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Librax, Clindex, Chlordiazepoxide & Clidinium

Description

Librax is a combination of Librium (chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride) and Quarzan (clidinium bromide)

Librium is an anti-anxiety drug. Quarzan is an anticholinergic/spasmolytic.

Action

combo - benzodiazepam & anticholinergic

Indications

Chlordiazepoxide and clidinium are used together to treat GI-related problems such as enterocolitis, irritable bowel syndrome, and peptic ulcer disease.

Side Effects

Chlordiazepoxide
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,

Clidinium
Xerostomia, altered taste, nausea/vomiting, dysphagia, heartburn, constipation, ileus, urinary hesitancy, impotence, blurred vision, mydriasis, photophobia, palpitations, headache, flushing, nervousness, drowsiness, weakness, dizziness, confusion.

Drug-Vitamin-Herb Interactions


Negative interactions:

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

Sedative herbs: Kava, Valerian, Passionflower, Hops
Sedative herbs may cause excess sedation.


Positive interactions:

Melatonin
Melatonin may help handle withdrawal symptoms from benzodiazepines.

 

 

 

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