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.

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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...

Have some anxiety, on Librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) for IBS. Recently a course of ciprofloxacin after 4 days became very panicky, panic attack for no reason. Is it Cipro?

Cipro (ciprofloxacin) CNS effects. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is reported to have some CNS side effects incl "nervousness, agitation, insomnia, anxiety, nightmares or paranoia" as well as convulsions and some others (http://www.univgraph.com/bayer/inserts/ciprotab.pdf) so potentially this could be related. Best to contact the doctor who prescribed this for guidance about alternatives. Read more...

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

I wouldn't recommend. First let's make sure your symptoms are consistent w/constipation predominant irritable bowel syndrome. Check out http://goo.gl/vKZDLO, http://goo.gl/OCymLo & http://goo.gl/sbmSTC for symptoms & treatment options. While Librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) is approved as gastrointestinal antispasmodic, it contains a long-acting benzodiazepine, that is very addicting & can cause confusion, memory loss, etc. So I wouldn't recomm. Read more...
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...