1mg, best e pharmacy in India

food interaction for CAX

alcohol interaction for CAX

pregnancy interaction for CAX

lactation interaction for CAX

medicine interaction for CAX

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Cax 25mg tablet at a fixed time.
Cax 25mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Cax 25mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • SERIOUS INTERACTION
    VALPARIN SYRUP, ZATHRIN REDIMIX SUSPENSION, AZIFINE 200MG SUSPENSION & 7 more
  • SALT INFORMATION FOR CAX

    Chlordiazepoxide(25 mg)

    Uses

    Cax 25mg tablet is used in the treatment of short term anxiety and alcohol withdrawal

    How it works

    Cax 25mg tablet works by increasing the action of GABA, a chemical messenger which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

    Common side effects

    Sleepiness, Slurred speech, Memory impairment, Fatigue, Uncoordinated body movements, Irritability, Dry mouth, Headache, Constipation, Dizziness, Depression

    SUBSTITUTES FOR CAX

    12 Substitutes
    12 Substitutes
    Sorted By
    RelevancePrice
    • LIBRIUM 25 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Abbott India Ltd
      Rs. 7.45/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 74.50
      pay 397% more per tablet
    • ZEPOX 25MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Mayflower India
      Rs. 2.88/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 28.76
      pay 92% more per tablet
    • LIBRATE 25MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Talent Healthcare
      Rs. 4.59/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 45.90
      pay 206% more per tablet
    • ANXON 25 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      A N Pharmacia
      Rs. 3.33/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 33.35
      pay 122% more per tablet
    • VIZEP 25MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Kivi Labs Ltd
      Rs. 3.13/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 31.27
      pay 108% more per tablet

    Top Psychiatrists

    Expert advice FOR CAX

    • Notify your doctor immediately if you are or are planning to become pregnant during the administration of this medicine.
       
    • Chlordiazepoxide may be addictive, so take it as prescribed by the doctor. 
    • Do not discontinue the use of Chlordiazepoxide, unless the doctor has advised you. Discontinuation may cause withdrawal symptoms, which may include seizures.
    • Chlordiazepoxide may cause memory problems, drowsiness, confusion, especially in elderly patients. 
    • Most people may find that it gets less effective over time. 
    • Avoid driving after taking Chlordiazepoxide as it may cause drowsiness, dizziness, and confusion. 
    • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Chlordiazepoxide, it may cause excessive drowsiness. 

    Frequently asked questions FOR CAX

    Chlordiazepoxide

    Q.

    Does chlordiazepoxide work and what does chlordiazepoxide treat?
    Chlordiazepoxide 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

    Q.

    Is chlordiazepoxide a benzodiazepine?
    Chlordiazepoxide belongs to a group of medicines known as benzodiazepines

    Show More
    Q.

    Is chlordiazepoxide addictive?
    Yes. Chlordiazepoxide 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

    Q.

    Is chlordiazepoxide stronger than Xanax?
    Xanax is a trade name for active drug alprazolam which belongs to the same group of medicines as chlordiazepoxide called benzodiazepines. Chlordiazepoxide 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

    Q.

    Does chlordiazepoxide make you sleepy?
    Yes, chlordiazepoxide may make you sleepy

    Q.

    Does chlordiazepoxide cause weight gain/constipation?
    Chlordiazepoxide is not known to cause weight gain/ constipation

    Q.

    Does chlordiazepoxide get you high?
    Chlordiazepoxide 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

    Q.

    Does chlordiazepoxide expire?
    Yes. Chlordiazepoxide drug has expiry date. Refer to the label instruction of the medicine for detailed information regarding expiry of the drug.

    Articles


    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)