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Mucinex vs. Tessalon for Cough

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Mucinex

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Tessalon

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Other Names: Benzonatate   Tessalon Perles
Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 39,191 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 519 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Dextromethorphan (DXM or DM) is an antitussive (cough suppressant) drug. It is one of the active ingredients in many Over-the-counter drug common cold and cough medicines, such as Robitussin, NyQuil, Dimetapp, Vicks, Coricidin, Delsym, and ot... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Sita
October 23, 2013
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Mucinex DM couch and chest congestion
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What patients are saying about Mucinex vs. Tessalon

28 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
cough, I find tessalon pearls work great. For a productive...
For a dry cough, I find tessalon pearls work great. For a productive cough, mucinex. I think he should be...
Mucinex is NO better than just drinking enough water...Go...
...Tessalon pearles (benzonatate)100-200mg 2-3/day.  Non-controlled ...ins.  One doctor told me Mucinex is NO better than just drinking...
prescribe Tessalon Pearles for my patients, a pill that hel...
...can sometimes last for weeks. Mucinex ( guaifenesin ) can ...from many local pharmacies. I also usually prescribe Tessalon Pearles for my patients, a pill that helps suppress cough. Most...
it's spelled)....Mucinex is the brand name...It works well,...
...it....It worked like a charm.Also, another drug you can try is Tessalon Pearls (benzotonate) 100mg caps...they ...that's how it's spelled)....Mucinex is the brand name...It works well, but again...
one I'd use Mucinex. Tessalon pearls (prescription only)...
...coughing but I do remember the intense back pain coughing brought on before my surgery. OTC cough remedies are largely useless but if I had to go with one I'd use Mucinex. Tessalon pearls...
Ray!  I have to take the Mucinex every day and it is...
...Ray!  I have to take the Mucinex every day and it is ...I wasn't a smoker though. Do they still make Tessalon Pearles?  That is a wonderful medication.  You know, I used it for a...
nausea. She put me on mucinex and tessalon tablets....
...went to my dr a week ago for coughing, sore throat, nausea. She put me on mucinex and tessalon tablets. 3 days later, ...xray and put me on azithromycin and an ...I know have diarrhea after...
mother is taking Benezotanate (Tessalon) 200mg t.i.d. and...
Hi, my mother is taking Benezotanate (Tessalon) 200mg t.i.d. and Benadryl. She ...and adverse reaction to Mucinex. She has red blotches ...on her eyes. She is experiencing burning in the eyes...
cover it! I take OTC Mucinex with Dextromethorphan and...
...myself have been sick on ...I used to take Tessalon Perles, but now MY insurance won't cover it! I take OTC Mucinex with Dextromethorphan and Guiafenesin (Though I imagine Tessalon is safer). He...
is more runny. My husband took Mucinex twice a day to thin...
...about this whole diagnosis. My husband coughed quite a bit. Please ...more runny. My husband took Mucinex twice a day to thin ...of prescription. I've heard that tessalon Pearls is pretty...
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