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Librium Information

Librium Benefits & Uses

Librium is used to treat the following -

Librium 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 Librium


Librium Side Effects

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

Librium Related Warnings

Is the use of Librium safe for pregnant women?

Librium can cause unwanted effects on pregnant women. If you experience any such side effects, stop taking Librium right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.


Is the use of Librium safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding may experience severe harmful effects after taking Librium. It should not be taken only under medical supervision.


What is the effect of Librium on the Kidneys?

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


What is the effect of Librium on the Liver?

Librium has very mild side effects on the [Organ].


What is the effect of Librium on the Heart?

Librium is rarely harmful for [Organ].


Severe Interaction of Librium with Other Drugs

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

Librium Contraindications

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

Is this Librium habit forming or addictive?

Yes, Librium 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, you should do not do anything that requires the brain to be active and alert after taking Librium.


Is it safe?

" Yes, Librium it is safe but take it after seeking your doctor's advice."

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, in many cases, taking Librium can help with mental disorders.


Librium Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Librium

Some foods when eaten with Librium can alter the onset of actions. Discuss this with your doctor.


Interaction between Alcohol and Librium

Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Librium as it can have severe side effects.


Librium से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल 9 months पहले

Can I take Librium without consulting a doctor?

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

No, Librium 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 6 months पहले

Does Librium make you sleepy?

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

Yes, Librium can make you sleepy because it crosses the blood-brain barrier (a membrane that prevents the drugs from entering into the brain). After entering into the brain this drug calms the brain by increasing the activity of inhibitory neurotransmitter gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) that results in drowsiness. It is the most common side effect of this medicine. Activities such as driving and operating heavy machinery should be avoided after taking this Librium to prevent accidents and injuries as it causes drowsiness.

सवाल 5 months पहले

Does Librium cause weight gain?

Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, MD, Internal Medicine

No, Librium does not cause weight gain. It has not been reported by the patients who are taking this drug. If you are experiencing unusual weight gain after taking this drug then it might be due to some other reason and you are advised to discuss it with your doctor.

सवाल over 1 year पहले

Can Librium cause withdrawal symptoms?

Dr. Gaurav MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Librium causes withdrawal symptoms when the drug is suddenly discontinued after long-term treatment. These withdrawal symptoms can include seizures, dysphoria (unease or dissatisfaction), vomiting, sweating, uncontrollable shaking of a part of your body, stomach or muscle cramps, anxiety, or difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Can Librium be used for anxiety?

Dr. Saurabh Dhamdhere MBBS, Orthopedics

Yes, Librium 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).

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  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 401-403