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Carbinoxamine; Pseudoephedrine


Carbinoxamine; Pseudoephedrine extended-release capsules

What are Carbinoxamine; Pseudoephedrine extended-release capsules?

CARBINOXAMINE; PSEUDOEPHEDRINE is used to relieve congestion due to colds or allergies. Generic carbinoxamine; pseudoephedrine extended-release capsules are available.

What should my health care professional know before I receive Carbinoxamine; Pseudoephedrine?

They need to know if you have any of these conditions:

  • asthma or lung disease

  • diabetes mellitus

  • glaucoma

  • high blood pressure

  • heart disease

  • intestinal problems

  • kidney disease

  • liver disease

  • pain or difficulty passing urine

  • prostate trouble

  • thyroid disease

  • vision problems

  • an unusual reaction to Carbinoxamine, Pseudoephedrine, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives

  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant

  • breast-feeding

How should this medicine be used?

Take carbinoxamine; pseudoephedrine extended-release capsules by mouth. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Swallow whole with a drink of water; do not bite, crush, or chew. Take your doses at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directed.

Contact your pediatrician or health care professional regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.

Elderly patients over 60 years old may have a stronger reaction to this medicine.

What if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.

What drug(s) may interact with Carbinoxamine; Pseudoephedrine?

  • caffeine

  • cocaine

  • furazolidone

  • linezolid

  • medicines for chest pain, heart disease, high blood pressure, or heart rhythm problems

  • medicine for diabetes

  • medicines known as MAO inhibitors, such as phenelzine (Nardil®), tranylcypromine (Parnate®), isocarboxazid (Marplan®), and selegiline (Carbex®, Eldepryl®)

  • medicines for mental depression

  • medicines for mental problems and psychotic disturbances

  • medicines for movement abnormalities as in Parkinson's disease, or for gastrointestinal problems

  • medicines for weight loss

  • St. John's wort

  • terbinafine

  • thyroid hormones

Because this product can cause drowsiness, other medicines that also cause drowsiness may increase this effect. Some medicines that cause drowsiness are:

  • alcohol and alcohol-containing medicines

  • barbiturates such as phenobarbital

  • certain antidepressants or tranquilizers

  • certain antihistamines used in cold medicines

  • certain narcotics or pain medicines (for example, codeine, hydrocodone, meperidine, methadone, morphine, oxycodone, propoxyphene, or tramadol)

  • medicines for anxiety or sleeping problems, such as diazepam or temazepam

  • muscle relaxers

Tell your prescriber or health care professional about all other medicines that you are taking, including non-prescription medicines, nutritional supplements, or herbal products. Also tell your prescriber or health care professional if you are a frequent user of drinks with caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or if you use illegal drugs. These may affect the way your medicine works. Check with your health care professional before stopping or starting any of your medicines.

What should I watch for while taking Carbinoxamine; Pseudoephedrine?

Tell your prescriber or health care professional if your symptoms do not improve in 2 or 3 days.

You may get drowsy or dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this medicine affects you. Be careful taking other medicines that may also make you tired. This effect may be worse when taking these medicines with products containing carbinoxamine. To reduce the risk of dizzy or fainting spells, do not stand or sit up quickly, especially if you are an older patient. Alcohol may increase dizziness and drowsiness. Avoid alcoholic drinks.

If carbinoxamine; pseudoephedrine extended-release products make it difficult for you to sleep at night, avoid taking the medicine for about 8—10 hours before bedtime. If nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occur, stop using carbinoxamine; pseudoephedrine and consult a physician.

When carbinoxamine; pseudoephedrine is used you may experience dry eyes and blurred vision. If you wear contact lenses you may feel some discomfort. Lubricating drops may help. See your ophthalmologist if the problem does not go away or is severe.

What side effects may I notice from receiving Carbinoxamine; Pseudoephedrine?

Side effects that you should report to your prescriber or health care professional as soon as possible:

  • agitation, nervousness, excitability, not able to sleep

  • difficulty breathing, wheezing, shortness of breath

  • dizziness or fainting spells

  • irregular heartbeat, palpitations, or chest pain

  • pain or difficulty passing urine

  • rash

  • severe diarrhea

  • severe vomiting

  • swelling of the face, tongue, throat, hands or feet

  • vision problems

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your prescriber or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • difficulty sleeping

  • dizziness

  • drowsiness

  • dry eyes

  • mild diarrhea

  • nausea, vomiting

  • restlessness

  • stomach upset

  • tiredness

Where can I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children in a container that small children cannot open.

Store at room temperature, between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F); do not freeze. Keep in a tightly-closed, light-resistant container. Keep away from heat. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

Carbinoxamine; Pseudoephedrine extended-release tablets

What are Carbinoxamine; Pseudoephedrine extended-release tablets?

