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LIBRIUM 25MG TAB

Country of origin: INDIA

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LIBRIUM 25MG TAB

Librium 25Mg tablet
Uses and Benefits
Uses and Benefits

Librium 25Mg tablet is used to treat mental depression associated with nervousness, tension and moderate to severe anxiety. The tablet helps many people to recover from depression by improving their mood, nerve conduction and relieving from nerve pain. It is also used to control agitation in alcohol withdrawal patients. Do not stop taking this medicine suddenly as it may cause withdrawal symptoms like aggressive behaviour, blurred vision, seizures. However, the uses mentioned here are not comprehensive, there may be other conditions for which the medication may be used upon your doctor’s discretion.

Composition

Composition

The active ingredient of Librium 25Mg tablet is Chlordiazepoxide 25Mg.

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Chlordiazepoxide is a benzodiazepine which works by increasing the action of a chemical messenger known as GABA by supressing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before using Librium 25Mg tablet:

  • Hypersensitivity to ingredients in the tablet and benzodiazepines
  • Acute pulmonary insufficiency
  • Porphyria
  • Respiratory depression
  • Marked neuromuscular respiratory weakness
  • Chronic psychosis
  • Pregnancy and lactation
  • Caution:
  • Renal and hepatic impairment
  • Alcoholism
  • Withdrawal symptoms
  • Sedation and drug dependence
  • Elderly and debilitated patients
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Librium 25Mg tablet. It is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Most of the side effects are generally mild and you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Dizziness
  • Loss of appetite
  • Menstrual irregularities
  • Skin rash
  • Sedation
  • Uncoordinated body movements
  • Fatigue
  • Restlessness
  • Loss of balance

Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

  • Changes in mood
  • Unsteadiness
  • Decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  • Blood dyscrasias
How to Use

How to Use

Take Librium 25Mg tablet as instructed by your doctor. Swallow the tablet whole with water, immediately after opening it from the strip. Do not break or crush or chew the tablet.
Avoid missing or forgetting the dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it’s almost time for your next dose, skip it and take it according to your normal schedule. Don’t swallow two doses at the same time which is dangerous to your health.
The tablet can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor. Take the tablet at the same time as it helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body.
Do not change the dose or stop taking the medicine before completion of the course or without consulting your doctor. Continue to use this drug until completion of the maximum amount suggested even though the symptoms disappear after the medicine has begun.

Overdosage

Avoid taking medicine more than the prescribed dosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions after taking the tablet, promptly seek medical attention. Depending on the dosage of Librium 25Mg tablet, symptoms vary in individuals, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Aggression
  • Jaundice
  • Withdrawal syndrome
  • Hepatic dysfunction
  • Haemolytic anaemia
  • Sedation
Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

Use this tablet only on the advice of medical practitioner. Dose adjustments or complete avoidance of the Librium 25Mg tablet may be required in the following conditions:

Kidney:

Caution is advised among people with kidney problems. Close monitoring of kidney function and adjustments of dose of the medicine may be needed based on the clinical condition of the patient. If you have any renal problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consuming this medicine.

Liver:

Caution is advised among people with liver problems. Dose adjustments of the tablet may be needed. If you have any hepatic problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consuming this medicine.

Pregnancy:

Librium 25Mg tablet is not recommended during pregnancy as it is known to cause harm to the fetus. However, in some life-threatening situations, doctors may rarely prescribe if the benefits are more than the potential risks. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.

Lactation:

The medicine is likely unsafe to use for nursing mothers. Limited human data suggests that the medication may pass into the breastmilk and harm the infant. Consult your doctor immediately if the baby shows signs of increased sleepiness, breathing problems or difficulty in breast feeding.

Alcohol:

Consumption of alcohol with this tablet is not recommended as it increases side effects such as confusion, dizziness, weakness, fainting, light headedness. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the tablet should be reported to your doctor immediately.

Driving:

The tablet may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, light headedness. Do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

Food:

Foods and beverages containing caffeine and grape fruit juice should be avoided.

Drug Interactions:

Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines which includes over-the-counter drugs, herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription. Alert your doctor if you are taking Librium 25Mg tablet with cimetidine, anti-hypertensives, cetirizine, opioids, topiramate.

Precautions
  • Do not use this tablet post the expiry date
  • Do not use this medication for durations longer than suggested by your doctor
  • Store at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius)
FDA Pregnancy Category

FDA Pregnancy Category

Category D: There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.


Drug Composition information
What is Chlordiazepoxide for:

This medication is a sedativehypnotic, prescribed for anxiety disorders and withdrawal symptoms due to alcoholism. It inhibits the action of nerves that are very active in certain diseases.

