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Poxid Information

Poxid Benefits & Uses

Poxid is used to treat the following -

Poxid 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 Poxid


Poxid Side Effects

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

Poxid Related Warnings

Is the use of Poxid safe for pregnant women?

Poxid may cause moderate side effects during pregnancy. If you feel its harmful effects, then stop taking this drug immediately, and do not take Poxid again without your doctor's advice.


Is the use of Poxid safe during breastfeeding?

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


What is the effect of Poxid on the Kidneys?

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


What is the effect of Poxid on the Liver?

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


What is the effect of Poxid on the Heart?

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


Severe Interaction of Poxid with Other Drugs

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

Poxid Contraindications

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

Is this Poxid habit forming or addictive?

Yes, Poxid 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 Poxid, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery because you may feel sleepy.

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Is it safe?

Yes, but take Poxid only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

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


Poxid Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Poxid

Poxid may take longer to act if you eat some foods while taking it. Follow your doctor's advice on this.


Interaction between Alcohol and Poxid

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


Poxid से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल 10 months पहले

Can I take Poxid with alprazolam?

Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS, Internal Medicine

Yes, you can take Poxid 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 4 months पहले

Does Poxid cause weight gain?

Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, MD, Internal Medicine

No, Poxid 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 about 1 year पहले

What is Poxid?

Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, MD, Internal Medicine

Poxid 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. Poxid is also used to control agitation caused by alcohol withdrawal.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Does Poxid cause hair loss?

Dr. Rahul Poddar MBBS, DNB, MBBS, DNB, General Surgery

No, use of Poxid does not cause hair loss in the patients who are taking it. However, if you notice any unusual hair loss then consult it with your doctor.

सवाल 11 months पहले

Can Poxid be used for anxiety?

Dr. Saurabh Dhamdhere MBBS, Orthopedics

Yes, Poxid 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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  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