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Xide 10 mg Tablet

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Composition for Xide 10 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Xide 10 mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Xide Tablet

Uses of Xide Tablet

Xide 10 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of alcohol withdrawal and severe anxiety.

Xide Tablet side effects

Common

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

How to use Xide 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. 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.

How Xide Tablet works

Xide 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 Xide Tablet

Expert advice for Xide Tablet

  • If you are taking Xide 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 Xide 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 Xide 10 mg Tablet is very high.
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Xide Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Xide Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Xide 10 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
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.
Lactation
CAUTION
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.
Driving
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.
Kidney
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.
Liver
CAUTION
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.

What if you miss a dose of Xide Tablet?uses

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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Xide Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Chlordiazepoxide

Q. Does Xide work and what does Xide treat?
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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Xide with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Xide with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Xide with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Xide with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval
Xide with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast
Xide with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep
Xide with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx, Paromec, Madotine, Parolyst, Parox, Baxidep
Xide with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Xide with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Carz, Antep, C Lep, Ametol, Setol, Carbatol, Biocarb, Arbetol, Antilep, Versizur, Carbazep
Xide with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma, Cizonil, Zoridol, Nase, Sydol, Peridol, Depinase
Xide with Clomipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clomipramine: Imi-CI, Arimip, Clopic, Ocifril, Clomilent, Cloclam, Obsenil
Xide with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Xide with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: PrideDay, Evopride, Lepivil, Shilride, Levoride, Edride
Xide with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Imirise, Imikon, Karthin, Min, Imprin, Impranit, Elamin, Diamin
Xide with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Karzine, Ostil
Xide with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Neptoin
Xide with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Xide with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Oxzey, Exep, Zenoxa, Oxmazetol, Trioptal
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Valkid, Valprosh, Cylenc SV, Valcontin
Xide with Clotrimazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: Clowil, Odis, Canzol, Kamestin, Cano, Gynaemed, Clovag, Clotrim V
Xide with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton
Xide with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Xide with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid, Ilaone

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