Clidinium is used to treat ulcers in stomach and intestine that occur due to excessive acid secretion and to relieve abdominal cramps. It can also be used in irritable bowel syndrome (disorder of the intestines that leads to cramps in the abdomen, gas, bloating and changes in bowel habits).
How it works
Clidinium belongs to a class of medication call anticholinergics. It works by reducing the secretion of gastric acid and by relieving cramps and spasms in the stomach and intestine.
Common side effects
Altered libido, Altered taste, Change in appetite, Altered sexual function, Constipation, Drowsiness, Dry mouth, Difficulty in urination, Excitement, Abdominal bloating, Heartburn, Insomnia, Stomach upset, Weakness
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- It should not be taken by patients who are allergic to clidinium.
- Avoid becoming overheated in hot weather. Clidinium increases the risk of heat stroke because it decreases sweating.
- Do not drive or operate machinery as clidinium in combination with other medicines may cause drowsiness and blurring of vision.
Frequently asked questions
Q. What is clidinium-chlordiazepoxide/clidinium CDP/clidinium bromide?
Clidinium and chlordiazepoxide is generally given in a combination. CDP stands for chlordiazepoxide. Clidinium bromide is a salt of clidinium which is used in the medication.
Q. Is clidinium-chlordiazepoxide safe?
Clidinium-chlordiazepoxide is safe, if strictly used only as per doctor’s instructions.
Q. Is clidinium a controlled drug or a narcotic?
Clidinium is not a controlled drug or narcotic. However, it is always given in combination with chlordiazepoxide which is a controlled drug.
Q. How does clidinium work?
Clidinium belongs to a class of medication call anticholinergics. It works by reducing the secretion of acids and relieving cramps and spasms in the stomach and intestine.