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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Librium 10mg tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Librium 10mg tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.
UNSAFE
Librium 10mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Librium 10mg 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.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR LIBRIUM 10mg tablet

    Chlordiazepoxide(10mg)

    Librium tablet uses

    Librium 10mg tablet is used in the treatment of anxiety and alcohol withdrawal.

    How librium tablet works

    Librium 10mg 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 of librium tablet

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

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR LIBRIUM 10MG TABLET

    Patients taking LIBRIUM 10MG TABLET

    • 31%
      Once A Day
    • 19%
      Twice A Week
    • 19%
      Four Times A Day
    • 19%
      Thrice A Day
    • 13%
      Twice A Day

    SUBSTITUTES FOR LIBRIUM tablet

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    • EQUILIBRIUM 10MG TABLET
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    • LIBRATE 10MG TABLET
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      Talent India
      Rs. 2.35/tablet
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      Rs. 23.50
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    • ANXON 10MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      A N Pharmacia
      Rs. 3.11/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 31.06
      save 42% more per tablet
    • VIZEP 10MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Kivi Labs Ltd
      Rs. 2.20/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 22
      save 59% more per tablet
    • TRIBRIUM 10MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Shine Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 2.10/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 21
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    Expert advice FOR LIBRIUM tablet

    • If you are taking Chlordiazepoxide for the treatment of insomnia and anxiety, it should not be used more than 4 weeks.
    • It may become less effective over the time.
    • Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
    • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Chlordiazepoxide, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
    • 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 Chlordiazepoxide is very high. 

    Frequently asked questions FOR LIBRIUM 10mg tablet

    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
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    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.

    WHAT OUR USERS ARE SAYING ABOUT LIBRIUM 10MG TABLET

    How effective is this medicine?

    Effective
    86%
    Can't say
    14%

    Do you find this medicine expensive?

    Yes
    60%
    No
    40%

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    Content on this page was last updated on 15 May, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)