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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

Librax (Definition)

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Librax--what would be a side effect?

Librax--what would be a side effect?

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

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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 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

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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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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

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Clinidium And Chlordiazepoxide (Definition)

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