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. Xide 10 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time. Avoid Xide 10 mg Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.
Xide 10 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Xide 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.
Xide 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.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well. As Xide 10 mg Tablet may make you feel drowsy or affect your concentration and this may affect your ability to drive.
Xide 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Xide 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Xide 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Xide 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Xide 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.
Xide 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 Xide a benzodiazepine?
Xide belongs to a group of medicines known as benzodiazepines
Q. Is Xide addictive?
Yes. Xide 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 Xide stronger than Xanax?
Xanax is a trade name for active drug alprazolam which belongs to the same group of medicines as Xide called benzodiazepines. Xide 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 Xide make you sleepy?
Yes, Xide may make you sleepy
Q. Does Xide cause weight gain/constipation?
Xide is not known to cause weight gain/ constipation
Q. Does Xide get you high?
Xide 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 Xide expire?
Yes. Xide drug has expiry date. Refer to the label instruction of the medicine for detailed information regarding expiry of the drug.