clidinium/chlordiazepoxide - oral, Librax
GENERIC NAME: CLIDINIUM/CHLORDIAZEPOXIDE - ORAL (klor-dye-azz-eh-POX-ide/klye-DIN-ee-um)
BRAND NAME(S): Librax
USES: This medication is a combination of 2 drugs, clidinium and chlordiazepoxide. Clidinium helps to reduce the symptoms of stomach and intestinal cramping. It works by slowing the natural movements of the gut and by relaxing the muscles in the stomach and intestines. Clidinium belongs to a class of drugs known as anticholinergics/antispasmodics. Chlordiazepoxide helps to reduce anxiety. It acts on the brain and nerves to produce a calming effect. It belongs to a class of drugs known as benzodiazepines.OTHER This section contains uses of this drug that are not listed in the approved professional labeling for the drug but that may be prescribed by your health care professional. Use this drug for a condition that is listed in this section only if it has been so prescribed by your health care professional.This drug may also be used to relieve the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome.
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