Libratex Tablet


Overview

Uses of Libratex Tablet

Libratex Tablet is used in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome.

Libratex Tablet side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Memory impairment
  • Dizziness
  • Blurred vision
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Difficulty in urination
  • Coordination impaired
  • Depression

How to use Libratex 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. Libratex Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
Take it preferably without food.

How Libratex Tablet works

Libratex Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium. Chlordiazepoxide 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. Clidinium works by relaxing the muscles in your stomach and gut (intestine). It stops sudden muscle contractions (spasms). In doing this, it relieves cramps, pain, bloating, and discomfort.

Libratex Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Libratex Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Libratex 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
Libratex 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 Libratex Tablet may make you feel drowsy or affect your concentration and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Libratex Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Libratex Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Libratex Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Libratex Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Libratex

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Suffering from irritable bowel syndrome. Belly pain and then looser stools than normal. I am taking drugs of diabetes and hypertension. I have attached medical reports and doctor prescription. Thanks.
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Start Tablet Stop Ibs( charak ) 2 tab twice for 21 days, along with above medicine, Avoid heavy , spicy and junk food.
I am suffering with gas trouble. Frequently gas was released once in one to two hours. It will especially more when I take less or even no quantity of water after food.Is there is any medicine or i may change my food habits. One more thing is I am a patient of IBS.I am not using any medicine to cure Irritable bowel syndrome.
Dr. Shikha Mishra
Dietician
eat 6-7 meals per day, which consist fruits, nuts, buttermilk,sprouts,idly,curd eggs,sprouts homecooked food. Drink 3-4 litters of water limit your sugar consumption to 2 spoon per day. Be active whole day for personalized diet chart write to me on shikhamishra.nutrition@gmail.com do minimum 45 min exercise everyday like yoga, cardioFor medicine consult doctor
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Libratex cause physical dependence?
Yes, Libratex may cause physical dependence as it contains Chlordiazepoxide as one of the ingredients. Physical dependence is defined as the occurrence of a withdrawal reaction following sudden stoppage of the drug or a decrease in dose. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine or if you need to make any change in the dose.
Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Libratex?
The use of Libratex is not recommended to patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of Libratex. Its use is also not advisable in patients of glaucoma, benign prostate enlargement and bladder neck obstruction.
Q. What precautions do I need to take while using Libratex?
Libratex should not be taken along with opioids-like substances as it contains chlordiazepoxide. Use of opioids along with chlordiazepoxide may cause excessive sedation (state of calm or sleep), respiratory depression and eventually coma or death. Inform your doctor about all the medicines that you are taking if you are advised to take Libratex.
Q. What are the symptoms of an overdose of Libratex?
Both Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium show different symptoms of overdose. Chlordiazepoxide can cause sleepiness, reflexes, confusion and coma. Clidinium can cause excessive dryness of mouth, blurred vision, urinary hesitancy and constipation. Inform the doctor in case you take a higher dose and any of these symptoms appear.
Q. Can the use of Libratex cause sleepiness or drowsiness?
Yes, Libratex may make you feel drowsy or sleepy. Do not drive, operate any machines, work at heights, or participate in potentially dangerous activities at the start of your treatment. Inform your doctor if you experience such episodes while you are taking this medicine.
Q. Can the use of Libratex cause constipation?
Yes, the use of Libratex can cause constipation. Eat high-fiber foods like vegetables, fruits and cereals, and drink plenty of water. Exercise regularly by engaging in activities like swimming, jogging or going for a walk. Consult a doctor if constipation persists for a long duration.
Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Libratex?
Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Libratex?
No, avoid drinking alcohol while you are taking Libratex. Drinking alcohol can increase the risk of side effects like drowsiness or sleepiness.
Q. Can Libratex cause withdrawal symptoms?
Yes, Libratex may cause withdrawal symptoms. Do not stop taking Libratex all of a sudden. Stopping Libratex suddenly can cause seizures, shaking, stomach and muscle cramps, vomiting and sweating. Consult your doctor before stopping Libratex.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 15th May 2017.
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