Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide - Drug Information

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General Information on Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide

Generic Name : Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide

Pronunciation : klor dye az e pox' ide - kli di' nee um

Latest prescription information about Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y51.3 | Therapeutic Classification : Anticholinergics

Trade Names/Brand Names of Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide

India : 

International : 

Clindex, Librax

Why is Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide Prescribed? (Indications)

This combination medication contains benzodiazepine and anticholinergic agents (antispasmodics), prescribed for ulcer and irritable bowel syndrome.  It helps to relieve stomach spasms and abdominal cramps.

When should Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with myasthenia gravis, increased eye pressure, urinary obstruction, intestinal obstruction, heart disease, acute bleeding, respiratory problem and hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category

A B C D X

Category D :

There is an evidence of fetal risk based on adverse reaction data, but potential benefits may allow the drug to be used in pregnant women despite risks.

What is the dosage of Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide?

Adult: PO- Per cap contains chlordiazepoxide 5 mg and clidinium 2.5 mg: 1-2 cap 3-4 times/day.

How should Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide be taken?

It comes as a tablet and capsule to take by mouth on an empty stomach.

What are the warnings and precautions for Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart disease, congestive heart failure, hernia, lung or breathing problems [COPD], nerve and muscle problems, prostate problems, high blood pressure, thyroid, kidney, heart, or liver disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breast feeding.
It may cause drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
Avoid alcohol consumption.
Monitor liver function and complete blood cell counts regularly while taking this medication.

What are the side effects of Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide?

   Most Common : Mouth dryness, blurring, hesitancy and urgency in urination, constipation, fever, heat stroke, fast heart rate and dilatation of pupils.
   Central Nervous System : Headache, nervousness, drowsiness and weakness.
   Miscellaneous : Nausea, aggression and mild skin rashes.

What are the other precautions for Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions of Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide?

Store it at room temperature and away from light. Keep away from children.

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