Karbinal ER Drug Interactions

Karbinal ER Drug Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative reactions that can occur when any of the drugs mentioned above are combined with Karbinal ER.
 
Alcohol
You should generally not drink alcohol while taking Karbinal ER, as doing so could increase your risk for side effects, such as extreme drowsiness, dizziness, and confusion.
 
Anticholinergic Medications
Karbinal ER is an anticholinergic medication. Combining it with other anticholinergic medications could increase your risk for developing what is known as anticholinergic side effects, such as constipation, dry mouth, dry eyes, and urinary retention (difficulty passing urine). Check with your healthcare provider before taking these medicines together.
 
Medications That Cause Drowsiness
Karbinal ER can cause drowsiness. Combining it with other medicines that can cause drowsiness may increase this effect, which could lead to severe drowsiness, dizziness, and confusion. Karbinal ER should generally not be taken with other medicines that can cause drowsiness.
 
Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs)
Taking Karbinal ER with an MAOI may worsen and prolong certain side effects known as anticholinergic effects, such as drowsiness, dry mouth, constipation, dry eyes, or difficulty passing urine. Karbinal ER should not be taken in combination with an MAOI.
 
Pramlintide
Pramlintide slows down the movement of food through the digestive tract. Because Karbinal ER also slows down the movement of food through the digestive tract, taking them together could cause problems, such as severe constipation. Talk with your healthcare provider before taking Karbinal ER with pramlintide.
 

Final Thoughts

It is possible that not all Karbinal ER drug interactions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about the specific interactions that may apply to you.
 
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