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Benzonatate

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6.4  Effectiveness
1.3  Side Effects
5.6  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 1 Benzonatate side effect and 2 Benzonatate benefits.

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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Benzonatate, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 0% 0% 80% 20% 0%
Balance/Equilibrium 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Blood Pressure 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Breathing 0% 0% 80% 20% 0%
Confidence 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Coordination/Motor Skills 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Digestion 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Emotional Well-being 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Energy 0% 0% 60% 40% 0%
Eyesight 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Memory 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Mental Clarity 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Pain 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Patience 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Sexual Health 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Skin Complexion 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Sleep 0% 0% 50% 50% 0%
Stress Level 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
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Commonly Reported Benzonatate Side Effects
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Headache 80% 20% 0% 0% 0%
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Less Commonly Reported Benzonatate Side Effects
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Runny Nose 33.3% 66.7% 0% 0% 0%
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User Comments about Benzonatate
02 Jan 2012 I did not have any side effects with this medication. However, it did not seem to work at all.
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16 Aug 2010 An unusually stubborn cold was kicked in the behind by this medicine.
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30 May 2009 I have to take the benzonate 3 times a day which is kind of a hassle, however it really helps with a cough and cold like symptoms. The pills are really small so they are easy to swallow if you have problems swallowing large pills.
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