Overview

Bennatuss Expectorant Suspension is used for Patients with metabolic alkalosis, Patients with hypochloremic states, Nausea, Vomiting, Motion sickness, Insect bite, Hypersensitivity reactions, Acidity, Gastric problems, Kidney stones and other conditions.Bennatuss Expectorant Suspensionmay also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Bennatuss Expectorant Suspensioncontains Ammonium Chloride, Diphenhydramine Hcl and Sodium Citrate as active ingredients.
Bennatuss Expectorant Suspensionworks by increasing the excretion of extracellular electrolytes and water out of the body; suppressing the the histamine-1 receptor sites on effector cells; regulating the intake of sodium and potassium;
Detailed information related to Bennatuss Expectorant Suspension's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

Uses

Bennatuss Expectorant Suspension is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
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Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Bennatuss Expectorant Suspension. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.

Precautions

Before using Bennatuss Expectorant Suspension, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.

Interactions withBennatuss Expectorant Suspension

If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Bennatuss Expectorant Suspension may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Bennatuss Expectorant Suspension may interact with the following drugs and products:
  • Alginic acid
  • Aluminum hydroxide
  • Apomorphine
  • Aspirin
  • Calcium carbonate
  • Maprotiline
  • Methadone
  • Simethicone

When not to useBennatuss Expectorant Suspension

Hypersensitivity to Bennatuss Expectorant Suspension is a contraindication. In addition, Bennatuss Expectorant Suspension should not be used if you have the following conditions:
  • Acute dehydration
  • Anuria
  • Azotemia
  • Heat cramps
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Impaired renal function with oliguria
  • Metabolic alkalosis with loss of sodium bicarbonate
  • Severe liver impairment
  • Severe myocardial damage

Composition and Active Ingredients

Bennatuss Expectorant Suspension is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

Packages and Strengths

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for this information.

Frequently asked Questions

  • IsBennatuss Expectorant Suspensionsafe to use when pregnant?
    • Ammonium Chloride: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Diphenhydramine Hcl: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Sodium Citrate: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
  • IsBennatuss Expectorant Suspensionsafe while breastfeeding?
    • Ammonium Chloride: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Diphenhydramine Hcl: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Sodium Citrate: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when using this product?
    If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when usingBennatuss Expectorant Suspensionmedicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Bennatuss Expectorant Suspension. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
  • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
    Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, the government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
  • Can i stop using this product immediately or do I have to slowly wean off the use?
    Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

Other important Information onBennatuss Expectorant Suspension

Missing a dose

In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.

Overdosage ofBennatuss Expectorant Suspension

  • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Bennatuss Expectorant Suspension, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
  • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
  • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.

Storage ofBennatuss Expectorant Suspension

  • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
  • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Bennatuss Expectorant Suspension.

ExpiredBennatuss Expectorant Suspension

  • Taking a single dose of expired Bennatuss Expectorant Suspension is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drugs. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.

Dosage Information

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to the product package.

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Consumer Reviews -Bennatuss Expectorant Suspension

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Last updated date

This page was last updated on 9/27/2020.
This page provides information for Bennatuss Expectorant Suspension Product in English.
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