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Cloxide

Cloxide Information

Cloxide Benefits & Uses

Cloxide is used to treat the following -

Cloxide 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 Cloxide

Chlordiazepoxide

Cloxide Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Cloxide 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

Cloxide Related Warnings

Is the use of Cloxide safe for pregnant women?

Cloxide can have harmful effects for pregnant women. If you experience anything like this, then discontinue Cloxide and take your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Cloxide safe during breastfeeding?

Taking Cloxide may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Cloxide should not be taken unless your doctor says it is necessary.

Severe

What is the effect of Cloxide on the Kidneys?

Cloxide may have mild side effects on the [Organ]. Most people will never see any effect on the [Organ].

Mild

What is the effect of Cloxide on the Liver?

Cloxide is rarely harmful for [Organ].

Mild

What is the effect of Cloxide on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Cloxide on [Organ] have been reported.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Cloxide with Other Drugs

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

Cloxide Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Cloxide 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 Cloxide

Is this Cloxide habit forming or addictive?

Yes, Cloxide may be habit forming. It is essential that you take [medicine] only on doctor's instructions.

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

No, after taking Cloxide, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery because you may feel sleepy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but it is important to consult a doctor before taking Cloxide.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Cloxide has been seen to have positive effect on patients with mental disorders.

हाँ

Cloxide Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Cloxide

Taking Cloxide with some specific foods may delay its effect. Talk with your doctor about this.

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Cloxide

Taking alcohol with Cloxide can be dangerous.

Severe

Cloxide से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Can Cloxide be used for anxiety?

Dr. Saurabh Dhamdhere MBBS, Orthopedics

Yes, Cloxide can be used for anxiety because it contains chlordiazepoxide which belongs to the class of benzodiazepines (sedative and hypnotics) that provides relief from anxiety to the patient by increasing the activity of inhibitory neurotransmitter gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA).

सवाल 12 months पहले

Can I take Cloxide with alprazolam?

Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS, Internal Medicine

Yes, you can take Cloxide and alprazolam only on your doctor's advice because taking these two drugs together might result in increased side effects such as difficulty concentrating, drowsiness, and dizziness.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Can I discontinue Cloxide on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS, General Physician

No, Cloxide should not be discontinued without doctors advice because sudden discontinuation of this drug may cause withdrawal symptoms such as sweating, tremors, and abdominal cramps. You are recommended to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Does Cloxide cause low blood pressure?

Dr. Bharat MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Cloxide might lower blood pressure (hypotension). It is a rare side effect of this drug. If you are experiencing dizziness or lightheadedness after taking this drug which is a symptom of low blood pressure, then you are advised to lay down immediately till it subsides and drink salty water.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

How long can I safely take Cloxide?

Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS, General Physician

Take Cloxide 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.

This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
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References

  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