Benzonatate 200 mg
Benzonatate (Tessalon®) is a cough suppressant that is available by prescription only. It comes in the form of liquid-filled gel capsules and is taken by mouth, up to three times daily. Make sure to swallow this product whole; never chew or suck the capsules, as doing so could cause serious reactions.
This medication comes in the following strengths:
- Benzonatate 100 mg
- Benzonatate 200 mg.
The dose that your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
- How you respond to the medication
- Whether you have any other medical conditions.
(To learn more about taking the 100- or 200-mg capsules, click Benzonatate Dosage. This article lists safety precautions to be aware of and offers helpful tips on getting the most out of each dose.)