Carbaglu Side Effects
Generic Name: carglumic acid
Note: This page contains information about the side effects of carglumic acid. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Carbaglu.
Not all side effects for Carbaglu may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.
For the Consumer
Applies to carglumic acid: oral tablet
In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by carglumic acid (the active ingredient contained in Carbaglu). In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.
You should check with your doctor immediately if any of these side effects occur when taking carglumic acid:More common
- cough or hoarseness
- decreased weight
- fever or chills
- general feeling of discomfort or illness
- increased sweating
- joint pain
- loss of appetite
- lower back or side pain
- muscle aches and pains
- painful or difficult urination
- pale skin
- runny nose
- sore throat
- trouble sleeping
- troubled breathing with exertion
- unusual bleeding or bruising
- unusual tiredness or weakness
If any of the following symptoms of overdose occur while taking carglumic acid, get emergency help immediately:Symptoms of overdose
- Fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
- increase in mucous from the lungs
Some of the side effects that can occur with carglumic acid may not need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the medicine during treatment these side effects may go away. Your health care professional may also be able to tell you about ways to reduce or prevent some of these side effects. If any of the following side effects continue, are bothersome or if you have any questions about them, check with your health care professional:More common
- Abdominal or stomach pain
- change in hearing
- change in taste
- ear drainage
- earache or pain in the ear
- lack or loss of strength
- loss of taste
- sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
- stuffy or runny nose
- swollen glands
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to carglumic acid: oral tablet dispersible
Hematologic side effects have included anemia (13%) and decreased hemoglobin (13%).
General side effects have included ear infection (13%).
Gastrointestinal side effects have included abdominal pain (17%), diarrhea (13%), vomiting (26%), and dysgeusia (9%).
Musculoskeletal side effects have included asthenia (9%).
Metabolic side effects have included hyperhidrosis (9%), pyrexia (17%), anorexia (9%), and decreased weight (9%).
Nervous system side effects have included headache (13%) and somnolence (9%).
Immunologic side effects have included infection (13%), influenza (9%), nasopharyngitis (13%), pneumonia (9%), and tonsillitis (17%).
Dermatologic side effects have included rash (9%).
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