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Chlordiazepoxide Information

Chlordiazepoxide Benefits & Uses

Chlordiazepoxide is used to treat the following -

Chlordiazepoxide Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Chlordiazepoxide


Chlordiazepoxide Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Chlordiazepoxide is used -

  1. Drowsiness
  2. Dry Mouth
  3. Dizziness सामान्य
  4. Diarrhoea
  5. Loss of appetite
  6. Upset stomach
  7. Weakness
  8. Fatigue सामान्य
  9. Fainting
  10. Unsteadiness
  11. Headache दुर्लभ
  12. Vertigo दुर्लभ

Chlordiazepoxide Related Warnings

Is the use of Chlordiazepoxide safe for pregnant women?


Is the use of Chlordiazepoxide safe during breastfeeding?


What is the effect of Chlordiazepoxide on the Kidneys?


What is the effect of Chlordiazepoxide on the Liver?


What is the effect of Chlordiazepoxide on the Heart?


Severe Interaction of Chlordiazepoxide with Other Drugs

Chlordiazepoxide should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Chlordiazepoxide Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Chlordiazepoxide unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Schizophrenia
  2. Depression
  3. Arrhythmia
  4. GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
  5. Kidney Disease
  6. Liver Disease
  7. Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension)
  8. Respiratory Depression

Frequently asked Questions about Chlordiazepoxide

Is this Chlordiazepoxide habit forming or addictive?

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

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Is it safe?

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?


Chlordiazepoxide Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Chlordiazepoxide


Interaction between Alcohol and Chlordiazepoxide


Chlordiazepoxide से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल about 1 year पहले

How to take Chlordiazepoxide?

Dr. Kapil Sharma MBBS, General Physician

Take Chlordiazepoxide 1-4 times in a day or as advised by your doctor. It can be taken with or without food because the presence of food does not affect the absorption of this drug from the stomach. Precautions must be taken in patients with improper liver or kidney function.

सवाल 12 months पहले

How long can I safely take Chlordiazepoxide?

Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS, General Physician

Take Chlordiazepoxide as long as it is recommended by your doctor. Using this drug beyond that period might not be good for you because it can lead to drug dependence.

सवाल 8 months पहले

Can I take Chlordiazepoxide without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Braj Bhushan Ojha BAMS, Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Ayurveda, Sexology, Diabetology

No, Chlordiazepoxide is a prescription drug so do not take it without consulting a doctor. This is for your own good as it is a habit-forming drug and can lead to very unpleasant side effects.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

How does Chlordiazepoxide work?

Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS, General Physician

Chlordiazepoxide contains chlordiazepoxide which works by calming the brain through increasing the activity of an inhibitory neurotransmitter GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid) that decreases the abnormal brain activity which provides relief to the patient from anxiety and tension.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

What is Chlordiazepoxide?

Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, MD, Internal Medicine

Chlordiazepoxide is a brand name of chlordiazepoxide and it is available in the form of a tablet. It belongs to the class of drug known as benzodiazepines (sedative and hypnotic). It is a prescription drug which is mainly used in the management of anxiety disorders. Chlordiazepoxide is also used to control agitation caused by alcohol withdrawal.

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  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Librium® C-IV (chlordiazepoxide HCl)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 401-403
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