Xide 25mg Tablet

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Sigmund Promedica

Composition for Xide 25mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Short term anxiety, Alcohol withdrawal
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Xide Tablet

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Uses of Xide Tablet

Xide 25mg Tablet is used in the treatment of short term anxiety and alcohol withdrawal.
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Side effects of Xide Tablet

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

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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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Xide 25mg Tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Xide 25mg Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Xide Tablet works

Xide 25mg tablet 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.

In Depth Information on Xide Tablet

Expert advice for Xide Tablet

  • If you are taking Xide 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, 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 is very high.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Xide 25mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Xide 25mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Xide 25mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Xide 25mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

As Xide 25mg Tablet may make you feel drowsy or affect your concentration and this may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Xide 25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients wit
h severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Xide 25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Xide 25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients wit
h liver disease. Dose adjustment of Xide 25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Encorate Syrup, Azivent 500mg Tablet, Onitraz 100mg Capsule, Zathrin Redimix Suspension

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Chlordiazepoxide, 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 for Xide 25mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Chlordiazepoxide

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
Xide belongs to a group of medicines known as benzodiazepines
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
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
Yes, Xide may make you sleepy
Xide is not known to cause weight gain/ constipation
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
Yes. Xide drug has expiry date. Refer to the label instruction of the medicine for detailed information regarding expiry of the drug.
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