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Libotryp Xl 25mg Tablet

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Libotryp Xl 25mg Tablet Description

Libotryp is a combination medication. This means that Libotryp is made of two medicines and is used to treat conditions such as depression coupled with anxiety. This medication helps in regulating moo...
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ContainsAmitriptyline(25.0 Mg),Chlordiazepoxide(10.0 Mg)
UsesTo treat depression and anxiety related to depression
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, confusion, drowsiness, fatigue, low sexual desire.
ClassificationANTI-DEPRESSANT
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Uses of Libotryp Xl 25mg Tablet

  • Treatment of Depression

Contraindications of Libotryp Xl 25mg Tablet

  • Some people may be hypersensitive or have an allergy towards medicines from the class of benzodiazepines or tricyclic antidepressant medicines including active ingredients like amitriptyline, chlordia...
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  • Patients should exercise caution if they are taking medications that belong to the monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI) class. These medications are used to treat depression. Patients can experience in...
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  • If you have a history of heart attacks in recent times or are recovering from it, the medication is not recommended for such cases.
  • If you are suffering from serious heart conditions or cardiovascular diseases that lead to an increase in QT interval. Taking Libotryp can increase the risk of worsening the condition.
  • If you have angle-closure glaucoma, a condition in which the iris of the eye bulges forward and narrows the drainage angle. Libotryp can worsen the condition.

Side effects of Libotryp Xl 25mg Tablet

  • Drowsiness
  • Dry mouth
  • Blurred vision
  • Excessive air or gas in the stomach
  • Constipation
  • Nasal congestion
  • Weight gain

Precautions and Warnings of Libotryp Xl 25mg Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Libotryp XL 25mg during pregnancy?
A:
Taking Libotryp XL 25mg during the course of pregnancy is not advised. Limited studies have shown the possibility of developing harmful effects when taking Libotryp on the developing baby. If needed, your health provider will weigh the benefits and risks of prescribing Libotryp to you and discuss the same with you.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Libotryp XL 25mg while breastfeeding?
A:
This medicine is not recommended for mothers who are breastfeeding. Limited data has indicated that it may pass in breast milk in small amounts. Talk to your physician before taking Libotryp if you are breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Libotryp XL 25mg?
A:
Libotryp 25mg tablets can cause side effects like dizziness and confusion that can hamper your capacity to drive. It can also cause blurred vision. That is why it is advised to wait for a few hours or avoid operating heavy machinery after taking Libotryp. In case you are experiencing side effects after taking Libotryp, do not drive until it passes.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Libotryp XL 25mg?
A:
Consuming alcohol with Libotryp 25mg is not advised. This may lead to an increase in the side effects of the medicine and result in severe dizziness, fatigue, stomach pain, nausea, fever etc.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • If you feel pressure in your eyes:
  • Glaucoma patients should be monitored while taking Libotryp XL 25mg.
  • Patients with glaucoma have an increased risk of developing adverse side effects.
  • You have Bipolar Disorder
  • Patients who have a history of bipolar disorder or are suffering from the condition should use the medication with extreme caution since it can lead to worsening of the condition. Talk to your doctor ...
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  • You have Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • This medication needs to be used with caution if there is a history of the enlarged prostate gland. Libotryp can cause the condition to worsen. Any unusual incident needs to report to the doctor on pr...
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  • Withdrawal Symptoms
  • Suddenly discontinuing the medication might increase the risk of experiencing adverse side effects in a patient. Especially, if the medicine has been used for a long time. It is recommended to taper t...
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  • Children:
  • Libotryp XL 25mg is not recommended in children below the age of 18 years.

Mode of Action of Libotryp Xl 25mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Libotryp is a combination medication that contains two chemical salts. The salts are called Amitriptyline and Chlordiazepoxide. These medicines are used to treat depression. Amitriptyline belongs to t...
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Directions for Use of Libotryp Xl 25mg Tablet

  • Take Libotryp as and when directed by your health provider.
  • Do not try to chew or break the tablet since that can reduce the efficacy of Libotryp.
  • You can take Libotryp before or after eating food.
  • You can swallow Libotryp as a whole with a glass of water.
  • Please take Libotryp at the same time every day. This will ensure that a constant level of medication is maintained in the blood. You can also set a daily reminder to avoid the chances of missing the ...
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  • Do not take Libotryp XL 25mg for more time than what is recommended by the doctor since Libotryp is mildly habit-forming.
  • Do not stop taking Libotryp without consulting your doctor.

Interactions of Libotryp Xl 25mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Ondansetron (prevents nausea and vomiting)
  • Opioids (painkillers such as Vicodin, morphine)
  • Antihypertensives (medications used to manage hypertension)
  • Phenylephrine (medication used as vasoconstrictor and nasal decongestant)
  • Fluoxetine (antidepressant)
  • Clozapine (antipsychotic medicine used to treat schizophrenia)
  • Linezolid (antibiotic to treat serious bacterial infections)
  • Cisapride (medication to treat heartburn in patients with gastroesophageal)

Interactions with food items

  • Food doesn’t influence the effect of Libotryp XL 25mg. Before using Libotryp XL 25mg talk to your health provider about any supplements or herbal drinks you are currently taking.

Storage and disposal of Libotryp Xl 25mg Tablet

It is advised to store Libotryp at room temperature. Keep Libotryp away from pets and children. You can keep the medicine in a locked cabinet to ensure the same. Store the Libotryp tablets in a cool a...
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Dosage of Libotryp Xl 25mg Tablet

Overdose

Taking too much Libotryp XL 25mg can be dangerous. Contact your nearest hospital or call your health provider for emergency treatment if there are any severe side effects.

Missed a Dose

If you forget to take a dose of Libotryp, do not worry. Read the information pamphlet given with the medication or ask your doctor about the same. Take the next dose of Libotryp XL 25mg as and when yo...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr Tanya Prasad

BDS, MDS in Orthodontics

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Libotryp XL 25mg be used in patients with kidney diseases?

A: Libotryp is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease when prescribed by a doctor who knows the patient's medical history. Dose adjustment can be done in patients with kidney disorders to suit a patient's clinical condition.

Q: Can Libotryp XL 25mg be used in patients with liver conditions?

A: Libotryp 25mg should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases. Your doctor can adjust the dosage depending on your clinical condition.

Q: Is Libotryp XL 25mg habit forming?

A: Limited data has shown that the medication can be mildly habit-forming when used for a long duration of time. The usage of the medication should not be stopped by the patient themself and the dosage should be tapered over time.
Product Details
Brand
LIBOTRYP XL
Expires on or After
01/10/2022
Last Updated on: 21 Feb 2022 | 10:58 AM (IST)

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