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I wanted to know is chlordiazepoxide/librium a good medication for alcohol withdrawal and the associated anxiety?
Check: With the doctor that first prescribed the Librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) and ask for their recommendations. ...Read more
What are some really good medications for irritable bowel syndrome. I live on the toilet and am always in so much pain. I'm on librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) but not working!
IBS: There are several things to be done for this problem. Many antispasmodics may help. Sometimes meds for reducing nervousness will help. Every case is different so best advice is to see a gastroenterologist who treats ibs and you may have to try several things to see which one helps. Hyoscyamine or Dicyclomine are for spasms. Buspirone may help the nervous stomach. ...Read more
I have both IBS and asthma and my medications are librax, (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) tryptopmer and budesonide transhaler. Is it ok if I consume whey protein for bodybuilding?
20: You consider using glutathione this would help out a lot. I use this on many of my patients. Do about 500mg. ...Read more
The kitchen sink: Suppose you mean from opiates/narcotics...Clonidine, ssri's, snri's, tca's, antiepileptics, antispasmodics, non-steroidals, non-bzd and rarely bzd sesative-hypnotics, atypical antipsychotics, vitamins and homeopathic remedies can all be tried. Some try low dose naltrexone. But medications alone are not the answer. Its a war, you send in all the branches. Medication is just one of them. ...Read more
What is the name of the anticholinergic component & the benzodiazpine component in the drug librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide)?
Do you know if amitriptyline hydrochloride is the same drug as limbitrol (chlordiazepoxide and amitriptyline) amitriptyline?
Which benzodiazepine drug is be most effective as a sleeping tablet, chlordiazepoxide or diazepam?
Neither is/are safe: Chlordiazepoxide (librium) has a half-life of 5-30hrs w/active metabolites staying in your system 3-200hrs! Diazepam (valium) has a half-life of 30-60hrs w/active metabolites staying in your system 30-100hrs. Neither are indicated (approved) for use in insomnia. All benzo & other non-benzo sedative-hypnotics are associated w/increase risk of injuries & even mortality. Http://bit. Ly/kbqlwd. ...Read more
My daughter has been on pres. Drugs for yrs. She was detoxed in a hospital. Now the rehab she is in giving giving her 80 mg librium. Is this ok to do?
HIGH DOSE: This is a very high dose of librium. Is this to detox off of something else and how long will she be in the rehab facility? She definitely cannot be discharged with this medication and not at this dosage. So the Librium can be used to detox off of alcohol, barbiturates, or another benzodiazepine. ...Read more
There are other drugs that can be used, but one would need your medical history and pharmacology history to make the changes.
this is something you should be discussing with your providing DR. ...Read more
Usually tolerated: Drowsiness is the most common side effect. Depending on dose, incoordination, confusion, rash, dizziness, constipation and fatigue may occur. There are rare, more serious side effects too. It's usually used for acute alcohol withdrawal and has a long and successful track record for preventing the serious side effects of that condition. Like all meds, it should be used in the lowest effective dose. ...Read more
Chlordiazepoxide was the first benzodiazepine synthesized and is marketed as Librium in the usa. Although fairly safe in appropriate doses, like all other medications there are potential side effects common to this class (xanax, ativan, (lorazepam) valium) which include:
altered sex drive
lack of muscle coordination. ...Read more
Absolutely: One should consider reduction or stopping the dose if fatigued, confused, or prone to losing control. ...Read more
Possible, unlikely: Benzodiazepines have very little lethal potential, particularly in healthy people. Large doses will cause people to sleep for prolonged periods of time, but do not depress respiration or gag reflex. In elderly or debilitated people, in those with severe lung or liver disease, and when combined with other CNS depressants (like alcohol, opiates) they can and do cause respiratory depression/death. ...Read more
Benzos: Both are not indicated for long-term use, due to development of tolerance & addictive potential. Discuss with your prescribing doctor other options. ...Read more
Librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide): It is aolder tranquilizer and antianxiety agent. ...Read more
Not Really: Take the medicine before meals. Caution: do not abruptly discontinue after prolonged use; taper dose gradually. You should see your family practice physician if you have specific questions. ...Read more
5-100mg, no: Choridiazepoxide (librium) is a very long acting benzodiazepine med. Total daily dose is from 5-100 mg divided into 2-3 doses/day. Used for alcohol withdrawal and anxiety. Clonazepam dose is 0.5-10 mg and it is used for anxiety, seizures, panic, and periodic limb movements. ...Read more
Please clarify: Before we answer that please tell us the real reason you want to take these pills. ...Read more
Two drs gave me these medicines can I take them together? Depokene200, citalopram, chlordiazepoxide, propranol and minasage.
An irrational drug: If this drug were to seek approval today, it would be refused. Combinations of antispasmodic drugs with tranquilizers and sedatives (including barbiturates) were very popular in the 60s and 70s. They are used mostly to treat irritable bowel syndrome. The best treatment starts with more fiber in diet, and then antispasmodic drugs. Tranquillizers are rarely indicated, and can cause dependency. ...Read more
It may be helpful...: Chlordiazepoxide and other calming medications are useful when taken prior to stressful situations. The caveat is that the medication was prescribed for you, and you are taking it according to your doctor's instructions so you don't experience undue sedation. You should also inform your dentist so that he may implement his treatment in a way that doesn't negatively interact with your medication. ...Read more
Fine: Assuming you are on a short course of steroids and take Librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) for underlying? Ibs, etc. There is no contraindication to taking both medications. Make sure you take the steroids with food and all medications as directed. To be extra safe, check with your local pharmacist where you got the meds, and the pharmacist will be able to definitively give you any issues with taking both. ...Read more