Compare Promethazine VC vs. Benzonatate

Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.

Promethazine Vc
(promethazine / phenylephrine)

Tessalon
(benzonatate)

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Side effects
Promethazine VCBenzonatate

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How it works
Promethazine VCBenzonatate
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Type of medication
Promethazine VCBenzonatate
Available as
Promethazine VCBenzonatate
  • Liquid
  • Pill
Used for
Promethazine VCBenzonatate
  • Cough Nasal Congestion
  • Cough
Risk factors for serious side effects
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      Pregnancy

      Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

      Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

      Upsides and benefits
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      Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
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      More about Promethazine VCSide effectsFDA package insert
      Have you used Promethazine Vc (promethazine / phenylephrine)?
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      More about BenzonatateSide effectsReviews & ratingsFDA package insert
      Have you used Tessalon (benzonatate)?
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