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Review: could Benzonatate cause Drug abuse?

Summary: Drug abuse could be caused by Benzonatate, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, also take Ambien, and have Pain.

We study 1,687 people who have side effects while taking Benzonatate from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Drug abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug abuse and more.

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Benzonatate

Benzonatate (latest outcomes from 2,000 users) has active ingredients of benzonatate. It is often used in cough.

Drug abuse

Drug abuse (latest reports from 60,675 patients) has been reported by people with pain, acupuncture and pain, depression, stress and anxiety, back pain.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 1,648 people reported to have side effects when taking Benzonatate. Among them, 6 people (0.36%) have Drug Abuse. They amount to 0.01% of all the 65,171 people who have Drug Abuse on eHealthMe.

Trend of Drug abuse in Benzonatate reports

Time on Benzonatate when people have Drug abuse * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Drug abuse when taking Benzonatate * :

FemaleMale
Drug abuse50.00%50.00%

Age of people who have Drug abuse when taking Benzonatate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drug abuse0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (5 people, 83.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ambien (6 people, 100.00%)
  2. Valium (6 people, 100.00%)
  3. Oxycontin (6 people, 100.00%)
  4. Levaquin (6 people, 100.00%)
  5. Neurontin (6 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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