Tessalon Perles vs Tussionex

Tessalon Perles
(Rx)
Tussionex
(Rx)
Tessalon Perles is a respiratory medication.
Tussionex is a cough & cold medication.
Satisfaction Score
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4.5
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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4.4
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Cough
5.0
Helpfulness
for Cough
3.7
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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February 10, 1958
December 31, 1987
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
508 Discussions
2,777 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Cough
#2 for Common Cold
#3 for Flu
Tessalon Perles is prescribed for Cough and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Cough
#2 for Allergy
#3 for Common Cold
#4 for Flu
Tussionex is prescribed for Cough and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Tes
Numbness
6
Vomiting
6
Wheezing
5
Nausea
4
Cancer
4
COPD
2
Addiction
2
Ear Infection
2
Hiccups
1
Hives
1
Tus
Addiction
9
Withdrawal Symptoms
5
Euphoria
4
Vomiting
3
Depression
2
Dizziness
2
Cancer
1
Chest Infection
1
Wheezing
1
High Blood Pressure
1
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Tessalon Perles
Tes
Tussionex
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Numbness
Tes
Tus
6
0
Vomiting
Tes
Tus
6
3
Wheezing
Tes
Tus
5
1
Nausea
Tes
Tus
4
0
Cancer
Tes
Tus
4
1
COPD
Tes
Tus
2
0
Addiction
Tes
Tus
2
9
Ear Infection
Tes
Tus
2
0
Hiccups
Tes
Tus
1
0
Hives
Tes
Tus
1
0
Addiction
Tus
Tes
9
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
Tus
Tes
5
0
Euphoria
Tus
Tes
4
0
Vomiting
Tus
Tes
3
6
Depression
Tus
Tes
2
0
Dizziness
Tus
Tes
2
0
Cancer
Tus
Tes
1
4
Chest Infection
Tus
Tes
1
0
Wheezing
Tus
Tes
1
5
High Blood Pressure
Tus
Tes
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Tessalon Perles during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Tussionex during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Tessalon Perles and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Tussionex and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 100 mg
Suspension: , 8-10 mg/5 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Benzonatate
Hydrocodone Polistrx/Chlorpheniramine Polistirex
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Tessalon Perles and Tussionex: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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