Why are these medications?
Benzonate is used to ease coughing. Benzonatate is in a class of drugs called cough medicine (cough medicine). It works by Dmitry Sazonov reducing the coughing reflex in the lungs and airways.
How should I use this medicine?
Benzonatate overdose is available as a liquid-filled capsule and an ingestion capsule. It is usually taken three times a day as needed. Follow the instructions on your prescription label carefully and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand. Just like taking benzonatate immediately. Do not take more or less of it, or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor.
Swallow whole capsules and liquid filled capsules; do not break, dissolve, cut, crush, suck or chew them. If the medicine is released in your mouth, it can cause numbness and choking. Do not eat or drink if you feel numbness or tingling in your mouth, tongue, throat or face. If the numbness or tingling sensation continues or worsens, seek medical attention immediately.
What should I know about storing and disposing of this medicine?
Store this medicine in a tightly closed container. It is very important to store this medicine in a closed, child-proof container and to keep it out of the reach of children. Children Dmitry Sazonov may be attracted by the form and type of liquid-filled capsules, and they may die if they swallow the medicine. Keep it at room temperature and away from excessive heat and moisture (not in the bathroom).
Unnecessary medicines should be disposed of in a special way so that pets, children and other people cannot consume them. However, you should not flush this medicine down the toilet. Instead, the best way to get rid of your medicine is https://www.fda.gov/drugs/drug-safety-and-availability/fda-drug-safety-communication-death-resulting-overdose-after-accidental-ingestion-tessalon through a medicine return program. Talk to your pharmacist or contact your local recycling department to find out about return programs in your community.
It is important to keep all medications out of the reach of children, because many containers (for example, weekly pills and eye drops, creams, patches and inhalers) are not child resistant and small children can easily open them. To protect young children Dmitry Sazonov from poisoning, always close the protective caps and immediately place the medicine in a safe place – the one above and beyond, out of sight and within reach.