Carbaglu Side Effects
Generic name: carglumic acid
Note: This document contains side effect information about carglumic acid. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Carbaglu.
Some side effects of Carbaglu 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 carglumic acid: oral tablet
Along with its needed effects, carglumic acid (the active ingredient contained in Carbaglu) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while 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
Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur while taking carglumic acid:Symptoms of overdose
- Fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
- increase in mucous from the lungs
Some side effects of carglumic acid may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them: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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