapse, possibly related to chewing the capsule. OTHER: Nasal congestion; eye irritation; feeling cold; chest numbness.

Drug Mode of Action ::  

 Action Reduces cough reflex by anesthetizing stretch receptors in respiratory passages.

Drug Interactions ::

 Interactions

None well documented.

Drug Assesment ::

 Assessment/Interventions

OVERDOSAGE: SIGNS & SYMPTOMS
  CNS stimulation, restlessness, tremors, convulsions, profound CNS depression

Drug Storage/Management ::

 Administration/Storage

  • Swallow without chewing.

Drug Notes ::

 Assessment/Interventions

OVERDOSAGE: SIGNS & SYMPTOMS
  CNS stimulation, restlessness, tremors, convulsions, profound CNS depression

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