Drug Interactions With Benzonatate
Benzonatate (Tessalon®) is a prescription cough medication. At this time, benzonatate seems unlikely to react with other medications. However, the possibility of drug interactions cannot be completely ruled out.
Because benzonatate is an older medication, it is possible that thorough drug interaction tests were not performed during its development. However, it is reassuring that no significant interactions have been reported throughout its many years of use.
Although there are no known drug interactions with benzonatate, be sure to include benzonatate in your medication list, along with all prescription medications, nonprescription medications, herbs, and supplements you take. This is important in order for your healthcare provider to have the most complete view of your health as possible.