Chlordiazepoxide HCL and Clidinium Bromide is a combined medication used for the treatment of intestinal or stomach disorders like:
- Bowel infections
- Irritable bowel syndrome
This medication helps lessen the symptoms of stomach and intestinal cramping. This also produces a calming effect that helps reduce anxiety.
How does Chlordiazepoxide HCL and Clidinium Bromide work?
Clidinium Bromide works by slowing the natural movements of the gut. This also helps relaxes the muscles in the stomach and intestines. Chlordiazepoxide HCL acts on the brain and nerves to create a calming result. This medication also blocks the acid secretion of the gastrointestinal tract. It inhibits the actions of nerves that are very active in a certain disease.
Why use Chlordiazepoxide HCL and Clidinium Bromide?
Chlordiazepoxide HCL belongs to a class of drugs called benzodiazepines. Clidinium Bromide is a synthetic anticholinergics agent. This medication has a pronounced antispasmodic and antisecretory effect on the gastrointestinal tract. That it lessens stomach spasms and cramps. This combined medication has already approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Chlordiazepoxide HCL and Clidinium Bromide are supplied as capsules for oral use. Each capsule contains 5 mg of Chlordiazepoxide HCL and 2.5 mg of Clidinium Bromide.
How to use Chlordiazepoxide HCL and Clidinium Bromide?
This prescription is usually taken 3 to 4 times a day. You may take each dose at bedtime, 30 to 60 minutes before meals. Swallow the capsule as a whole with a full glass of water. Don’t forget to take the medicine at the same time every day.
The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to it. Older adults may start with a lower dose to decrease the risk of side effects. Do not take this medication more often or increase your dose without your doctor’s consent.
What are the side effects of Chlordiazepoxide HCL and Clidinium Bromide?
- Blurred vision
- Dry mouth or eyes
- Skin rash
- Irregular menstrual period
- Abdominal bloating
- Loss of coordination
- Decreased sweating
Warnings and Precautions
- Inform your doctor if you have any medical history or current medications (vitamins or herbal supplements).
- Tell your doctor if you have kidney or liver disease, urinary problems, or vision problems.
- Consult your doctor first if you are pregnant or breastfeeding women before using this medication.
- You should know that this medication may make you drowsy. Do not drive a car or operate machinery until you know how it affects you.
- Keep this at room temperature in a tightly closed container.