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When and How to Take This Medicine

Some general considerations to keep in mind during treatment with carbinoxamine extended-release oral suspension include the following:
  • This medication comes in the form of an extended-release oral suspension (a liquid). It is usually taken by mouth twice a day, with 12 hours between doses.
  • Carbinoxamine extended-release oral suspension can be taken with or without food. Try taking it with food if it bothers your stomach.
  • Make sure to shake the bottle well before measuring your dose. This ensures the medicine is mixed well.
  • You should use an accurately marked measuring device, such as an oral syringe, medicine cup, or measuring spoon, to measure out your dose. A regular household spoon will not be accurate enough.
  • Your pharmacist can provide you with an appropriate measuring device for taking this medication, and can show you how to measure the correct dosage.
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed.

Dosing Information for Carbinoxamine Extended-Release Oral Suspension

The dose of carbinoxamine extended-release oral suspension your healthcare provider recommends may vary, depending on a few factors, including:
  • Your age
  • Your weight
  • The severity of your symptoms
  • How you respond to the medicine.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
(Click Carbinoxamine Extended-Release Oral Suspension Dosage for more information.)

Drug Interactions

Carbinoxamine extended-release oral suspension may react with a few other medications (see Drug Interactions With Carbinoxamine Extended-Release Oral Suspension).
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