User Reviews for Chlordiazepoxide

Also known as: Libritabs, Librium, Mitran

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Review by Jimmy1983 (taken for less than 1 month):

For Panic Disorder: good

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July 25, 2014 11:04 PM

Review by Jimmy1983:

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10

For Anxiety: I have had these before and worked wonders for my anxiety. Recently I ran out of my usual benzodiazepine scripts early so I had to go to the ER and they gave me a 45 day supply which is cool because they only ever give maybe two days supply. But anyhow the Librium 25 mg still works great, I took two of them in the morning and was very impressed on how long it worked. Only had to take one more in the evening. And I have a VERY VERY High tolerance for benzo's.

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July 25, 2014 10:59 PM

Review by goodstart:

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10

Librium (chlordiazepoxide) for Alcohol Withdrawal: After years of hard drinking I woke up yesterday in the throws of death. Hands shaking so hard I couldn't type. Sweating. Spasms. Vomiting. Trouble breathing. I couldn't even walk my legs were like jello. Having had hallucinations and seizure in the past from withdrawals I had two options. Go get beer (not an option, I was having panic attacks), or go to the ER. I opted for the ER. They gave me Libruim and hour later and every symptom stopped in about 30 minutes. The doc gave me a prescription for a week, and sent me off my way. I figured I'd start the next day, however I found sleep that night impossible. I decided to take 2 Librium at 4am and slept for 7 hours. I'm not even sure how I can type right now.

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July 13, 2014 12:16 PM

Review by Silly bb (taken for less than 1 month):

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10

For Alcohol Withdrawal: Half bottle of vodka or bottle of wine a day for 20 years. Got worse when my husband died and ended up cutting my wrists on a binge. Started having fits/seizures about 8 weeks ago so decided to give up cold turkey. Biggest mistake ever as I couldn't understand why I kept having seizures. Started Librium as an inpatient along with IV thiamine. Got awful hallucinations to begin with but after that I can truthfully say I haven't felt this good physically and mentally for years. I self referred and the hospital were amazing. Please, please if you think you have a dependency then this medicine is the way to go. I truly believe it's not only saved my sanity but also potentially my life.

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June 5, 2014 7:12 PM

Review by Anonymous:

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10

Librium (chlordiazepoxide) for Anxiety: My doctor will not prescribe Xanax, Klonopin, or Ativan for anxiety, but he was comfortable giving me a script for Librium (chlordiazepoxide) 25mg capsules 4x a day for my anxiety. Worked well at the beginning, but like all benzo's, the efficacy wore off after about a month of use. Was great while it worked and it was very inexpensive! Tapered off then went back on it a few months later and it worked like a charm again! On and off usage for close to 5 years now.

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April 22, 2014 8:43 PM

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5.0

For Anxiety: nightmares

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April 9, 2014 9:31 PM

Review by acbdfeioI:

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10

For Alcohol Withdrawal: You do not have to live with the effects of alcohol withdrawal. The first step is admitting that you have a problem. Instead of getting help I would get drunk so the symptoms would go away but would wake up very early with the symptoms right back and have to do it all over again. I highly recommend chlordiazepoxide, it truly has changed my life. I no longer want to drink, no withdrawals, have energy and just have a positive outlook in life. Alcoholism will never leave you, so anyone reading this feeling like there is no hope please get help. This benzodiazepine really does work and it will change your life.

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March 19, 2014 11:46 PM

Review by Bottomline Drunk (taken for less than 1 month):

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9.0

Librium (chlordiazepoxide) for Alcohol Withdrawal: Went to the hospital due to the horrible effects of alcohol withdrawal. Misery was the state I was in. Shaking hands and cold sweats were just part of the problem. I was given Librium. Anyway, I felt as if the gates of Hell was lifted off of me. I almost instantly felt better. I was given 2 capsules (50 mg) every 6 hours on Day One and on the fourth and last day, 25mg every 8 hours. This medication was a life saver for me. It took all the miserable effects of alcohol withdrawal away as far as I'm concerned. I highly recommend this medicine for alcohol detox. The alternative is hours upon hours of Hell. You don't have to go through that. Take my word for it.

