Rapid Rx Quiz: Cough Suppressants (Antitussives)

Mary L. Windle, PharmD


April 19, 2023

Pruritus is an adverse event associated with benzonatate use. Others include:

  • Chest numbness

  • Chilly sensation

  • Confusion

  • Constipation

  • Dizziness

  • Gastrointestinal upset

  • Hallucinations

  • Headache

  • Hypersensitivity reactions

  • Nasal congestion

  • Nausea

  • Sedation

  • Skin eruptions

Learn more about the adverse effects associated with benzonatate.


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