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Carbinoxamine Dosage

The standard dosage of carbinoxamine for adults is 4 or 8 mg three to four times a day, although some people may need higher or lower doses. This dosage can be taken as either one or two tablets or one or two teaspoons of the liquid form. For children, dosing is determined by the child's age (dosing ranges from 2 to 6 mg).

Carbinoxamine Dosage: An Introduction

The dose of carbinoxamine maleate (Palgic®) that your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
  • Your age
  • Your weight (for children)
  • How you respond to the medication
  • Other medications you are taking
  • Other medical conditions you may have.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.

Dosing for Adults

Although some people may need (and tolerate) higher or lower dosages, the standard carbinoxamine dose for adults is one or two tablets (4 or 8 mg) three to four times daily. For the liquid version, the dose is one or two teaspoons (4 to 8 mg) three to four times daily.

Dosing for Children

For children ages six and older, the recommended dosage of carbinoxamine is 1 or 1.5 tablets or teaspoons (4 or 6 mg either way) three to four times daily. For children ages three to six years old, the recommended dosage is one-half to one teaspoonful (2 or 4 mg) three to four times daily. For children two to three years old, the recommended carbinoxamine dose is one-half teaspoonful (2 mg) three to four times daily.
Children under two years old should not take carbinoxamine.
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