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Medicine For Librium Allergy
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
I have had a sore throat for a month now and it won't go away. It is on one side and my equal Librium has been off as well. It isn't allergies ?
I have been given three shots of steroids for allergies and I am taking 5 mg of prednisolone a day. I have a serious stomach ache can I take a librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide)?
Stop prednisone: Prednisone is not to be used regular for allergic diseases on a routine basis. It can induce ulcer not to mention many other serious side effects when used regularly. You need to get another opinion re. Managing your allergies. If your problem is that severe so as to require prednisone, it's time to consult an allergist. ...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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm on a short course of librium for alcohol withdrawal. After that is there a medicine that can help with cravings?
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
Yes: 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
Cant say: Depends on how much sedatives you are currently using. ...Read more
May be subjective: You may find that 10mg Librium is not as effective as 10mg of valium since they are not equivalent. However, such medications are prescribed based on symptom relief which is subjective so it may be enough in some people. Talk to a psychiatrist to get an answer tailored to your specific situation. ...Read more
They are similar: Librium and Xanax (alprazolam) are both 'benzodiazepines' which are used to treat anxiety. Librium has a longer time to peak than Xanax (alprazolam), meaning Xanax (alprazolam) works quicker. Librium has a longer half-life which means it hangs around in your system longer. Most of the time Librium is used for alcohol or benzo withdrawal. Xanax (alprazolam) is usually used for acute anxiety. Both are addictive. ...Read more
Not recommended: If Librium is mixed with Marijuana, it can boost the relaxant and euphoric properties of marijuana. The mixture is a potential overdose on Librium attributed to its use in combination with other CNS depressant. Ask your prescribing physician for more information. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Late in the day: The combination may make you feel more drowsy and sedated. Because Vistaril stays in the system for awhile, the safest idea is that the 1st time you take these meds the same day, take them later when you won’t be required to do anything that requires coordination like driving / operating heavy machinery, which could pose a danger to others, to get a sense of how you react. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not by himself: If he is using Librium i hope it is being prescribed by a health professional knowledgeable with addiction and withdrawals. If he is getting it some other way this is dangerous, being on Librium too long will create its own addiction to librium. Other non addictive medications may be part of the plan but again doing it on his own is not recommended. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer