Benzonatate is a non-narcotic cough medicine. It works by numbing the throat and lungs, making the cough reflex less active. Benzonatate is used to relieve coughing. Benzonatate may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Tessalon is a quick and effective remedy for common cold problems. These include: coughs, fevers and running nose that is caused by the cold. Besides, Tessalon treats breathing difficulties such as, bronchitis, asthma, pneumonia, and emphysema. Upon admission to a patient, Tessalon relieves the lung's congestion thus allowing the patient to breath with ease.