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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of benzonatate oral.

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Condition: Cough
5/22/2014 9:36:36 PM

Reviewer: missy9Salvig, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
the drug was was very effective in helping my cough from pneumonia subside or stop, especially during the night. There is a cough drop that works reasonably well during the day helping control the cough. Reasonably, there is not a cough prevention cough medication as effective as benzonatale Oral.I was disapointed when I received a letter today telling me the State or County in which I live will n ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Cough
5/21/2014 8:27:15 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Doctor did warn me that this is not a particularly effective drug, but I had tried anything else. For me, it has worked to stop a persistent cough of two years. I do get an unpleasant tightness and growling in my throat, but I hope to go off this medication after finishing off this bottle, and if it's broken the cycle of coughing, it will have been well worth it.

Condition: Cough
5/7/2014 12:41:47 PM

Reviewer: bellaw, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:

Condition: Cough
5/7/2014 7:14:13 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Did nothing for me.

Condition: Cough
5/7/2014 2:16:05 AM

Reviewer: penny, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
this is my third day on this medication and i have not ceased coughing. in fact, i think the cough is worse. i told the doctor i have been diagnosed with asthma but he wanted to try this suppressant before continuing to treat asthma cough. miserable.

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