Calcium Carbimide Full Prescribing Information
Brand Name: Temposil
Generic Name: Calcium Carbimide
Temposil (Calcium Carbimide) is used for alcoholism therapy; medical treatment of alcoholism. Usage, dosage, side effects of Temposil.
Calcium Carbimide is used for alcoholism therapy.
As an adjunct to the medical treatment of alcoholism. Following ingestion of calcium carbimide, an alcohol challenge reaction will still occur on an average of 12 hours up to 24 hours after dosing.
However, beyond 15 hours, reactions are of a mild nature and it is necessary to administer doses every 12 hours for secure coverage. Signs of reaction to alcohol challenge may include: conjunctival injection, flushing, headache, dyspnea, palpitation, tremor, vertigo, drowsiness, nausea and vomiting, increase in pulse rate and mild blood pressure changes.
White blood count may be increased by 2000 white cells. On discontinuance of the drug, count returns to normal. Use with caution in asthma, in coronary artery or myocardial disease and whenever a reaction of the nature of alcohol challenge might be undesirable.
Drowsiness, giddiness, fatigue, rash, tinnitus, dullness, slight depression, impotence, urinary frequency. In the presence of severe reactions or idiosyncrasies, the drug should be discontinued and appropriate measures taken.
Symptoms and Treatment
A reaction may be rapidly terminated by the administration of 100% oxygen by mask, or by the use of I.V. antihistamines.
HOW TO USE THIS MEDICINE:
DO NOT EXCEED THE RECOMMENDED DOSE or take this medicine for longer than prescribed.
Additional Information:: 50 or 100 mg every 12 hours. The drug should never be administered to a patient in a state of intoxication, nor probably any sooner than 36 hours after the last consumption of alcohol. Do not administer the drug under any circumstances without the patient's knowledge.
Each round, white tablet, engraved "LL" and "U13", contains: Calcium carbimide 50 mg; tartrazine-free. Bottles of 50.
NOTE:: This information is not intended to cover all possible uses, precautions, interactions, or adverse effects for this drug. If you have questions about the drug(s) you are taking, check with your health care professional.
The information in this monograph is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects. This information is generalized and is not intended as specific medical advice. If you have questions about the medicines you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or nurse. Last updated 3/03.
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Last Updated: 10 April 2017
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