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Carbinoxamine Extended-Release Oral Suspension Side Effects

Possible side effects of carbinoxamine extended-release oral suspension include sedation, dizziness, and coordination problems. Because this is an older medication, however, there are no specific statistics on how often reactions such as these occur. Let your healthcare provider know immediately if you notice anything that does not seem right, or develop potentially serious problems, such as fever, unusual bruising, or breathing problems.


An Introduction to Side Effects of Carbinoxamine Extended-Release Oral Suspension

As with any medicine, carbinoxamine extended-release oral suspension (Karbinal™ ER) can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the medication will have problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in many cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider.
(This article covers many, but not all, of the possible side effects with carbinoxamine extended-release oral suspension. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list with you.)

Serious Carbinoxamine Extended-Release Oral Suspension Side Effects

Some carbinoxamine extended-release oral suspension side effects are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
  • A fast, irregular, or forceful heartbeat
  • Low blood pressure, which could cause dizziness or lightheadedness
  • Severe or unusual changes in mood or behavior, such as feeling very excited, nervous, or irritable
  • Blurred or double vision
  • Worsening of glaucoma
  • New or worse heartburn or gastric reflux
  • Any unusual bruising or bleeding
  • Fatigue, lack of energy, shortness of breath, or pale skin
  • Whirling or spinning sensation with ringing in the ears or hearing problems
  • Numbness, tingling, burning, or pricking sensations
  • Signs of infection, such as:
    • Fever
    • Chills
    • Body aches and pains
  • Difficulty urinating
  • Confusion
  • Seizures
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Swelling of the mouth or throat
    • Wheezing
    • Difficulty breathing.
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