Why TESSALON* (Benzonatate ) is Prescribed for Patients

Patient opinion of TESSALON: somewhat satisfied (average rating score: 2.60)

(based on 60 reviews )

Top 10 Reasons for taking TESSALON
(reported on Ask a Patient)

  Reason # of Ask a Patient Reviews
1Cough*22
2Bronchitis*6
3Upper respiratory tract infection*2
4Pneumonia*2
5Laryngitis1
6Asthma*1

*Also included as reason for taking drug in FDA Adverse Events summary.

Top 20 Side Effects of TESSALON
(reported on Ask a Patient)

  Side Effect # of Ask a Patient Reviews
1Dizziness11
2Cough*8
3Drug ineffective7
4Somnolence6
5Headache5
6Confusional state4
7Dyspnoea*4
8Dry mouth4
9Hypoaesthesia4
10Throat tightness3
11Insomnia3
12Burning sensation3
13Eye irritation3
14Abnormal dreams2
15Vertigo2
16Disturbance in attention2
17Fatigue*2
18Dysgeusia2
19Pain*1
20Feeling abnormal1

*Important! This side effect is also associated with Adverse Event Reports (serious reaction); Also see charts in FDA Adverse Events summary.

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Level of Satisfaction with TESSALON

Total Reviews: 60 (Average Rating: 2.60)

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Ask a Patient Number of Reviews by Age

Total Reviews: 60*

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Note: * Reports include 2 reviews of unknown age.

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* Reviews for drugs with the same active ingredients have been aggregated in this analysis: Benzonatate (Zonatuss, Tessalon, Benzonatate)

Analytics of AskaPatient Reviews Provided by Druginformer.com
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