Chlordiazepoxide is in a group of drugs called benzodiazepines (ben-zoe-dye-AZE-eh-peens). Chlordiazepoxide affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced and cause anxiety. Chlordiazepoxide is used to treat anxiety disorders or alcohol withdrawal. Chlordiazepoxide may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Chlordiazepoxide is a benzodiazepine medication that treats anxiety disorders and alcohol withdrawal. It belongs to a class of drugs benzodiazepines, and it has brand names such as Libritabs, Librium, Multum, Novapan, Mesural, Risolid, Sonimen, Silibrin, Tropium and others. Chlordiazepoxide enhances the effects of GABA, a natural substance in the brain and the central nervous system thus producing a calming effect.
Chlordiazepoxide Hcl is commonly known as Librium found in benzodiazepines pharmacology drug class. It is mostly used to treat acute alcohol withdrawal and anxiety. Chlordiazepoxide Hcl is prescribed before a surgery to relieve fear and anxiety in most patients. Its therapeutic class is Antianxiety and its forms of dosage available include tablet and capsule.
Chlordiazepoxide Hcl works by interfering with the brain, and more specifically the central nervous system. The outcome is a calming effect thus alleviating the fear. Basically, Chlordiazepoxide Hcl enhances the effect GABA, which is a naturally occurring chemical in the human body. Avoid taking it with other drugs to avoid interactions and its side effects.