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Chlordiazepoxide-Clidinium is a combination drug used in the treatment of stomach cramps due to this drug. It should only be used under a doctor's prescription.

Chlordiazepoxide belongs to a sedative that works to affect chemical compounds in the brain, while clidinimun is a drug that has an antispasmodic effect that works in the digestive tract.

The combination of chlordiazepoxide-clidinium can reduce various complaints due to digestive tract disorders, such as stomach ulcers, intestinal inflammation ( enterocolitis ), and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Chlordiazepoxide-clidinium trademarks : Braxidin, Cliad, Clixid, Clidiaz, Librax, Melidox

What is Chlordiazepoxide-Clidinium

class Prescription drugs
Category Antispasmodic
Benefit Overcoming stomach cramps
Consumed by Mature
Chlordiazepoxide-clidinium for pregnant and lactating women Category D: There is positive evidence of a risk to the human fetus, but the benefits may outweigh the risks, for example in dealing with life-threatening situations.

Chlordiazepoxide-clidinium can be absorbed into breast milk, should not be used during breastfeeding.

Drug form Tablet

Precautions Before Taking Chlordiazepoxide-Clidinium

There are several things you should pay attention to before using chlordiazepoxide-clidinium, namely:

  • Tell your doctor about any history of allergies you have. Chlordiazepoxide-clidinium should not be given to patients who are allergic to this drug.
  • Tell your doctor if you have or have ever had an enlarged prostate gland , urinary disorders, glaucoma , liver disease, depression , kidney disease, alcoholism , or drug abuse .
  • Tell your doctor if you are taking certain supplements, herbal products, or medications, including opioids.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning a pregnancy.
  • See your doctor immediately if you experience a drug allergic reaction , overdose, or serious side effects after using chlordiazepoxide-clidinium.

Dosage and Rules for Use of Chlordiazepoxide-Clidinium

The dose of chlordiazepoxide-clidinium will be determined according to the patient's condition. However, in general for adults, the dose in the treatment of stomach ulcers , inflammation of the digestive tract, or irritable bowel syndrome is 1-2 tablets, 3-4 times a day.

How to Take Chlordiazepoxide-Clidinium Correctly

Always follow the doctor 's instructions and read the information on the drug packaging before taking chlordiazepoxide-clidinium.

Chlordiazepoxide-clidinium can be taken 30–60 minutes before meals, on an empty stomach, or at night before bed. Swallow the chlordiazepoxide-clidinium tablets whole with the help of a glass of water. Do not crush, split, or chew the medicine as this may affect its effectiveness.

Take chlordiazepoxide-clidinium regularly. Do not start or stop taking medication or increase or decrease the dose of medication without consulting your doctor first.

If you forget to take chlordiazepoxide-clidinium tablets, consume them as soon as you remember if the distance to the next consumption schedule is not too close. If it is close, ignore it and do not double the dose.

Store chlordiazepoxide-clidinium in a dry place, away from direct sunlight, and at room temperature. Keep this medicine out of reach of children.

Chlordiazepoxide-Clidinium Interactions with Other Drugs

The following are interaction effects that can occur when chlordiazepoxide-clidinium is used with other drugs:

  • Increased sedation effect which can be fatal if used with opioid class drugs, such as codeine
  • Increased levels of chlordiazepoxide when used with cimetidine

Chlordiazepoxide-Clidinium Side Effects and Hazards

There are several side effects that can appear after taking chlordiazepoxide-clidinium, including:

  • Dizziness or sleepiness
  • Weak or tired
  • Dry mouth
  • Blurred vision
  • Constipation
  • Nauseous
  • Bloated

Check with your doctor if these side effects don't improve or get worse. See your doctor right away if you have an allergic drug reaction or any of the following serious side effects:

  • Fainting or feeling like you're going to faint
  • Dry skin or difficulty sweating
  • Mental and mood disorders, such as depression
  • Difficulty urinating or decreased sex drive
  • Impaired liver function which can be characterized by symptoms such as dark urine, severe nausea or vomiting, jaundice , unusual tiredness
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