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COLIWIN R CAPSULE

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Avoid Coliwin r capsule with acidic food and beverages such as sugar, certain dairy products, fish, processed foods, fresh meats and processed meats,sodas and other sweetened beverages.
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Coliwin r capsule may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Coliwin r capsule 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.
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Coliwin r capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION FOR COLIWIN R

Chlordiazepoxide(5 mg)

Uses

Chlordiazepoxide is used in the treatment of short term anxiety and alcohol withdrawal

How it works

Chlordiazepoxide induces sleep and controls seizures or fits 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

Impaired concentration, Dizziness, Hiccup, Sleepiness, Vomiting, Weakness, Altered behaviour, Increase in temperature, Dry mouth, Nausea, Muscle coordination impaired, Irritability, Slurred speech, Loss of appetite, Memory impairement, Fatigue, Jaundice, Muscle weakness, Double vision, Altered libido, Itching, Diarrhoea, Irregular menstrual cycle, Speech disorder, Sedation, Drowsiness, Urinary retention, Drooling, Stomach upset, Constipation, Unsteadiness, Seizure
Clidinium(2.5 mg)

Uses

Clidinium is used in the treatment of abdominal pain and irritable bowel syndrome

How it works

Clidinium belongs to a class of medication call anticholinergics. It works by reducing the secretion of gastric acid  and by relieving cramps and spasms in the stomach and intestine.

Common side effects

Sleepiness, Weakness, Dizziness, Blurred vision, Dry mouth, Nausea, Nervousness
Dicyclomine(10 mg)

Uses

Dicyclomine is used in the treatment of abdominal pain and irritable bowel syndrome

How it works

Dicyclomine belongs to antispasmodic and anticholinergic (antimuscarinic) class of medicines that act by relieving the smooth muscle tightening (contraction) of the gastrointestinal tract via dual action: (i) by a specific action (anticholinergic), which reduces muscle contractions and (ii) by a direct effect on muscles of the stomach and intestine (musculotropic) leading to muscle relaxations, and decrease in contraction and pain.

Common side effects

Sleepiness, Vomiting, Weakness, Drowsiness, Headache, Dizziness, Blurred vision, Stomach pain, Dry mouth, Difficulty in urination, Flatulence, Constipation, Nausea, Nervousness, Loss of appetite, Gastrointestinal discomfort, Abdominal bloating
Rabeprazole(10 mg)

Uses

Rabeprazole is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers

How it works

Rabeprazole lowers the acid production in the stomach.

Common side effects

Nausea, Headache, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Flatulence

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Expert advice FOR COLIWIN R

  • 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 COLIWIN R

Chlordiazepoxide

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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

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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

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

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Is chlordiazepoxide addictive?
Yes. Chlordiazepoxide is not recommended for long term use as it may increase the risk of dependence

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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

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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

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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

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

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

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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

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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.

Clidinium

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What is clidinium-chlordiazepoxide/clidinium CDP/clidinium bromide?
Clidinium and chlordiazepoxide is generally given in a combination. CDP stands for chlordiazepoxide. Clidinium bromide is a salt of clidinium which is used in the medication

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Is clidinium-chlordiazepoxide safe?
Clidinium-chlordiazepoxide is safe, if strictly used only as per doctor's instructions

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Is clidinium a controlled drug or a narcotic?
Clidinium is not a controlled drug or narcotic. However, it is always given in combination with chlordiazepoxide which is a controlled drug

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How does clidinium work?
Clidinium belongs to a class of medication call anticholinergics. It works by reducing the secretion of acids and relieving cramps and spasms in the stomach and intestine.

Dicyclomine

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Is Dicyclomine safe?
Dicyclomine is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

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Is Dicyclomine gluten free?
Dicyclomine active drug does not contain gluten. Read the label instruction of the brands your doctor prescribes you, for gluten content

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Is Dicyclomine an over-the-counter medicine?
Dicyclomine is available over-the-counter. However, always consult your doctor before taking dicyclomine for your disease

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Does dicyclomine help nausea?
Dicyclomine is not known to relieve nausea. Nausea is a common side effect of dicyclomine.

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Does dicyclomine help constipation or trigger constipation?
Dicyclomine may cause constipation

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Is dicyclomine an opiate/steroid/antacid/NSAID/benzodiazepine?
Dicyclomine is not an opiate, steroid, or an antacid. It is neither a NSAID not a benzodiazepine

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Is dicyclomine a muscle relaxer?
Yes, dicyclomine is a smooth muscle relaxant. It has a direct effect on muscles of the stomach and intestine. It does not relax the skeletal/voluntary muscles

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Can I take dicyclomine for diarrhea?
Dicyclomine has no known effects in treating diarrhea

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Can I take dicyclomine for menstrual cramps?
Dicyclomine mainly acts on the smooth muscles of the intestine. Hence, it is used to relieve cramps or spasms of the stomach and intestines (gut). It is not known whether it can be used for menstrual cramps

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Does dicyclomine cause constipation?
Dicyclomine may cause constipation

