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Librax 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
Has anyone taken prednisolone steroids and librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) at the same time. Interaction side effects?
Dont worry: While each may have side effects, the usual side effects would not typically be additive. Watch for confusion. ...Read more
Stopped Librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) after 1 week on Dr's prescription for IBS but now feel depressed all the time, lost appetite, is it due to side effects of librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide)?
Yes,: Librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) contains a benzodiazepine, which is addicting. Stopping it will give you withdrawal symptoms. Your depressed feelings are due to withdrawal & not to clinical depression. Stay off it & you'll get better! Exercise & eat right (lots of fruits and veggies). Both help withdrawal as well as IBS. You may do even better off Librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide), with higher fiber in your diet. Take it slow though use Gas-x prn. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide): Side effects of Librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) include: blood dyscrasias, agranulocytosis, hepatic impairment, jaundice, withdrawal, heat stroke, toxic psychosis, anaphylactic runs, drowsiness, ataxia, confusion, dry mouth, blurred vision, urinary hesitancy, constipation, skin eruptions, edema, menstrual irregularities, nausea, altered libido and extra pyramidal symptoms. ...Read more
Why is my stomach hurting like contraction in middle of my stomach and on the sides I get sharp pains!my dr said intestenal spasms?Librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) did not work
Spasms: First off, tell your doctor the Librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) failed. Communication is very important in medicine. Next, there are a lot of unknowns. Blood in stool? Black stools? Consistency of stools. The number of stools a day? Testing done to confirm spastic colon. Most likely irritable bowell syndrome mixed. Meaning have loose stools to constipation. However, check back with your doc and get reevaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide): It is aolder tranquilizer and antianxiety agent. ...Read more
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
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
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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