CARBINOXAMINE; PSEUDOEPHEDRINE is used to relieve congestion due to colds or allergies. Generic carbinoxamine; pseudoephedrine extended-release tablets are available.

What should my health care professional know before I receive Carbinoxamine; Pseudoephedrine?

They need to know if you have any of these conditions:

  • asthma or lung disease

  • diabetes mellitus

  • glaucoma

  • high blood pressure

  • heart disease

  • intestinal problems

  • kidney disease

  • liver disease

  • pain or difficulty passing urine

  • prostate trouble

  • thyroid disease

  • vision problems

  • an unusual reaction to Carbinoxamine, Pseudoephedrine, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives

  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant

  • breast-feeding

How should this medicine be used?

Take carbinoxamine; pseudoephedrine extended-release tablets by mouth. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Swallow whole with a drink of water; do not bite, crush, or chew. If the tablet has a groove in it, it can be cut in half for a smaller dose by breaking the tablet along the groove. The tablet piece (one-half tablet) should be swallowed whole (do not bite or chew). Take your doses at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directed.

Contact your pediatrician or health care professional regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.

Elderly patients over 60 years old may have a stronger reaction to this medicine.

What if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.

What drug(s) may interact with Carbinoxamine; Pseudoephedrine?

  • caffeine

  • cocaine

  • furazolidone

  • linezolid

  • medicines for chest pain, heart disease, high blood pressure, or heart rhythm problems

  • medicine for diabetes

  • medicines known as MAO inhibitors, such as phenelzine (Nardil®), tranylcypromine (Parnate®), isocarboxazid (Marplan®), and selegiline (Carbex®, Eldepryl®)

  • medicines for mental depression

  • medicines for mental problems and psychotic disturbances

  • medicines for movement abnormalities as in Parkinson's disease, or for gastrointestinal problems

  • medicines for weight loss

  • St. John's wort

  • terbinafine

  • thyroid hormones

Because this product can cause drowsiness, other medicines that also cause drowsiness may increase this effect. Some medicines that cause drowsiness are:

  • alcohol and alcohol-containing medicines

  • barbiturates such as phenobarbital

  • certain antidepressants or tranquilizers

  • certain antihistamines used in cold medicines

  • certain narcotics or pain medicines (for example, codeine, hydrocodone, meperidine, methadone, morphine, oxycodone, propoxyphene, or tramadol)

  • medicines for anxiety or sleeping problems, such as diazepam or temazepam

  • muscle relaxers

Tell your prescriber or health care professional about all other medicines that you are taking, including non-prescription medicines, nutritional supplements, or herbal products. Also tell your prescriber or health care professional if you are a frequent user of drinks with caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or if you use illegal drugs. These may affect the way your medicine works. Check with your health care professional before stopping or starting any of your medicines.

What should I watch for while taking Carbinoxamine; Pseudoephedrine?

Tell your prescriber or health care professional if your symptoms do not improve in 2 or 3 days.

You may get drowsy or dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this medicine affects you. Be careful taking other medicines that may also make you tired. This effect may be worse when taking these medicines with products containing carbinoxamine. To reduce the risk of dizzy or fainting spells, do not stand or sit up quickly, especially if you are an older patient. Alcohol may increase dizziness and drowsiness. Avoid alcoholic drinks.

If carbinoxamine; pseudoephedrine extended-release products make it difficult for you to sleep at night, avoid taking the medicine for about 8—10 hours before bedtime. If nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occur, stop using carbinoxamine; pseudoephedrine and consult a physician.

When carbinoxamine; pseudoephedrine is used you may experience dry eyes and blurred vision. If you wear contact lenses you may feel some discomfort. Lubricating drops may help. See your ophthalmologist if the problem does not go away or is severe.

What side effects may I notice from receiving Carbinoxamine; Pseudoephedrine?

Side effects that you should report to your prescriber or health care professional as soon as possible:

  • agitation, nervousness, excitability, not able to sleep

  • difficulty breathing, wheezing, shortness of breath

  • dizziness or fainting spells

  • irregular heartbeat, palpitations, or chest pain

  • pain or difficulty passing urine

  • rash

  • severe diarrhea

  • severe vomiting

  • swelling of the face, tongue, throat, hands or feet

  • vision problems

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your prescriber or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • difficulty sleeping

  • dizziness

  • drowsiness

  • dry eyes

  • mild diarrhea

  • nausea, vomiting

  • restlessness

  • stomach upset

  • tiredness

Where can I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children in a container that small children cannot open.

