Chloridiazepide review

Chloridiazepide is used to treat persons who are distressed due to alcohol withdrawals, depression and mood condition and to relieve fear for patients before undergoing surgery. It works through the brain and nerves and produces a calming effect for the patient.

Chloridiazepide is a sedative or hypnotic medication distributed under the brand names Tropium, Novapam and Librium. It contains anxiolytic, amnestic and skeletal muscle relaxant. Chloridiazepide is prescribed to individuals suffering from mood condition or alcohol withdrawal syndrome.

Chloridiazepide is taken orally with the dosage determined by the physician, based on the patient's condition. Regular check ups are required to monitor the response of the patient to the medication to determine if there is a need to increase or decrease the dosage.

Take the medication according to the prescription and never take the medication longer than prescribed because it can cause an addiction to the medication. Your physician will typically decrease the dosage gradually before discontinuing the medication in order to prevent side effects.

Common side effects include nausea, drowsiness, dizziness, headache and blurred vision. Serious side effects include difficulty in walking, uncontrolled body movements, difficulty in urinating, tremor, increase sexual urge, decreased sexual drive, stomach ache, vomiting, acute pharyngitis, yellowish eyes and skin, mood changes and slurred speech. If you experience any of these side effects, seek immediate medical attention.

Before taking Chloridiazepide, tell your physician if you have other health problems such as lung disorders, heart problems, liver problems, kidney problems, blood disorder and if you have a history of drug or alcohol addiction.

Chloridiazepide may affect your vision and reflexes so do not engage in any activity that requires alertness such as extreme sports, using machines and driving a vehicle. Also avoid or limit your consumption of alcoholic beverages while taking this medication.

Elderly patients need to be cautious when taking this medication since they are more sensitive to the drowsiness effects of the medication.

Chloridiazepide should not be taken by pregnant women or nursing mothers, unless advised to do so by their physician. If you plan to become pregnant, you must discuss it with your physician.

There are some medications that may interact when taken with Chloridiazepide. These medications include antacids, anti-depressants, anti-seizure medications, sedatives, pain relievers, psychiatric medicines, muscle relaxants and tranquilizers. Inform your physician if you are taking any of these medications or any other medicines before taking Chloridiazepide.

The effectiveness of this medication significantly decreases for patients who are smoking. If you are a smoker or have stopped smoking recently, inform your physician. They will determine the proper dosage of this medication for you.

Chloridiazepide has the following structural formula:

Chemical structure of chloridiazepide

• Molecular formula of chloridiazepide is C16H14ClN3O
• Chemical IUPAC Name is 10-chloro-3-hydroxy-N-methyl-2-phenyl-3,6-diazabicyclo [5.4.0]undeca-1,6,8,10-tetraen-5-imine
• Molecular weight is 299.755 g/mol
Chloridiazepide available : 5mg capsules, 10mg capsules and 25mg capsules

Generic name: Chlordiazepoxide

Brand name(s): Abboxide, Balance, Chloradiazepoxide, Chlordiazachel, Chlordiazepoxid, Chlordiazepoxidum, Chloridazepoxide, Chloridiazepoxide, Chlorodiazepoxide, Chlozepid, Clopoxide, Clordiazepossido, Contol, Control, Decacil, Eden, Elenium, Helogaphen, Ifibrium, Kalmocaps, Librax, Librelease, Librinin, Libritabs, Librium, Limbitrol, Lygen, Menrium, Mesural, Mildmen, Multum, Napoton, Napton, Novo-Poxide, Psicosan, Radepur, Risolid, Silibrin, Tropium, Viopsicol

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