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(carglumic acid) Tablets
Carbaglu tablets for oral administration contain 200 mg of carglumic acid. Carglumic acid, the active substance, is a Carbamoyl Phosphate Synthetase 1 (CPS 1) activator and is soluble in boiling water, slightly soluble in cold water, practically insoluble in organic solvents.
Chemically carglumic acid is N-carbamoyl-L-glutamic acid or (2S)-2-(carbamoylamino) pentanedioic acid, with a molecular weight of 190.16.
The structural formula is:
Molecular Formula: C6H10N2O5
The inactive ingredients of Carbaglu are microcrystalline cellulose, sodium lauryl sulfate, hypromellose, croscarmellose sodium, silica colloidal anhydrous, sodium stearyl fumarate.
What are the possible side effects of carglumic acid (Carbaglu)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
- fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms, sores in your mouth and throat;
- pale skin, feeling light-headed or short of breath, rapid heart rate, trouble concentrating; or
- pain or fullness in your ear, hearing problems.
Less serious side effects may include:
- vomiting, diarrhea, stomach...
Last reviewed on RxList: 8/16/2013
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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