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Albium 10 mg Tablet

Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Albium 10 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Albium 10 mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Albium Tablet

Uses of Albium Tablet

Albium 10 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of alcohol withdrawal and severe anxiety.

Albium Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Albium are Dizziness, Tiredness, Sleepiness, Depression, Confusion, Uncoordinated body movements.

How to use Albium Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Albium 10 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Albium 10 mg Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Albium Tablet works

Albium 10 mg Tablet is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of a chemical messenger (GABA) which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

In Depth Information on Albium Tablet

Expert advice for Albium Tablet

  • If you are taking Albium 10 mg Tablet for the treatment of insomnia and anxiety, it should not be used more than 4 weeks.
  • It may become less effective over the time.
  • It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Albium 10 mg Tablet, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • The addiction / habit-forming potential of Albium 10 mg Tablet is very high.
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Albium Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Albium Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Albium 10 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Albium 10 mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Albium 10 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
As Albium 10 mg Tablet may make you feel drowsy or affect your concentration and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Albium 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Albium 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Albium 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Albium 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Albium Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Albium 10 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Albium Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Chlordiazepoxide

Albium is used for the short-term (2-4 weeks only) treatment of severe anxiety, which may occur alone or in association with sleeping problems (insomnia) or personality/behavioral disorders. It may also be used to treat muscle spasms, and to relieve alcohol withdrawal symptoms
Q. Is chlordiazepoxide/chlordiazepoxide + clidinium a narcotic/controlled drug or substance?
Chlordiazepoxide is not a narcotic drug. Chlordiazepoxide is classified by the Drug Enforcement Administration as a Schedule IV controlled substance. Any medicine which contains chlordiazepoxide alone or in combination with other drugs will be treated as a controlled substance and will require prescription for purchase
Albium belongs to a group of medicines known as benzodiazepines
Yes. Albium is not recommended for long term use as it may increase the risk of dependence
Q. Is chlordiazepoxide the same as diazepam?
No. Chlordiazepoxide and diazepam are not the same; however, they both belong to the same class of drug known as benzodiazepines
Xanax is a trade name for active drug alprazolam which belongs to the same group of medicines as Albium called benzodiazepines. Albium used to treat anxiety disorders, alcohol withdrawal symptoms, or muscle spasms. Xanax (alprazolam) is used to treat severe anxiety and severe anxiety associated with depression
Q. Can I take ibuprofen with chlordiazepoxide?
Chlordiazepoxide has no known harmful interaction with ibuprofen. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required
Yes, Albium may make you sleepy
Albium is not known to cause weight gain/ constipation
Albium does have the risk of causing dependence on long term use due to the calming effects, which may be described by some as ‘getting high
Yes. Albium drug has expiry date. Refer to the label instruction of the medicine for detailed information regarding expiry of the drug.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Albium with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Albium with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma, Cizonil, Zoridol, Nase, Sydol, Peridol, Depinase, Halopik, Hypnodol
Albium with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton
Albium with Revaprazan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Revaprazan: Revanex
Albium with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Neptoin
Albium with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Albium with Clomipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clomipramine: Imi-CI, Arimip, Clopic, Ocifril, Clomilent, Cloclam, Obsenil, Obnil
Albium with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Oxzey, Exep, Zenoxa, Oxmazetol, Trioptal
Albium with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval
Albium with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Albium with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx, Paromec, Madotine, Parolyst, Parox, Baxidep, Pirotin, Paropex
Albium with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Albium with Armodafinil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Armodafinil: Waklert
Albium with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Arkazid
Albium with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: PrideDay, Evopride, Lepivil, Shilride, Levoride, Edride
Albium with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt
Albium with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid, Ilaone
Albium with Clotrimazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: Clowil, Odis, Canzol, Kamestin, Cano, Gynaemed, Clotrim V, Clomax V7
Albium with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Carz, Antep, C Lep, Ametol, Setol, Carbatol, Biocarb, Arbetol, Antilep, Versizur, Carbazep, Mezocar LA, Tegrital, Majerol, Mezapin
Albium with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Albium with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Karzine, Ostil
Albium with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Imirise, Imikon, Karthin, Min, Imprin, Elamin, Diamin, Kidep, Depranil, Dimip, Depsol, Imizen, Hemidap
Albium with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Albium with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Valkid, Valcontin

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