Carbetapentane Side Effects
For the Consumer
Applies to carbetapentane: suspension
No COMMON side effects have been reported with carbetapentane suspension. Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur while taking carbetapentane:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue).
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to carbetapentane: oral suspension extended release
Gastrointestinal side effects have included nausea and other gastrointestinal disturbances.[Ref]
Nervous system side effects have included dizziness and drowsiness. Other potential reactions include anxiety, disturbed coordination, euphoria, fatigue, headache, acute labyrinthitis, neuritis, paresthesias, tinnitus, and vertigo.[Ref]
Hypersensitivity side effects have included pruritus, rash, and urticaria. Anaphylactic shock has been reported.[Ref]
Dermatologic side effects have included photosensitivity. Rare cases of allergic exanthema have been associated with carbetapentane use.[Ref]
Hematologic side effects have included rare cases of leukopenia reported in patients receiving carbetapentane.[Ref]
1. "Product Information. solotuss (carbetapentane)." Hawthorn Pharmaceuticals, Madison, MS.
2. "Multum Information Services, Inc. Expert Review Panel"
Not all side effects for carbetapentane may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.
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