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Librium 10 mg Tablet

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Composition for Librium 10 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Librium 10 mg Tablet

Alcohol withdrawal, Severe anxiety
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Medicine Overview of Librium Tablet

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Uses of Librium Tablet

Librium 10 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of alcohol withdrawal and severe anxiety.
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Librium Tablet side effects

Common

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

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How to use Librium 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. Librium 10 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Librium 10 mg Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Librium Tablet works

Librium 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 Librium Tablet

Expert advice for Librium Tablet

  • If you are taking Librium 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 Librium 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 Librium 10 mg Tablet is very high.
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Librium Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Librium Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Librium 10 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Librium 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
Librium 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 Librium 10 mg Tablet may make you feel drowsy or affect your concentration and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Librium 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Librium 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Librium 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Librium 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Librium Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Librium 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Librium Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Chlordiazepoxide

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

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