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February 16, 2014 7:23 PM

Review by Armagh, NI:

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10

Librium (chlordiazepoxide) for Alcohol Withdrawal: Had been drinking in excess of of 15-20 cans of beer a day, for as long as can remember, no appetite, losing weight and throwing up every morning. Went through DT's last year - horrendous - sweats, shakes, hallucinations, had Librium, but too little too late and fell off the wagon very quickly. Finally had enough and went to see my doctor with the support of my wife, have been on a reducing dose of Libruim for a week now and never felt better, eating well, sleeping well, not throwing up every day and feeling more positive than I have for a long time. Drinking flavoured water and feeling good, I am going to concentrate on getting fit. Thanks to family, friends and GP for help and support.

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February 12, 2014 1:30 PM

Review by Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month):

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10

For Alcohol Withdrawal: Our family doc prescribed this for my husband. He had tried to detox before with Klonopin and that just made him out of it... almost as if he was still drinking...couldn't drive, work, help with the kids, etc. He tried going cold turkey & that made him run back to the drink when the shakes and pain came back, but with Librium he was able to still function and go to work. He is now taking this along with Campral. If you can afford it the two work well together. (I think it is unfortunate that many doctors are not familiar with Campral & it is very expensive without insurance). Great for "at home" detox when you can't go to the hospital.

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January 13, 2014 11:30 AM

Review by Beer can bob:

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10

Librium (chlordiazepoxide) for Alcohol Withdrawal: Heavy drinker for 15 years decided to just stop on my own. Big mistake. All was well until day 3 on Xmas eve. I was rushed to hospital. Sky rocketed blood pressure rapid heart beat shaking at. 1:00 in the morning. Was given Librium and within the hour was feeling better along with an IV. They let me go home in the morning and gave me a prescription of 25 mg. Four 25 mg pills on day one, three on day 2, two on day 3 and one on day 4. Made me a little tired but not a withdrawal symptom to speak of. In AA now and doing well on week 3. Medication was excellent. Go to a Dr if your looking to stop drinking do not try it cold Turkey. There is really no need to.

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January 6, 2014 5:55 PM

Review by Mfntobes1:

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10

Librium (chlordiazepoxide) for Alcohol Withdrawal: This medicine is a miracle. I was a heavy drinker for most of my teen years (liter a day or more of whatever I could get my hands on). Went through one of the best inpatient treatments where they gave me Librium. Within minutes I was feeling like I was floating and loved it. Anything that took away the dreaded withdrawals was better than that feeling. It totally took away my depth perception but allowed me to finally eat, for the first time since my withdrawals kicked in. I was clean and sober for about 10 months then relapsed. The pain and withdrawals were just as bad as they were before. I went and got prescribed this medicine and detoxed at home. I was up walking around and functioning normal mins after taking it.

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January 5, 2014 9:44 AM

Review by DubbleM (taken for less than 1 month):

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10

Librium (chlordiazepoxide) for Alcohol Withdrawal: It's quite remarkable. It has eased both cravings and withdrawal.

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December 31, 2013 9:42 PM

Review by DubbleM (taken for less than 1 month):

Librium (chlordiazepoxide) for Alcohol Withdrawal: Was given Librium while in detox for a week and it was quite astonishing, very effective. But I think I may have been getting too much and could not walk much of the time. Rehabilitation eventually failed with a relapse to beer drinking in excess. Will try some Librium in moderation soon for a try at home.

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December 15, 2013 4:37 PM

Review by Deathsdoor:

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8.0

Librium (chlordiazepoxide) for Alcohol Withdrawal: My heart goes out to anybody who has or is going through the real horrendous side of drink, the sweats shakes delirium, there is help (chlordiazepoxide) it WILL help you if you really want to quit. Ps: the max (librium) dose is 25mg per day (5x5)mg

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November 8, 2013 11:07 PM

Review by DaveyButtons (taken for less than 1 month):

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10

Librium (chlordiazepoxide) for Alcohol Withdrawal: Its essential! As a doctor I know, You cannot withdraw from alcohol safely without it. It can and should be prescribed for use in domestic detox (UK regulations). A colleague prescribed this for me when I my symptoms worsened an I went home and spent four days thinking about my life. This medicine will save lives during detox, but you have to make it on your own from there. Plan your detox! Buy the right fresh food and vegetables. Take Vitamin B supplements to protect the brain. Tell the people you love about your problem, get them involved, stay away from other alcohol users and alcohol. One day at a time! I wrote in my bed room ceiling as many reasons to not drink as I could think of and that is still the first thing I see when I wake up.

