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Chlordiazepoxide : Interaction with Alcohol


Interaction of Chlordiazepoxide with Alcohol - For your own safety It is important to understand and avoid the drug-food interaction and how to take the medication. Drug-food interaction can sometimes cause side effects and can even reduce the efficacy of the drug.
Chlordiazepoxide is a sedative/hypnotic, prescribed for anxiety disorders and withdrawal symptoms due to alcoholism.

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Chlordiazepoxide Interactions with Alcohol

Alcohol adds to the effect of chlordiazepoxide on the central nervous system resulting in excessive drowsiness and decreased motor skills.
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How to Take the Medication -

Chlordiazepoxide comes in the form of a capsule. It is usually taken four times a day with food or on an empty stomach. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. Do not double the dose at a time to make up the previous dose.
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