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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 in pregnant women. If you experience any discomfort after using Cloxide, then discontinue the use 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 by breastfeeding women unless prescribed by the doctor.

Severe

What is the effect of Cloxide on the Kidneys?

Cloxide rarely affects the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Cloxide on the Liver?

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

Mild

What is the effect of Cloxide on the Heart?

Cloxide is rarely harmful for the heart.

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 can get addictive. Consume it only after doctor's advise.

Yes

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

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

Dangerous

Is it safe?

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

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.

Yes

Cloxide Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Cloxide

When consumed with certain foods, Cloxide may take longer to have an effect. Contact your doctor about this.

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Cloxide

Consumption of alcohol and Cloxide together may have severe effects on your health.

Severe

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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