Begin with lowest dose and increase as needed and tolerated. Dose is based on condition severity and patient response.
Administer twice daily.
Use a calibrated measuring device for accurate dose; household tablespoon is not accurate and could lead to overdose. May be fatal if administered to children under 2 yr.
Instruct patient to take medication as directed
May cause dizziness and drowsiness. Caution patient to avoid driving or other activities requiring alertness until response to medication is known
Advise patient to avoid taking alcohol or other CNS depressants concurrently with this drug
Advise patient that good oral hygiene, frequent rinsing of mouth with water, and sugarless gum or candy may minimize dry mouth. Patient should notify dentist if dry mouth persists >2 wk
Rep: Instruct females of reproductive potential to notify health care professional if pregnancy is planned or suspected or if breastfeeding. Monitor infants breastfeeding mothers taking carbinoxamine for drowsiness and irritability.
Decrease in allergic symptoms
carbinoxamine is a sample topic from the Davis's Drug Guide.
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