OOPS! –  

Jan. 29, 2024 – Patients who have received the wrong medicine have a higher risk of getting into accidents and injuring themselves, as well as being more likely to experience drowsiness and depression, increased eye pressure and thyroid disorders…

The two medications have opposite effects: carbinoxamine maleate, an antihistamine which is used to treat allergies, has a sedative effect on some patients, whereas dextroamphetamine sulfate is a stimulant that generally increases users’ attentiveness, according to Mayo Clinic.

he pharmaceutical company said in its notice that it had not received any serious injury reports related to the mixup.

Consumers who received the recalled medication should return it to their local pharmacy immediately. Patients who suspect they may have suffered a bad reaction to the drug should contact their doctor.