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Cebrum 5mg Tablet


Composition for Cebrum 5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Cebrum Tablet

Short term anxiety, Alcohol withdrawal
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Medicine Overview of Cebrum Tablet


Uses of Cebrum Tablet

Cebrum 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of short term anxiety and alcohol withdrawal.

Cebrum Tablet side effects


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


How to use Cebrum 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. Cebrum 5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Cebrum 5mg Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Cebrum Tablet works

Cebrum 5mg Tablet is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of GABA, a chemical messenger which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

In Depth Information on Cebrum Tablet

Expert advice for Cebrum Tablet

  • If you are taking Cebrum 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 Cebrum, 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 Cebrum is very high.
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Cebrum Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Cebrum Tablet
Cebrum 5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Cebrum 5mg 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.
Cebrum 5mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
As Cebrum 5mg Tablet may make you feel drowsy or affect your concentration and this may affect your ability to drive.
Cebrum 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cebrum 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Cebrum 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cebrum 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Cebrum Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Cebrum 5mg 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 Cebrum Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Chlordiazepoxide

Cebrum 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
Cebrum belongs to a group of medicines known as benzodiazepines
Yes. Cebrum 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 Cebrum called benzodiazepines. Cebrum 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, Cebrum may make you sleepy
Cebrum is not known to cause weight gain/ constipation
Cebrum 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. Cebrum 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 Cebrum with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Cebrum with Itraconazole
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Nixitral, I-Tyza
Cebrum with Oxcarbazepine
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Zenoxa, Oxmazetol, Trioptal, Selzic, Mezalog
Cebrum with Valproic Acid
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval
Cebrum with Levosulpiride
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: Nexipride, Edride, Ulpride
Cebrum with Posaconazole
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Cebrum with Lacosamide
Medicines with composition Lacosamide: Lacosam, Lacoset, Lacotide, Seizgard
Cebrum with Roxithromycin
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Rin, Rxn, Roxid, Biorox, Roxilac, Vilrox, Roxeptin, Roxyrol, Q Rox, Hycin, Aurox, Roxygo, Romithrax, Raxitid, Roxy, Roxikem, Roxywin
Cebrum with Dexrabeprazole
Medicines with composition Dexrabeprazole: Dirab, Repepsa, Kyrab
Cebrum with Sodium Valproate
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Encorate, Valcontin, Valparin, Epival, Valparex
Cebrum with Citalopram
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam
Cebrum with Phenytoin
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin
Cebrum with Lamotrigine
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Cebrum with Haloperidol
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Halopik, Hypnodol, Senorm, Kividol, Trancodol, Helinase, Typidol, Talendol
Cebrum with Clarithromycin
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin
Cebrum with Pimozide
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid
Cebrum with Ilaprazole
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid, Ilaone, Adiza, Lupila, Ilatop, Iladac, Ilaking, Iladif, Peptorila
Cebrum with Sulpiride
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Cebrum with Lamivudine
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Cebrum with Paroxetine
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot
Cebrum with Blonanserin
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Cebrum with Iloperidone
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt
Cebrum with Ritonavir
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune
Cebrum with Fosphenytoin
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Cebrum with Imipramine
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Elamin, Diamin, Kidep, Depranil, Dimip, Depsol, Imizen, Hemidap, Antipres, Depsin
Cebrum with Ketoconazole
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal
Cebrum with Paliperidone
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris
Cebrum with Indinavir
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Cebrum with Revaprazan
Medicines with composition Revaprazan: Revanex
Cebrum with Armodafinil
Medicines with composition Armodafinil: Waklert
Cebrum with Chlorpromazine
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Relitil, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor
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