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Benzonatate

Benzonatate
(benzonatate) Capsules, USP

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Benzonatate capsules, USP, a non-narcotic oral antitussive agent, is 2,5,8,11,14,17,20,23,26-nonaoxaoctacosan-28-yl p-(butylamino) benzoate; with a molecular weight of 603.7.

Benzonatate (benzonatate)  Structural Formula Illustration

Each benzonatate capsule for oral administration contains 100 mg or 200 mg of benzonatate. In addition, each capsule also contains the following inactive ingredients: gelatin, glycerin, noncrystallising sorbitol solution, methylparaben, propylparaben and purified water.

Last reviewed on RxList: 10/3/2016
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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