Carbaglu is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) carglumic acid. On this page you will find out more about Carbaglu, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: carglumic acid
Information for medicine and pack size:
Carbaglu 200 mg dispersible tablet, 5
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
Carbaglu is indicated in treatment of: Hyperammonaemia due to N-acetylglutamate synthase primary deficiency; - Hyperammonaemia due to Organic Acidaemias such as: Hyperammonaemia due to isovaleric acidaemia, Hyperammonaemia due to methymalonic acidaemia, Hyperammonaemia due to propionic acidaemia
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||A bar-shaped tablet, with 4 punches on one side ('c c c c'), size 18.0 x 6.0 mm, with 3 break-marks both sides|
|Dosage Form||Tablet, dispersible|
|Route of administration||Oral|
5 Tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
60 Tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||Refrigerate,Replace the cover firmly after use,Do not Freeze,Protect from Moisture,Protect from Light|
|Life time||30 Months|
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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