Pfizer | Benylin (Medication)


Benylin/echinacea has been used for virus infections such as the common cold and flu. It is used to strengthen the immune system. It has also been used for returning vaginal fungal infections (yeast infections) along with antifungal products applied to the vaginal area.

Other uses not related to infection include chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), rheumatism, migraines, acid indigestion, pain, dizziness, rattlesnake bites, and attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Sometimes people apply echinacea to their skin to treat boils, abscesses, skin wounds, ulcers, burns, eczema, psoriasis, UV radiation skin damage, herpes simplex, bee stings, and hemorrhoids.

The dose of this medication depends on many factors including the age and weight of the person taking it, their medical conditions, and the strength of the medication. This medication is usually taken every 4 to 6 hours. Some long-acting forms of this medication is taken every 12 hours. ...

Side Effect:

Any and all of the following symptoms can occur in the Benylin withdrawal stage:restlessness; muscle aches; bone aches; insomnia; diarrhea; vomiting; cold flashes.

Contact your doctor if you experience these side effects and they are severe or bothersome:confusion; constipation; dizziness; drowsiness; nausea; vomiting.

Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction may include:rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing. ...


When taken at normal levels or at high doses, Benylin can induce feelings of drowsiness and relaxation. Many individuals report the effects are very similar to the effects marijuana can create. When Benylin is taken, the body will slow and feel more at ease while the brain acts at a reduced capacity.

If Benylin is taken more than the prescribed amount, it delivers the equivalent of a hallucinogenic drug such as LSD.

During pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended to use this medicine without your doctor's advice. ...