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Does dicyclomine make you drowsy?
Dicyclomine may cause drowsiness and make you feel sleepy

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Does dicyclomine cause hair loss?
Dicyclomine does not have hair loss as a known side-effect

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Can I take dicyclomine with Advil (ibuprofen)/ amoxicillin/ Pepto (bismuth subsalicylate)/ tramadol/ Vicodin (acetaminophen and hydrocodone)/ oxycodone/ Tylenol (paracetamol)?
There are no known serious drug interactions between dicyclomine and Advil (ibuprofen)/ amoxicillin/ Pepto (bismuth subsalicylate)/ Tramadol/ Vicodin (acetaminophen and hydrocodone)/ oxycodone/ Tylenol (paracetamol). Dicyclomine is often available in combination with pain killers like paracetamol Consult your doctor about all medications currently taken before starting and while on dicyclomine.

Rabeprazole

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Is rabeprazole an over the counter?
No, rabeprazole is not an over the counter medicine, it is available on prescription by a doctor.

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Is rabeprazole an antacid?
Rabeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor which suppresses acid production in the stomach. It is not an antacid which neutralizes the acid and coats the surface of the stomach.

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Does rabeprazole cause osteoporosis (thinning of bones)?
Rabeprazole may cause osteoporosis (thinning of bones). Please consult your doctor if you have osteoporosis or if you are taking corticosteroids (these can increase the risk of osteoporosis) as it may increase the risk of hip, wrist or spine fractures.

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Can I take aluminum hydroxide and magnesium carbonate or other antacids with rabeprazole?
There are no clinically observed interactions when rabeprazole is taken with antacids. However, antacids increase the pH of the stomach and rabeprazole requires a lower pH for its action and hence there could be a decreased effect of rabeprazole if taken with antacids. This interaction can be avoided by taking antacids two hours before or after taking rabeprazole.

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Is rabeprazole safe in pregnancy?
Use of rabeprazole is not considered safe in pregnancy. Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine during pregnancy.

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Is rabeprazole taken empty stomach?
Yes, rabeprazole should preferrably be taken in the morning empty stomach.

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Is rabeprazole addictive?
No, rabeprazole has no addictive potential.

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Is rabeprazole a proton pump inhibitor (PPI)?
Yes, rabeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It lowers the production of acid in the stomach.

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Is rabeprazole same as pantoprazole?
Rabeprazole and pantoprazole belong to the same class of medicines known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response. Always follow doctor's advice regarding their use.

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Is rabeprazole safe?
Yes, rabeprazole is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.

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Is rabeprazole same as omeprazole?
Rabeprazole and omeprazole belong to the same class of medicines known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response. Always follow doctor's advice regarding their use.

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Is rabeprazole better than pantoprazole?
Rabeprazole and pantoprazole belong to the same class of medicines known as proton pump inhibitors. They are similar in efficacy, however, their response may vary in different individuals.

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Does rabeprazole cause hair loss?
No, hair loss has not been reported as a side effect of rabeprazole. Please consult your doctor in case you experience excessive hair fall while you are taking rabeprazole.

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Does rabeprazole cause flatulence (gas or bloating)?
Flatulence (gas) has been reported as a common side effect of rabeprazole. Although it would be mild to moderate in nature and transient. Please talk to your doctor in case you experience this side effect for a prolonged duration while taking rabeprazole.

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Does rabeprazole cause tinnitus (ringing in the ears)?
Tinnitus (ringing sensation in the ears) has not been reported as a side effect with rabeprazole. Please consult your doctor in case you experience ringing sensation in your ears while taking rabeprazole.

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Does rabeprazole cause weight gain?
Weight gain has been reported as a rare side effect of rabeprazole. Please consult your doctor in case you experience excessive weight gain while taking rabeprazole.

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Does rabeprazole expire?
Yes, like any other medicine, rabeprazole also expires. Always check the expiry date of the medicine before using it.

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Does rabeprazole cause constipation?
Constipation is a common side effect reported with rabeprazole. Please call your doctor in case you experience excessive constipation for a prolonged duration while you are taking rabeprazole.

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Does rabeprazole cause high blood pressure?
High blood pressure has not been reported as an adverse event with rabeprazole. In case you experience high blood pressure while you are taking rabeprazole, please talk to your doctor.

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Does rabeprazole cause headache?
Headache is reported as one of the common side effects of rabeprazole. Please consult your doctor in case you experience an intolerable headache for a prolonged duration while taking rabeprazole.

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Can I take ranitidine with rabeprazole?
There are no clinically observed interactions between ranitidine and rabeprazole. However, their clinical uses are same. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Can I take ibuprofen with rabeprazole?
Interactions have not been clinically observed when ibuprofen is taken with rabeprazole. However, it may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Can I take paracetamol with rabeprazole?
Interactions have not been clinically observed when paracetamol is taken with rabeprazole. However, it may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Can you take rabeprazole with alcohol?
No interactions have been reported between rabeprazole and alcohol. However, alcohol can stimulate acid secretion. So, it is advisable to ask your doctor before consuming alcohol while you are taking rabeprazole.

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Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)