Arbinoxa Side Effects
Generic name: carbinoxamine
Note: This document contains side effect information about carbinoxamine. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Arbinoxa.
Some side effects of Arbinoxa may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
For the Consumer
Applies to carbinoxamine: oral liquid, oral tablet
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction while taking carbinoxamine (the active ingredient contained in Arbinoxa) hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using carbinoxamine and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
feeling like you might pass out;
urinating less than usual or not at all;
wheezing, tightness in your chest;
pounding heartbeats or fluttering in your chest;
easy bruising or bleeding; or
pale or yellowed skin, dark colored urine, fever, confusion or weakness.
Less serious side effects of carbinoxamine may include:
drowsiness, dizziness, confusion;
loss of coordination;
blurred vision, headache, ringing in your ears;
upset stomach, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite;
stuffy nose, chest congestion;
increased sweating, numbness or tingling;
sleep problems (insomnia);
dry mouth or nose;
mild skin rash; or
feeling restless or excited (especially in children).
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to carbinoxamine: oral capsule extended release, oral liquid, oral suspension, oral suspension extended release, oral tablet, oral tablet extended release
Nervous system side effects have included sedation, dizziness, headache, and nervousness.
Ocular side effects have included diplopia.
Gastrointestinal side effects have included vomiting, diarrhea, dry mouth, nausea, heartburn, and anorexia.
Other side effects have included weakness.
Genitourinary side effects have included polyuria.
More Arbinoxa resources
- Arbinoxa Concise Consumer Information (Cerner Multum)
- Arbinoxa Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Carbinoxamine Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Carbinoxamine Maleate Monograph (AHFS DI)
- Histex CT extended-release capsules MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- Histex Pd liquid MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- Histex Pd 12 MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- Palgic Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Palgic MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
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