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Librium 10mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

15 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Chlordiazepoxide(10.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Librium tablet is used to treat anxiety, muscle spasm and to relieve symptoms of sudden alcohol withdrawal. It contains chlordiazepoxide as its active ingredient that belongs to a class of benzodiazep...
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    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
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Uses of Librium 10mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Severe anxiety
  • Muscle spasm
  • Alcohol withdrawal

Contraindications of Librium 10mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to any ingredient present in the Librium tablet or any other medicine belongs to a benzodiazepine class of medicines like diazepam, nitrazepam etc.
  • If you have any pre-existing medical conditions such as respiratory problems, sleeping disorders, liver problems, muscle weakness, brain or spinal ataxia (loss of full control of bodily movements), et...
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  • If you have any psychiatric problems (especially psychosis).
  • If you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy.

Side effects of Librium 10mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Drowsiness
  • Tiredness
  • Poor muscle coordination
  • Sedation
  • Dizziness
  • Confusional states
  • Disturbed coordination or balance
  • Speech disorder

Precautions and Warnings of Librium 10mg Strip Of 15 Tablets



Can I take the Librium 10 tablet during pregnancy?
This medicine is not recommended to take if you are a pregnant or pregnancy confirmed woman. It may cause damage to the foetus. It is recommended to consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Can I take the Librium 10 tablet while breastfeeding?
Component of this medicine pass into the breastmilk. Breastfeeding is not advised when you are taking this medicine. Breastfeeding women should take this medicine only if prescribed by your doctor.


Can I drive if I have consumed the Librium 10 tablet?
This medicine may make you feel drowsy. Hence, it is recommended to avoid activities that involve mental alertness like driving and operating machinery.


Can I consume alcohol with the Librium 10 tablet?
It is recommended to avoid consuming alcohol while in the treatment with this medicine as it may make you feel more drowsy. If you have a habit of drinking alcohol, consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are a pregnant or nursing woman.
  • You have a pre-existing medical condition such as lungs, liver or kidney disease.
  • You have recently suffered the loss of your family member.
  • You have a history of psychiatric problems.
  • You are addicted to alcohol or any medicine.
  • You notice any unusual signs and symptoms during the treatment.
  • This medicine relaxes the muscles, so the elderly patient should be more careful while waking up at night, as there might be chances of injury or hip fracture.

Mode of Action of Librium 10mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Librium tablet works by reducing the abnormal electrical activity in the brain. Thus, helps in relieving anxiety and also to control the excitement of withdrawal of alcohol.

Directions for Use of Librium 10mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Librium tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water.
  • You should try to consume this medicine at a fixed time as advised by your doctor for optimal results.

Interactions of Librium 10mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Librium tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a planned sur...
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  • Especially, if you are taking medicines for psychiatric problems, fits, medicines used for the breathing-related disorder, antibiotics, anti-Parkinson's medicines, pain killers, high blood pressure me...
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Storage and disposal of Librium 10mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Store this medicine in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Discard any unused, expired medicine properly. Do not flush the medicine.

Dosage of Librium 10mg Strip Of 15 Tablets


If you notice any signs or symptoms of an overdose, immediately contact your treating doctor or visit your nearby hospital. Always carry the package of the tablet along with you for easy assessment of...
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Missed a Dose

You should never miss a dose of this medicine and take the missed dose as soon as possible. Never take two doses to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details


Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Will Librium tablet make you feel drowsy?

A: Yes, this medicine will make you feel drowsy. Hence, it is recommended not to perform activities that need alertness of your brain. Also, do not drive or operate machinery.

Q: Can I stop taking the Librium tablet if I feel better?

A: No, do not stop or modify the dose before the prescribed duration, even if you feel better. As it may cause adverse effects.

Q: Is it a habit-forming medicine?

A: Yes, this medicine has the potential for drug addiction. Therefore it is highly recommended to take this medicine as per the doctor's prescribed dosage and duration.

Q: Can I suggest this medicine to my family member with a similar type of condition?

A: Never suggest this medicine to anyone, even if their condition is similar to yours. Only a qualified doctor should prescribe it.


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ContainsChlordiazepoxide(10.0 Mg)
UsesSevere anxiety, muscle spasm, de-addiction from acute alcohol
Side effectsSedation, dizziness, confusional states, disturbed coordination or balance
Last Updated on: 01 Sep 2021 | 03:31 PM (IST)
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