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Drug information on Librium (25mg) (Chlordiazepoxide) from AHPL

Librium (25mg)

Generic : Chlordiazepoxide
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Drug Name : Chlordiazepoxide

Chlordiazepoxide(H-Tran) generic Librium (25mg) is a sedative/hypnotic, prescribed for anxiety disorders and withdrawal symptoms due to alcoholism. It inhibits the action of nerves that are very active in certain diseases.
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Medical Condition(s) for which Librium (25mg) may be prescribed

Side effects of Librium (25mg)

   Most Common : Drowsiness, dizziness, tiredness, weakness, dry mouth, diarrhea, stomach upset and changes in appetite.

   Central Nervous System : Unsteadiness.

   Liver : Jaundice and liver dysfunction.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO- The recommended dose is 20 to 100mg.

How to use Librium (25mg)?

It comes as a capsule and tablet to take by mouth with or without food.

When is Librium (25mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with severe liver disease, psychosis, increased eye pressure, who are taking sodium oxybate and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Librium (25mg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with increased eye pressure, seizures, lung, heart or liver disease, suicidal thoughts, depression, respiratory problems, any allergy, who are taking other medications, children, during pregnancy and breast feeding.

• It may cause dizziness, drowsiness or blurred vision, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• Avoid alcohol consumption.

• Avoid smoking; otherwise it may decrease the drug effectiveness.

Other Precautions for Librium (25mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Librium (25mg)

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

Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

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