Chlordiazepoxide IP 10 mg Tablets



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Chlordiazepoxide helps with anxiety and when someone suddenly stops drinking alcohol. It also helps to calm people who are scared or worried before surgery. This medicine is a type of drug called benzodiazepines. It works on the brain and nerves to make you feel calm. It works by making a natural chemical in the body (GABA) stronger. Chlordiazepoxide is a type of medicine called benzodiazepine. It helps by making a chemical in the brain (GABA) work better. This chemical stops nerve cells in the brain from being too active.

How To Use Chlordiazepoxide 10 Mg Tablets?

  • Before you start taking chlordiazepoxide and every time you get more, read the Medication Guide from your pharmacist. 
  • Take this medicine by mouth as told by your doctor. The amount of medicine you should take depends on how old you are, your health problems, and how you respond to treatment.
  • If you take this medicine for a long time, it might also not work. Talk with your doctor if this medicine is not working as well as before.
  • While this medicine can be helpful for some, it can also lead to addiction for others. Using drugs or drinking too much can make the risk even higher. Make sure to take this medication just the way the doctor told you to so you don’t become addicted. 

Benefits Of Chlordiazepoxide 10 Mg Tablets

Chlordiazepoxide 10 mg tablets are a medicine in the benzodiazepine group. Here are some possible good things about taking Chlordiazepoxide 10 mg tablets:

Treatment Of Anxiety Disorders: Chlordiazepoxide is mainly used to help people with anxiety disorders. It helps by making a natural chemical in the body called GABA work better. This makes the brain and nerves calm down and reduces anxiety.

Relief Of Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms: Chlordiazepoxide can be used for a short time to help with symptoms when someone stops drinking alcohol. It can help make you feel better if you are feeling worried, restless, or shaky when you are trying to stop using something.

Preoperative Anxiety: Before surgery, some people feel very scared and worried. To help with this, the doctor may give them a medicine called chlordiazepoxide. It can help to make them feel less afraid and anxious. It can help make you feel calm and reduce anxiety before surgery.

Managing Agitation: Chlordiazepoxide can be used to calm someone down when they are feeling agitated because of alcohol withdrawal or other reasons. It can help you feel calm and less restless.

Proven effectiveness: Chlordiazepoxide has been studied a lot and shown to work well for managing anxiety and related symptoms. This medicine is safe and works well when taken as directed.

Side Effects Of Chlordiazepoxide 10 Mg Tablets

  • Sleepiness
  • Unsteadiness
  • Abnormality of voluntary movements
  • Balance disorder (loss of balance)
  • Confusion
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Sedation

Precautions Of Chlordiazepoxide 10 Mg Tablets

  • It’s really important for your doctor to check on you or your child regularly to make sure the medicine is working well. Blood tests may be necessary to make sure there are no bad side effects.
  • Taking this medicine while you are pregnant can hurt your baby before it is born. Use a good way to prevent getting pregnant. If you think you might be pregnant while taking the medicine, talk to your doctor as soon as possible.
  • This medicine might make some people, especially older people, feel sleepy, dizzy, and unsteady, or less awake than usual. Before you drive or use machines, make sure you know how this medicine affects you. It could be dangerous if you’re not alert or able to think or see well.
  • This medicine will make the effects of alcohol and other drugs that affect the brain stronger. CNS depressants are drugs that make your nervous system work slower, which can make you feel sleepy or less awake. Some examples of CNS depressants are medicine for allergies, sleep medicine, prescription pain medicine, medicine for seizures, muscle relaxants, and numbing medicine, including some used by dentists. This may last a few days after you stop the medicine. Before you use this medicine, ask your doctor if it’s okay to take any of the things listed above.
  • If you start thinking or acting in strange ways while taking chlordiazepoxide, tell your doctor about it. Some of the effects of this medicine are similar to those of drinking alcohol and behaving strangely. Other changes can be strange and intense, like feeling confused, more depressed, seeing or hearing 
  • things that aren’t real, thinking about hurting yourself or feeling very excited, jumpy, or easily upset.
  • Before you stop taking it, make sure to talk to your doctor. Your doctor might want you to slowly use less before you stop completely. This might stop your condition from getting worse and lower the chances of having withdrawal symptoms like seizures, stomach or muscle cramps, shaking, or strange behaviour.
  • This medicine should only be used for a short time, usually 7 to 10 days. If you don’t feel better or feel worse, see your doctor.

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Chlordiazepoxide IP 10 mg Tablets