The dosage of Karbinal ER should be individualized based on the severity of the condition and the response of the patient. Start with lower doses and increase as needed and tolerated.
Administer Karbinal ER by the oral route only. Measure Karbinal ER with an accurate milliliter measuring device. A household teaspoon is not an accurate measuring device and could lead to overdosage. A pharmacist can provide an appropriate measuring device and can provide instructions for measuring the correct dose.
Adults and Adolescents 12 years of age and older:
Children 2 to 11 years of age (approximately 0.2 to 0.4 mg/kg/day):
Using weight-based formula of 0.2 to 0.4 mg/kg/day1
Use of Karbinal ER may result in decreased mental alertness with impaired mental or physical abilities.
The most frequent side effects include:
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
For additional safety information, click here for Full Prescribing Information and discuss with your healthcare provider.
Keep Karbinal ER and all medicines out of the reach of children.
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.