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Chlordiazepoxide + Clidinium

Information about Chlordiazepoxide + Clidinium

Chlordiazepoxide + Clidinium Uses

Chlordiazepoxide+Clidinium is used in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome.

How Chlordiazepoxide + Clidinium works

Chlordiazepoxide + Clidinium is a combination of two medicines: Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium. Chlordiazepoxide 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. Clidinium works by relaxing the muscles in your stomach and gut (intestine). It stops sudden muscle contractions (spasms) which in turn relieves cramps, pain, bloating, and discomfort.

Common side effects of Chlordiazepoxide + Clidinium

Sleepiness, Nausea, Constipation, Memory impairment, Dizziness, Blurred vision, Dryness in mouth, Difficulty in urination, Impaired coordination, Depression
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Frequently asked questions for Chlordiazepoxide + Clidinium

Chlordiazepoxide + Clidinium

Q. Can the use of Chlordiazepoxide+Clidinium cause physical dependence?

Yes, Chlordiazepoxide+Clidinium may cause physical dependence as it contains Chlordiazepoxide as one of the ingredients. Physical dependence is defined as the occurrence of a withdrawal reaction following sudden stoppage of the drug or a decrease in dose. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine or if you need to make any change in the dose.

Q. Can Chlordiazepoxide+Clidinium cause withdrawal symptoms?

Yes, Chlordiazepoxide+Clidinium may cause withdrawal symptoms. Do not stop taking Chlordiazepoxide+Clidinium all of a sudden. Stopping Chlordiazepoxide+Clidinium suddenly can cause seizures, shaking, stomach and muscle cramps, vomiting and sweating. Consult your doctor before stopping Chlordiazepoxide+Clidinium.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Chlordiazepoxide+Clidinium?

The use of Chlordiazepoxide+Clidinium is not recommended to patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of Chlordiazepoxide+Clidinium. Its use is also not advisable in patients of glaucoma, benign prostate enlargement and bladder neck obstruction.

Q. What precautions do I need to take while using Chlordiazepoxide+Clidinium?

Chlordiazepoxide+Clidinium should not be taken along with opioids-like substances as it contains chlordiazepoxide. Use of opioids along with chlordiazepoxide may cause excessive sedation (state of calm or sleep), respiratory depression and eventually coma or death. Inform your doctor about all the medicines that you are taking if you are advised to take Chlordiazepoxide+Clidinium.

Q. What are the symptoms of an overdose of Chlordiazepoxide+Clidinium?

Both Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium show different symptoms of overdose. Chlordiazepoxide can cause sleepiness, reflexes, confusion and coma. Clidinium can cause excessive dryness of mouth, blurred vision, urinary hesitancy and constipation. Inform the doctor in case you take a higher dose and any of these symptoms appear.

Q. Can the use of Chlordiazepoxide+Clidinium cause sleepiness or drowsiness?

Yes, Chlordiazepoxide+Clidinium may make you feel drowsy or sleepy. Do not drive, operate any machines, work at heights, or participate in potentially dangerous activities at the start of your treatment. Inform your doctor if you experience such episodes while you are taking this medicine.

Q. Can the use of Chlordiazepoxide+Clidinium cause constipation?

Yes, the use of Chlordiazepoxide+Clidinium can cause constipation. Eat high-fiber foods like vegetables, fruits and cereals, and drink plenty of water. Exercise regularly by engaging in activities like swimming, jogging or going for a walk. Consult a doctor if constipation persists for a long duration.

Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Chlordiazepoxide+Clidinium?

No, avoid drinking alcohol while you are taking Chlordiazepoxide+Clidinium. Drinking alcohol can increase the risk of side effects like drowsiness or sleepiness.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Chlordiazepoxide+Clidinium?

Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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