BENZONATATE SIDE EFFECTS

  • Generic Name: benzonatate softgels
  • Brand Name: Benzonatate
Last updated on MDtodate: 10/04/2022

SIDE EFFECTS

Potential Adverse Reactions to benzonatate may include:

Hypersens itivity reactions including bronchospasm, laryngospasm, cardiovascular collapse possibly related to local anesthesia from chewing or sucking the capsule.

CNS: sedation; headache; dizziness; mental confusion; visual hallucinations.

GI: constipation, nausea, GI upset.

Dermatologic: pruritus; skin eruptions.

Other: nasal congestion; sensation of burning in the eyes; vague “chilly” sensation; numbness of the chest; hypersensitivity.

Deliberate or accidental overdose has resulted in death, particularly in children.

 

SRC: NLM .