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A study for a 50-year old man who takes benzonatate, xanax

Summary: 25 male patients aged 50 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 50 year old male patient who has Cough, Sleep. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

 

 

 

What are the drugs

Benzonatate has active ingredients of benzonatate. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from 2,013 Benzonatate users)

Xanax has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 59,014 Xanax users)

What are the conditions

Cough can be treated by Benzonatate, Delsym, Mucinex Dm, Tussionex Pennkinetic, Mucinex, Prometh W/ Dextromethorphan. (latest reports from 75,650 Cough patients)

Sleep can be treated by Ambien, Provigil, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Nuvigil, Modafinil, Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride. (latest reports from 69,852 Sleep patients)

On Jan, 21, 2015: 25 males aged 44 (±5) who take benzonatate, xanax are studied

benzonatate, xanax outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 44

Gender: male

Conditions: Cough, Sleep

Drugs taking:
- benzonatate (benzonatate): used for < 1 month
- xanax (alprazolam): used for 1 - 6 months

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports on eHealthMe
XanaxThe drug has been added in the study. Outcomes of the drug mix are shown.

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
benzonatate is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/a
xanax is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/aWeight Decreased
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Pollakiuria (abnormally frequent passage of relatively small quantities or urine)
Constipation
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development)
Diarrhoea
Dysuria (painful or difficult urination)
Hepatic Steatosis (fatty liver disease)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

You are not alone! Join a related mobile support group:
- support group for people who have Cough
- support group for people who have Sleep
- support group for people who take Benzonatate
- support group for people who take Xanax

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