Chlordiazepoxide


Generic Medicine Info
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Acute pulmonary insufficiency, resp depression, patients with marked neuromuscular resp weakness; hypersensitivity to benzodiazepines; chronic psychosis; porphyria; pregnancy and lactation.
Special Precautions
Alcohol; sedation, dependence. Elderly and debilitated patients. Liver or kidney dysfunction. Avoid prolonged usage.
Adverse Reactions
Physical and psychological dependence; withdrawal syndrome; impairs psychomotor performance, aggression (in predisposed individuals esp in combination with alcohol); sedation; blood dyscrasias, jaundice, hepatic dysfunction.
Potentially Fatal: May rarely cause hypoplastic or haemolytic anaemia.
Drug Interactions
Cimetidine increases serum conc of chlordiazepoxide. Potentiates action of major neuroleptics.
CIMS Class
ATC Classification
N05BA02 - chlordiazepoxide ; Belongs to the class of benzodiazepine derivatives anxiolytics. Used in the management of anxiety, agitation or tension.
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