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Rondec Side Effects Center
Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP
Rondec (carbinoxamine maleate and pseudoephedrine hcl) syrup is an antihistimine used to treat allergies and nasal congestion. Rondec may no longer be available in the U.S. Common side effects of Rondec (carbinoxamine maleate and pseudoephedrine hcl) include:
- upset stomach
- dry mouth/nose/throat
- nervousness, or
- trouble sleeping.
The recommended dosage of Rondec Syrup for adults and children age 12 and older is 1 teaspoon (5mL) every 4-6 hours, not to exceed 5 teaspoons in 24 hours. Rondec is not recommended for children under age 2. Rondec may interact with other drugs. Tell your doctor all medications you take. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness when taking Rondec. If you are pregnant, only take Rondec if clearly needed. It is not known if Rondec is excreted in breast milk. Consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding.
The Rondec (carbinoxamine maleate and pseudoephedrine hcl) syrup Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
What is Patient Information Overview?
A concise overview of the drug for the patient or caregiver from First DataBank.
Rondec Overview - Patient Information: Side Effects
If your doctor has directed you to use this product, remember that he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using the product do not have serious side effects.
Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: mental/mood changes (such as confusion, hallucinations), ringing in the ears, difficulty urinating, vision changes (such as blurred/double vision).
Seek immediate medical attention if any of these rare but very serious side effects occur: fast/irregular heartbeat, seizure.
A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.
This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
In the US -
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
Read the entire patient information overview for Rondec (Carbinoxamine Maleate and Pseudoephedrine HCl)
What is Prescribing information?
The FDA package insert formatted in easy-to-find categories for health professionals and clinicians.
Rondec FDA Prescribing Information: Side Effects
Antihistamines may cause sedation, dizziness, diplopia, vomiting, diarrhea, dry mouth, headache, nervousness, nausea, anorexia, heartburn, weakness, polyuria and dysuria and, rarely, excitability in children. Urinary retention may occur in patients with prostatic hypertrophy. Sympathomimetic amines may cause convulsions, CNS stimulation, cardiac arrhythmia, respiratory difficulties, increased heart rate or blood pressure, hallucinations, tremors, nervousness, insomnia, pallor and dysuria.
Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Rondec (Carbinoxamine Maleate and Pseudoephedrine HCl)
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Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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