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Chlordiazepoxide, Libritabs, Librium, Limbitrol, Lipoxide, Mitran


Chlordiazepoxide is a benzodiazepine hypnotic drug that has sedative, anxiolytic and skeletal muscle relaxant properties.




anxiety, ethanol withdrawal,

Side Effects

akathisia, ataxia, blurred vision, confusion, constipation, drowsiness, dystonia, hypotension, injection site reaction, libido decrease, libido increase, menstrual irregularity, nausea/vomiting, oculogyric crisis, opisthotonus, physiological dependence, syncope, tremor, trismus, withdrawal,

Drug-Vitamin-Herb Interactions

Negative interactions:

Grapefruit juice
Grapefruit juice slows the breakdown of several drugs, including benzodiazepines.

Sedative herbs: Kava, Passionflower, Hops, Ashwagandha, Calendula, Catnip, LadyÕs Slipper, Lemon Balm, Sassafras, Skullcap, and Yerba mansa.
Sedative herbs may cause excess sedation when used with antipsychotic agents.

Positive interactions:

Melatonin may help handle withdrawal symptoms from benzodiazepines.




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