Were you looking for information on Tessalon? Tessolon Pearls is a common misspelling of Tessalon Perles.
Tessalon® (benzonatate) is a cough medication that comes in the form of liquid-filled gel capsules. The 100-mg strength of the brand-name medication is known as Tessalon Perles (named for their spherical shape). Generic versions are also available in 100- and 200-mg strengths, and may come in either spherical or oblong shape, depending on the manufacturer.
The most common side effects seen with Tessalon include nausea, constipation, and numbness of the chest. However, most people have no problems with it.
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