Store at room temperature, between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F); do not freeze. Keep in a tightly-closed, light-resistant container. Keep away from heat. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

Carbinoxamine; Pseudoephedrine oral solution or syrup

What is Carbinoxamine; Pseudoephedrine oral solution or syrup?

CARBINOXAMINE; PSEUDOEPHEDRINE is used to relieve congestion due to colds or allergies. Generic carbinoxamine; pseudoephedrine oral solution or syrup are available.

What should my health care professional know before I receive Carbinoxamine; Pseudoephedrine?

They need to know if you have any of these conditions:

  • asthma or lung disease

  • diabetes mellitus

  • glaucoma

  • high blood pressure

  • heart disease

  • intestinal problems

  • kidney disease

  • liver disease

  • pain or difficulty passing urine

  • prostate trouble

  • thyroid disease

  • vision problems

  • an unusual reaction to Carbinoxamine, Pseudoephedrine, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives

  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant

  • breast-feeding

How should this medicine be used?

Take carbinoxamine; pseudoephedrine oral solution or syrup by mouth. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Use a specially marked dropper, spoon, or container to measure your medicine. Ask your pharmacist if you do not have one; household spoons are not always accurate. Take with food or milk if this medicine upsets your stomach. Take your doses at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directed.

Contact your pediatrician or health care professional regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.

Elderly patients over 60 years old may have a stronger reaction to this medicine.

What if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.

What drug(s) may interact with Carbinoxamine; Pseudoephedrine?

  • caffeine

  • cocaine

  • furazolidone

  • linezolid

  • medicines for chest pain, heart disease, high blood pressure, or heart rhythm problems

  • medicine for diabetes

  • medicines known as MAO inhibitors, such as phenelzine (Nardil®), tranylcypromine (Parnate®), isocarboxazid (Marplan®), and selegiline (Carbex®, Eldepryl®)

  • medicines for mental depression

  • medicines for mental problems and psychotic disturbances

  • medicines for movement abnormalities as in Parkinson's disease, or for gastrointestinal problems

  • medicines for weight loss

  • St. John's wort

  • terbinafine

  • thyroid hormones

Because this product can cause drowsiness, other medicines that also cause drowsiness may increase this effect. Some medicines that cause drowsiness are:

  • alcohol and alcohol-containing medicines

  • barbiturates such as phenobarbital

  • certain antidepressants or tranquilizers

  • certain antihistamines used in cold medicines

  • certain narcotics or pain medicines (for example, codeine, hydrocodone, meperidine, methadone, morphine, oxycodone, propoxyphene, or tramadol)

  • medicines for anxiety or sleeping problems, such as diazepam or temazepam

  • muscle relaxers

Tell your prescriber or health care professional about all other medicines that you are taking, including non-prescription medicines, nutritional supplements, or herbal products. Also tell your prescriber or health care professional if you are a frequent user of drinks with caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or if you use illegal drugs. These may affect the way your medicine works. Check with your health care professional before stopping or starting any of your medicines.

What should I watch for while taking Carbinoxamine; Pseudoephedrine?

Tell your prescriber or health care professional if your symptoms do not improve in 2 or 3 days.

You may get drowsy or dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this medicine affects you. Be careful taking other medicines that may also make you tired. This effect may be worse when taking these medicines with products containing carbinoxamine. To reduce the risk of dizzy or fainting spells, do not stand or sit up quickly, especially if you are an older patient. Alcohol may increase dizziness and drowsiness. Avoid alcoholic drinks.

If carbinoxamine; pseudoephedrine products make it difficult for you to sleep at night, avoid taking the medicine before bedtime. If nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occur, stop using carbinoxamine; pseudoephedrine and consult a physician.

When carbinoxamine; pseudoephedrine is used you may experience dry eyes and blurred vision. If you wear contact lenses you may feel some discomfort. Lubricating drops may help. See your ophthalmologist if the problem does not go away or is severe.

What side effects may I notice from receiving Carbinoxamine; Pseudoephedrine?

Side effects that you should report to your prescriber or health care professional as soon as possible:

  • agitation, nervousness, excitability, not able to sleep

  • difficulty breathing, wheezing, shortness of breath

  • dizziness or fainting spells

  • irregular heartbeat, palpitations, or chest pain

  • pain or difficulty passing urine

  • rash

  • severe diarrhea

  • severe vomiting

  • swelling of the face, tongue, throat, hands or feet

  • vision problems

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your prescriber or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • difficulty sleeping

  • dizziness

  • drowsiness

  • dry eyes

  • mild diarrhea

  • nausea, vomiting

  • restlessness

  • stomach upset

  • tiredness

Where can I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children in a container that small children cannot open.

