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Librax Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is chlordiazepoxide and clidinium (Librax)?
- What are the possible side effects of chlordiazepoxide and clidinium (Librax)?
- What is the most important information I should know about chlordiazepoxide and clidinium (Librax)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before taking chlordiazepoxide and clidinium (Librax)?
- How should I take chlordiazepoxide and clidinium (Librax)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Librax)?
- What happens if I overdose (Librax)?
- What should I avoid while taking chlordiazepoxide and clidinium? (Librax)?
- What other drugs will affect chlordiazepoxide and clidinium (Librax)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Librax)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the medicine at your next regularly scheduled time. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Librax)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine. An overdose of chlordiazepoxide can be fatal.
Overdose symptoms may include extreme drowsiness, dry mouth, blurred vision, confusion, muscle weakness, slow or shallow breathing, feeling light-headed, or fainting.
What should I avoid while taking chlordiazepoxide and clidinium? (Librax)?
Do not drink alcohol while taking chlordiazepoxide and clidinium. This medication can increase the effects of alcohol.
Chlordiazepoxide and clidinium can cause side effects that may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be awake and alert.
What other drugs will affect chlordiazepoxide and clidinium (Librax)?
Before taking chlordiazepoxide and clidinium, tell your doctor if you regularly use other medicines that make you sleepy (such as cold or allergy medicine, sedatives, narcotic pain medicine, sleeping pills, muscle relaxers, and medicine for seizures, depression, or anxiety). They can add to sleepiness caused by chlordiazepoxide and clidinium.
Before taking chlordiazepoxide and clidinium, tell your doctor if you are using any of the following drugs:
- a barbiturate such as amobarbital (Amytal), butabarbital (Butisol), mephobarbital (Mebaral), secobarbital (Seconal), or phenobarbital (Luminal, Solfoton);
- a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin);
- an MAO inhibitor such as isocarboxazid (Marplan), phenelzine (Nardil), rasagiline (Azilect), selegiline (Eldepryl, Emsam), or tranylcypromine (Parnate);
- medicines to treat psychiatric disorders, such as chlorpromazine (Thorazine), haloperidol (Haldol), pimozide (Orap), or thioridazine (Mellaril);
- narcotic medications such as butorphanol (Stadol), codeine, hydrocodone (Lortab, Vicodin), levorphanol (Levo-Dromoran), meperidine (Demerol), methadone (Dolophine, Methadose), morphine (Kadian, MS Contin, Oramorph), naloxone (Narcan), oxycodone (OxyContin), propoxyphene (Darvon, Darvocet); or
- antidepressants such as amitriptyline (Elavil, Etrafon), amoxapine (Ascendin), citalopram (Celexa), clomipramine (Anafranil), desipramine (Norpramin), doxepin (Sinequan), escitalopram (Lexapro), fluoxetine (Prozac, Sarafem), fluvoxamine (Luvox), imipramine (Janimine, Tofranil), nortriptyline (Pamelor), paroxetine (Paxil), protriptyline (Vivactil), sertraline (Zoloft), or trimipramine (Surmontil).
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with chlordiazepoxide and clidinium. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist has information about chlordiazepoxide and clidinium.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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