How does Chlordiazepoxide work:

Chlordiazepoxide calms the brain

How should Chlordiazepoxide be used:

PO- The recommended dose is 20 to 100mg. How it should be taken : It comes as a capsule and tablet to take by mouth with or without food.

Common side effects of Chlordiazepoxide :

Feeling lightheaded, sleepy, having blurred eyesight, or a change in thinking clearly. Avoid driving and doing other tasks or actions that call for you to be alert or have clear eyesight until you see how this drug affects you. Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. Dry mouth. Good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. See a dentist often. Feeling tired or weak. Change in balance

What do I do if I miss a dose

Use a missed dose as soon as you think about it. - If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Many times this drug is used on an as needed basis

What precautions should I take when taking Chlordiazepoxide :

If you have an allergy to chlordiazepoxide or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you are pregnant or may be pregnant. If you are breast-feeding.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Big change in balance. Change in thinking clearly and with logic. Feeling very tired or weak. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Chlordiazepoxide with other medicines:

Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store Chlordiazepoxide :

Store it at room temperature and away from light. Keep away from children.

Pregnancy Category

Category D : There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Therapeutic Classification

Anxiolytics, Hypnotics & Sedatives


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. What is the use of the Librium 25Mg tablet?

The tablet is used to treat mental depression associated with nervousness, tension and moderate to severe anxiety. The tablet helps many people to recover from depression by improving their mood, nerve conduction and relieving from nerve pain. It is also used to control agitation in alcohol withdrawal patients. Do not stop taking this medicine suddenly as it may cause withdrawal symptoms like aggressive behaviour, blurred vision, seizures.

Q2. What are the side effects of the Librium 25Mg tablet?

The tablet is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include dizziness, loss of appetite, drowsiness, skin rash, menstrual irregularities, sedation, uncoordinated body movements, fatigue, restlessness, loss of balance. Its use may also lead to extreme but uncommon side effects such as changes in mood, unsteadiness, decreased interest in sexual intercourse, blood dyscrasias.

Q3. Should we take Librium 25Mg tablet with food or without food?

The tablet can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor.

Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking the Librium 25Mg tablet?

If you ever had impaired kidney function, sever liver impairment or heart disease, let your doctor know before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. This medicine is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to ingredients in the tablet and benzodiazepines, acute pulmonary insufficiency, porphyria, respiratory depression, marked neuromuscular respiratory weakness, chronic psychosis, pregnancy and lactation. Caution is advised among patients with renal and hepatic impairment, alcoholism, withdrawal symptoms, sedation and drug dependence, elderly and debilitated patients.

Q5. Does Librium 25Mg tablet make you sleepy?

The tablet may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, difficulty in concentration, fatigue, light headedness. Do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

Q6. Is Librium 25Mg tablet harmful? What does an overdose of Librium 25Mg tablet lead to?

The tablet is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to aggression, jaundice, withdrawal syndrome, hepatic dysfunction, haemolytic anaemia, sedation.

Q7. Can I take Librium 25Mg tablet during pregnancy?

The tablet is not recommended during pregnancy as it is known to cause harm to the fetus. However, in some life-threatening situations, doctors may rarely prescribe if the benefits are more than the potential risks. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.

Q8. Can Librium 25Mg tablet be taken without a doctor’s prescription?

No, do not take the medicine without doctor’s prescription.

Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am on the Librium 25Mg tablet?

Consumption of alcohol with this medicine is not recommended as it increases side effects such as confusion, dizziness, weakness, fainting, light headedness. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the tablet should be reported to your doctor immediately.

Q10. How to store Librium 25Mg tablet?

Store the medicine at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Keep the tablet according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

Q11. If I have trouble swallowing Librium 25Mg tablet, can I mix it in water and drink it?

This tablet is designed to be swallowed with water. If you take them in a way they weren’t intended to be used, you could experience an overdose if the active constituent enters the blood stream too quickly. Alternatively, if it enters your body too slowly, it may never achieve a high enough concentration to be completely functional.

Q12. Can we give Librium 25Mg tablet to children?

This tablet is not recommended for children below 18 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of the Librium 25Mg tablet?

The amount of time required for this medicine to show its complete action in the body is 2-3 days.

Q14. How long does the effect of Librium 25Mg tablet last?

The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body for about 3-6 days.

Q15. Can we take Librium 25Mg tablet daily? If yes, how many tablets can we take everyday?

Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration. Most recommended dose is one tablet per day.

Q16. For how many days should I take the Librium 25Mg tablet?

The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.

Q17. When should I take Librium 25Mg tablet?

Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.

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