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Doctor insights on: Librax Clinidium Chlordiazepoxide

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Can librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) be taken prn?

Can librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) be taken prn?

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

Dr. Lance Longo
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Chlordiazepoxide (Definition)

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What are the uses of librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide)?

What are the uses of librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide)?

Librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide): It is aolder tranquilizer and antianxiety agent. ...Read more

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Lorazepam and librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide)?

Lorazepam and librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide)?

Both meds: Are in the class of benzodiazepines, but are used for very different things. Make sure you tell all of your doctors all of the medicines and supplements that you take. ...Read more

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Experiences with librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide)?

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

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Can I take librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) with steriod.

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

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Medication closest to replace librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide)?

Check: With the doctor that first prescribed the Librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) and ask for their recommendations. ...Read more

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20 or more tablets of librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) is fatal?

Why do you ask?: I am concerned about the reason that you might ask a question like this. If you or someone you know has taken this overdose, seek medical attention immediately. If you are feeling desperate, please ask another question, or contact a healthcare professional, mental health center, or telephone HotLine. I hope all will be well for you. ...Read more

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Anyone have bad experiences with librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide)?

What kind of bad?: Librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) is a very old (and in my opinion obsolete and irrational) drug, containing a tranquilizer (since the thought is people with irritable bowel symptoms are all anxious) and an antispasmodic. Both can cause significant side effects, including constipation, urinary retention, excessive sedation, slow heart rate, dizziness and lightheadedness. There are better treatments for IBS. ...Read more

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What is difference between librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) and mebeverine which one is powerful?

Not totally alike: Mebeverine and and Librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) are amooth muscle relaxers but Librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) comtains librium, a benzodiazepine tranquilizer. Librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) works better for very anxious patiens with ibs. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) overdose?

Librax overdose: Librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) is a controlled substance which can be used as a GI antispasmodic, antacid, & a sedative. An overdose is when an excessive or dangerous amount of a medication or substance is used. ...Read more

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Can I take generic version of librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) and Nexium at same time?

Can I take generic version of librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) and Nexium at same time?

Mixing meds: Would be helpful to know why you are taking these two medications. I strongly recommend you discuss this with your physician. ...Read more

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I take Nexium 1xday for 6 years and librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) 3xday for over a year. Is there any long term dangers to these meds? I get my usual 6 mo ck ups.

Meds: Every medicine has side effects and especially when used for long time chances are high. Why don't you stop them under doctors guidance and see if you really need them at this moment? ...Read more

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Taking librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) 2x/day. In past took Xanax before flying. Is it still safe to take Xanax before my flight if I'm still on the librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide)?

Taking librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) 2x/day. In past took Xanax before flying. Is it still safe to take Xanax before my flight if I'm still on the librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide)?

Librax, (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) Xanax: I understand your concern.

Librax contains a Chlordiazepoxide which is a Benzodiazepine

Xanax also is a Benzodiazepine
Either medication can be used for Anxiety about flying.
Both Medications combined can have side effects
Drowsiness

Confusion
and
Lack of coordination.
Please see a Psychiatrist for Assessment of Anxiety, and management including monitoring of medication and dosage ...Read more

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Can librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) cause heart problems?

Shouldn't: Shouldn't but should be used with caution if pre existing heart conditions exist. ...Read more

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Can Librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) help relieve symptoms of IBS-C?

Can Librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) help relieve symptoms of IBS-C?

It is often: Used for that purpose. Frankly, I would first, try different diets/foods to see which are better / worse and also consider amitryptiline. ...Read more

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Using low dose Librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) for IBS, works great. How can I prevent tolerance and needing more? Should I stop occasionally?

Using low dose Librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) for IBS, works great. How can I prevent tolerance and needing more? Should I stop occasionally?

Librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) IBS: Librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) is a combo drug- and it contains a benzodiazepine as well as an anti-spasmodic drug. It would be beneficial to avoid long term continual use of a benzodiazepine for IBS as it potentially can cause dependence. There are alternatives with the benzodiazepine ...Read more

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Is it ok if I continue taking fludac and librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) even after my IBS is gone to keep my weight in check? I gained 8 kg in 2 months after I stop taking dem

Work toward other: Methods to achieve and maintain a good BMI can be challenging, but you can find ones that are way, way healthier than a sedative and SSRI. If your IBS is better and you do not suffer moderate-severe depression and severe anxiety or insomnia - you don't need powerful, potentially dangerous drugs. Don't stop abruptly, but work w/ a provider to wean and find healthy ways to deal w/ weight. You can! ...Read more

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Can taking librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) with Xanax to sleep be an addiction?

Can taking librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) with Xanax to sleep be an addiction?

Probably not: What you are describing sounds more like a physical dependence. It could be an addiction if you are doing this avoid responsibility or withdraw from reality. In general, these types of meds lose their effectiveness fairly fast. Depending on the dose, you may suffer withdrawal symptoms as severe as seizures if your dosage is high. You should discuss with your doc-maybe an addiction doc if indicated. ...Read more

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Can I take Xanax if I'm already taking librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) and Zoloft?

Cautiously: Librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) and Xanax are both benzodiazepines. Consequently, you need to be cautious about respiratory depression. Please check with your pharmacist regarding potential interactions and dosing ...Read more

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Took prednisolone steroids and librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) at the same time and noticed bad side effects?

Took prednisolone steroids and librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) at the same time and noticed bad side effects?

Depends on reason: Both these meds have certaqin indications. The side effecgts you had are not clear form your message. With an evalaution there is a need to know what the diagnosis is and the indications for each medication. The "side effects" may be from your illnesses. This needs to be clear. Librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) is more habit forming and steroids need strict monitoring. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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