Store at room temperature, between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F); do not freeze. Keep in a tightly-closed, light-resistant container. Keep away from heat. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

Carbinoxamine; Pseudoephedrine tablets

What are Carbinoxamine; Pseudoephedrine tablets?

CARBINOXAMINE; PSEUDOEPHEDRINE is used to relieve congestion due to colds or allergies. Generic carbinoxamine; pseudoephedrine tablets are available.

What should my health care professional know before I receive Carbinoxamine; Pseudoephedrine?

They need to know if you have any of these conditions:

  • asthma or lung disease

  • diabetes mellitus

  • glaucoma

  • high blood pressure

  • heart disease

  • intestinal problems

  • kidney disease

  • liver disease

  • pain or difficulty passing urine

  • prostate trouble

  • thyroid disease

  • vision problems

  • an unusual reaction to Carbinoxamine, Pseudoephedrine, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives

  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant

  • breast-feeding

How should this medicine be used?

Take carbinoxamine; pseudoephedrine tablets by mouth. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Swallow tablet with a drink of water. Take with food or milk if this medicine upsets your stomach. Take your doses at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directed.

Contact your pediatrician or health care professional regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.

Elderly patients over 60 years old may have a stronger reaction to this medicine.

What if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.

What drug(s) may interact with Carbinoxamine; Pseudoephedrine?

  • caffeine

  • cocaine

  • furazolidone

  • linezolid

  • medicines for chest pain, heart disease, high blood pressure, or heart rhythm problems

  • medicine for diabetes

  • medicines known as MAO inhibitors, such as phenelzine (Nardil®), tranylcypromine (Parnate®), isocarboxazid (Marplan®), and selegiline (Carbex®, Eldepryl®)

  • medicines for mental depression

  • medicines for mental problems and psychotic disturbances

  • medicines for movement abnormalities as in Parkinson's disease, or for gastrointestinal problems

  • medicines for weight loss

  • St. John's wort

  • terbinafine

  • thyroid hormones

Because this product can cause drowsiness, other medicines that also cause drowsiness may increase this effect. Some medicines that cause drowsiness are:

  • alcohol and alcohol-containing medicines

  • barbiturates such as phenobarbital

  • certain antidepressants or tranquilizers

  • certain antihistamines used in cold medicines

  • certain narcotics or pain medicines (for example, codeine, hydrocodone, meperidine, methadone, morphine, oxycodone, propoxyphene, or tramadol)

  • medicines for anxiety or sleeping problems, such as diazepam or temazepam

  • muscle relaxers

Tell your prescriber or health care professional about all other medicines that you are taking, including non-prescription medicines, nutritional supplements, or herbal products. Also tell your prescriber or health care professional if you are a frequent user of drinks with caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or if you use illegal drugs. These may affect the way your medicine works. Check with your health care professional before stopping or starting any of your medicines.

What should I watch for while taking Carbinoxamine; Pseudoephedrine?

Tell your prescriber or health care professional if your symptoms do not improve in 2 or 3 days.

You may get drowsy or dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this medicine affects you. Be careful taking other medicines that may also make you tired. This effect may be worse when taking these medicines with products containing carbinoxamine. To reduce the risk of dizzy or fainting spells, do not stand or sit up quickly, especially if you are an older patient. Alcohol may increase dizziness and drowsiness. Avoid alcoholic drinks.

If carbinoxamine; pseudoephedrine products make it difficult for you to sleep at night, avoid taking the medicine before bedtime. If nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occur, stop using carbinoxamine; pseudoephedrine and consult a physician.

When carbinoxamine; pseudoephedrine is used you may experience dry eyes and blurred vision. If you wear contact lenses you may feel some discomfort. Lubricating drops may help. See your ophthalmologist if the problem does not go away or is severe.

What side effects may I notice from receiving Carbinoxamine; Pseudoephedrine?

Side effects that you should report to your prescriber or health care professional as soon as possible:

  • agitation, nervousness, excitability, not able to sleep

  • difficulty breathing, wheezing, shortness of breath

  • dizziness or fainting spells

  • irregular heartbeat, palpitations, or chest pain

  • pain or difficulty passing urine

  • rash

  • severe diarrhea

  • severe vomiting

  • swelling of the face, tongue, throat, hands or feet

  • vision problems

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your prescriber or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • difficulty sleeping

  • dizziness

  • drowsiness

  • dry eyes

  • mild diarrhea

  • nausea, vomiting

  • restlessness

  • stomach upset

  • tiredness

Where can I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children in a container that small children cannot open.

Store at room temperature, between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F); do not freeze. Keep in a tightly-closed, light-resistant container. Keep away from heat. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.