Pseudacarb Side Effects
Generic Name: carbetapentane / pseudoephedrine
Note: This document contains side effect information about carbetapentane / pseudoephedrine. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Pseudacarb.
For the Consumer
Applies to carbetapentane / pseudoephedrine: oral suspension extended release, oral tablet chewable
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction while taking carbetapentane/pseudoephedrine: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using carbetapentane and pseudoephedrine and call your doctor at once if you have:
pounding heartbeats or fluttering in your chest;
pale skin, weakness;
severe dizziness, vision problems, hallucinations;
painful or difficult urination; or
a light-headed feeling, like you might pass out.
Common side effects may include:
nausea, loss of appetite;
headache, dizziness, drowsiness;
feeling nervous or excited.
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 carbetapentane / pseudoephedrine: oral liquid, oral suspension extended release, oral tablet chewable
Gastrointestinal side effects have included nausea.[Ref]
Respiratory side effects have included respiratory difficulty.[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Respi-Tann Pd (carbetapentane-pseudoephedrine)." Teamm Pharmaceuticals Inc, Morrisville, NC.
Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.