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October 5, 2013 11:34 AM

Review by Anonymous (taken for 1 to 2 years):

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10

Librium (chlordiazepoxide) for Anxiety: ALOT of stress in my life, and didn't sleep at night. Always turned to alcohol to solve these problems. My doctor put me on Librium and I have been on it for just over a year now, and alcohol-free. I still worry about things, but they are easy to just let go, and I sleep every night, without waking up every hour stressing over something. One thing I will say, though, is that though it has taken the anxiety out of my life, it's like it has also taken away the joy, like ALL the color is gone, not just the darkness. I feel "comfortably numb" most of the time. Still, better than the way it used to be! I was prescribed 25mg 3 times per day, but I take 1 pill when I get up, split the 2nd into two 1/2 doses, then 1 pill an hr before bed.

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July 29, 2013 1:57 AM

Review by EMMM (taken for 1 to 6 months):

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10

For Anxiety: This medication was given to me for anxiety and it helped greatly. I was very satisfied with the end results.

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June 30, 2013 5:56 PM

Review by Silly Suziwong!!!! (taken for less than 1 month):

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10

Librium (chlordiazepoxide) for Alcohol Withdrawal: I've been a heavy drinker for all my adult life, and a mother of 3. Ended up extremely depressed as just could not stop. Ended up in hospital as took overdose as just couldn't cope with the addiction anymore. 20 years of it. Glad I did it though as now am getting the help I so need. Started on Librium 4 days ago, and have a nurse visit me at home daily. It is working wonders for me. Still dry heave and slightly shake and sweat, the second night was awful as had awful dreams and was seeing stuff, but WOW now what a huge difference. Recommend it highly, its helping me and my family so so much. Just hope myself and all of the above keep up the good work! Good luck to you all.

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June 6, 2013 5:02 PM

Review by Nollzu:

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10

Librium (chlordiazepoxide) for Alcohol Withdrawal: Just had 1st 20mg...it's working!

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April 19, 2013 4:40 AM

Review by MrNeil:

Librium (chlordiazepoxide) for Alcohol Withdrawal: Been heavy drinker for nearly 30 years. On my 7th day of home detox using Librium. It works, is all I can say. Also take acamprosate 3 times daily to hep with cravings, they both work wonders. My skin is looking healthy, I feel healthier and am looking forward for the first time in years. I'm only 44, want to start enjoying life, seeing my kids/grandchildren grow up. Don't give up on yourself is my only message.

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March 24, 2013 8:02 PM

Review by tattoo junior:

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10

Librium (chlordiazepoxide) for Alcohol Withdrawal: 27 years old been drinking for 15 years. 3 cases of beer and 6 to 9 pints of hard liquor a day. Tried to quit on my own for months, kept relapsing from pain. Lost my family, now on Librium for two days and better than ever and will not go through this again. Feeling like death is not worth your children and a good woman.

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February 5, 2013 7:19 PM

Review by Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month):

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6.0

Librium (chlordiazepoxide) for Alcohol Withdrawal: My boyfriend is taking this for alcohol withdrawal. It works wonders for the withdrawal symptoms, but makes him a zombie. He is confused, unsteady on his feet and dizzy. He's been alcohol free for 3 days now and after tomorrow, I am going to take the pills away. Just my opinion.

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October 26, 2012 4:23 PM

Review by Anonymous:

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10

Librium (chlordiazepoxide) for Alcohol Withdrawal: A miracle for alcohol withdrawal. I was taken to the ER for hallucinating and was about to have a seizure after going cold turkey for 72 hours, BIG mistake. Librium completely fix it in a few mins. If you are a heavy drinker get this please. You only need to take it for a week and quitting is easy. It did make me drowsy but ALL the withdrawal symptoms were gone.

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September 21, 2012 2:56 AM

Review by Anonymous (taken for 2 to 5 years):

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10

Librium (chlordiazepoxide) for Anxiety: Only medicine that no side effects. Take as when required basis and have no issues.

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September 4, 2012 2:13 PM

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