Generic name: CARBINOXAMINE MALEATE 4mg
Dosage form: tablet
Medically reviewed on August 28, 2017.
Carbinoxamine maleate is contraindicated in children younger than 2 years of age (see CONTRAINDICATIONS).
Carbinoxamine maleate should be taken on an empty stomach with water.
DOSAGE SHOULD BE INDIVIDUALIZED ACCORDING TO THE NEEDS AND THE RESPONSE OF THE PATIENT.
Carbinoxamine maleate dosage should be based on the severity of the condition and the response of the patient. The drug is well tolerated in doses as high as 24 mg daily, in divided doses, over prolonged periods. On the other hand, some patients respond to as little as 4 mg daily.
Clinical experience suggests the following dosage schedules:
Usual Adult Dosage:
- 1 or 2 tablets (4 to 8 mg) 3 to 4 times daily
Usual Child's Dosage:
- Six to eleven years—1/2 to 1 tablet (2 to 4 mg) 3 or 4 times daily.
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.
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