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Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium (Systemic)

Brand Names : Clinoxide, Clipoxide, Librax, Lidox, Lidoxide, Zebrax, Apo-Chlorax, Corium, Clindex

Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium | Before Using | Proper Use | Precautions | Side Effects

Proper Use of This Medicine

Take this medicine about 1/2 to 1 hour before meals unless otherwise directed by your doctor.

Take this medicine only as directed by your doctor . Do not take more of it, do not take it more often, and do not take it for a longer time than your doctor ordered. If too much is taken, it may become habit-forming.

Dosing - The dose of chlordiazepoxide and clidinium combination will be different for different people. Follow your doctor's orders or the directions on the label . The following information includes only the average doses of this combination medicine. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so.

  • For oral dosage form (capsules)
    • To relax the digestive system and to reduce stomach acid:
      • Adults - 1 or 2 capsules one to four times a day, thirty to sixty minutes before meals or food. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people usually will not take more than 8 capsules a day.
      • Children - Dose must be determined by your doctor.
      • Older adults - To start, 1 capsule two times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed.

Missed dose - If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double doses.

Storage - To store this medicine:

  • Keep out of the reach of children.
  • Store away from heat and direct light.
  • Do not store the capsule form of this medicine in the bathroom, near the kitchen sink, or in other damp places. Heat or moisture may cause the medicine to break down.
  • Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed. Be sure that any discarded medicine is out of the reach of children.

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