chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride and clidinium bromide (Librax) (cont.)

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PREGNANCY: Chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride/clidinium bromide is not recommended for use in pregnant women because it increases the risk of congenital malformations during the first trimester.

Nursing Mothers: Nursing Mothers: Chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride/clidinium bromide is present in breast milk and should not be used while breastfeeding.

SIDE EFFECTS:

  • Adverse reactions may include drowsiness, dizziness, and confusion. Nausea, constipation, and dry mouth may occur.
  • Urinary hesitancy or retention are seen, particularly in the elderly.
  • Skin eruptions and liver abnormalities are less common.
  • Avoid driving or operating machinery while taking chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride/clidinium bromide because it reduces mental alertness.

Reference: FDA Prescribing Information


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/19/2014


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