What is Librium and what is it prescribed for?
Librium has been a proven medicine for treating anxiety disorders and alcohol withdrawal symptoms. Any person who gets sweaty palms, trembling hands, sleeping issue even in a normal situation can take this medicine and can live a relaxing life. Some of the doctors give this medicine to their patient who became tensed before going in the surgical room. Chlordiazepoxide is the important generic drug that is available by the brand name of Librium.
What is the working action of Librium?
Chlordiazepoxide is placed in the group of medicinal drugs namely benzodiazepines. It basically works on the brain and nerves (central nervous system) to give calming effects in the body. It does so by balancing the unbalanced chemicals so that person can live a normal life. The main aim of this medicinal component is to enhance the effects of certain natural chemicals present in the body like GABA.
What is the advised dose of Librium?
Librium is best prescribed in dosing strength of 10 mg that needs to be taken after talking with the doctor. Take this drug by oral route with an abundance of water. Patients dealing with mild to moderate anxiety disorders can ingest Librium 5mg or 10mg, three to four times in a day. Patients dealing with a severe anxiety disorder can ingest take Librium 20 mg or 25 mg, three to four times in a day. Patients getting nervous before going in the surgical room can take Librium 5 to 10 mg, three to four times in a day. Alcoholic persons who are facing trouble in leaving alcohol needs to take Librium 50 to 100 mg continuously until anxiety comes under control to the highest dose of 300 mg in a day.
What are the side effects that Librium may cause?
Common noxious effects of Librium are sleepiness, CNS depression, misperception, nausea, constipation, jaundice, and paradoxical enthusiasm.
What are the contra indicatory and cautionary measures of Librium?
- Librium is contraindicated to use in case of sensitivity to any component of it as it may cause unwanted side effects.
- Librium may make you sleepy, so better to avoid such works that need mental alertness.