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Do not exceed recommended dosage.
Sympathomimetic amines should be used judiciously and sparingly in patients with hypertension, diabetes, ischemic heart disease, hyperthyroidism, increased intraocular pressure or prostatic hypertrophy. (See CONTRAINDICATIONS) Sympathomimetic amines may produce CNS stimulation with convulsions or cardiovascular collapse with accompanying hypotension. The elderly (60 years and older) are more likely to exhibit adverse reactions. Antihistamines may cause excitability, especially in children. At doses higher than the recommended dose, nervousness, dizziness or sleeplessness may occur.
Use in Pregnancy
Pregnancy Category C
Animal reproduction studies have not been conducted with Rondec® Syrup (carbinoxamine maleate and pseudoephedrine hcl) . It is not known whether this product can cause fetal harm when administered to a pregnant woman or affect reproduction capacity. Give to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.
It is not known whether the drugs in Rondec® Syrup (carbinoxamine maleate and pseudoephedrine hcl) are excreted in human milk. Since many drugs are excreted in human milk and because of the potential for serious side effects in nursing infants, a decision should be made whether to discontinue nursing or discontinue the use of this product, taking into account the importance of the drug to the mother.
Last reviewed on RxList: 4/9/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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