Dosing Information for Benzonatate

The dose that your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
  • How you respond to the medication
  • Any other medical conditions you may have.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
(Click Benzonatate Dosage to learn more.)

Drug Interactions

Benzonatate is unlikely to interact with other medications (see Drug Interactions With Benzonatate).

What If I Take an Overdose of Benzonatate?

An overdose with this medication can be dangerous. If you happen to take too much, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Benzonatate Overdose for more information.)

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you forget to take a dose of benzonatate, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, simply skip the one you missed and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.

Can I Buy Generic Benzonatate?

Benzonatate is available in generic form (see Generic Tessalon for more information).

Who Makes It?

Brand-name benzonatate is made by Catalent Pharma Solutions for Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Generic versions are made by various manufacturers.
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