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Benzonatate (Tessalon®) is a cough suppressant that is approved for use in adults and children as young as 10 years old. It comes in the form of liquid-filled capsules and is usually taken up to three times a day.
The medicine is thought to work as an anesthetic, essentially numbing certain receptors in the lungs and respiratory passages, which suppresses coughing. Some of the drug's most commonly reported side effects include numbness of the chest, nausea, and constipation.
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