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Carbaglu Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is carglumic acid (Carbaglu)?
- What are the possible side effects of carglumic acid (Carbaglu)?
- What is the most important information I should know about carglumic acid (Carbaglu)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking carglumic acid (Carbaglu)?
- How should I take carglumic acid (Carbaglu)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Carbaglu)?
- What happens if I overdose (Carbaglu)?
- What should I avoid while taking carglumic acid (Carbaglu)?
- What other drugs will affect carglumic acid (Carbaglu)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Carbaglu)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember, but only if you are getting ready to eat a meal. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
If you skip a meal, do not take your dose of carglumic acid. Wait until your next meal.
What happens if I overdose (Carbaglu)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include fever, heavy sweating, fast heart rate, coughing up mucus, and feeling restless.
What should I avoid while taking carglumic acid (Carbaglu)?
Avoid eating foods that are high in protein when you first start taking carglumic acid.
Follow your doctor's instructions about any other restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
What other drugs will affect carglumic acid (Carbaglu)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with carglumic acid. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about carglumic acid.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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