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    Clidinium

    Information about Clidinium

    Clidinium uses

    Clidinium is used in the treatment of Abdominal Pain.

    How clidinium works

    Clidinium works by relaxing the muscles in your stomach and gut (intestine). It stops sudden muscle contractions (spasms). In doing this, it relieves cramps, pain, bloating, and discomfort.

    Common side effects of clidinium

    Nausea, Weakness, Dizziness, Blurred vision, Dry mouth, Sleepiness, Nervousness

    Available Medicine for Clidinium

    No medicine available

    Expert advice for Clidinium

    • 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 for Clidinium

    Clidinium

    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
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    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.

    Content on this page was last updated on 10 June, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)