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What happens if I miss a dose (Arbinoxa, Palgic)?
Since carbinoxamine is taken as needed, you may not be on a dosing schedule. If you are taking the medication regularly, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Arbinoxa, Palgic)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222. An overdose of carbinoxamine can be fatal, especially to a child.
Overdose symptoms may include extreme drowsiness or restless feeling, dilated pupils, hallucinations, or seizure (convulsions).
What should I avoid while taking carbinoxamine (Arbinoxa, Palgic)?
This medication may cause blurred vision and may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert and able to see clearly.
Drinking alcohol can increase certain side effects of carbinoxamine. carbinoxamine.
Do not use any other over-the-counter cold, allergy, or sleep medication without first asking your doctor or pharmacist. Antihistamines are contained in many medicines available over the counter. If you take certain products together you may accidentally take too much of one or more types of medicine. Read the label of any other medicine you are using to see if it contains an antihistamine.
What other drugs will affect carbinoxamine (Arbinoxa, Palgic)?
Before using carbinoxamine, tell your doctor if you regularly use other medicines that make you sleepy (such as sedatives, narcotic pain medicine, sleeping pills, muscle relaxers, and medicine for seizures, depression, or anxiety). They can add to sleepiness caused by carbinoxamine.
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with carbinoxamine. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about carbinoxamine.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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