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In the US, Chlordiazepoxide (chlordiazepoxide systemic) is a member of the drug class benzodiazepines and is used to treat Alcohol Withdrawal, Anxiety, Burning Mouth Syndrome, Light Sedation, Opiate Withdrawal, Panic Disorder and Tardive Dyskinesia.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Anxiolytic agent

Benzodiazepine derivative

Agent for premedication

Muscle relaxant

Treatment of alcohol withdrawal symptoms

Chemical Name

3H-1,4-Benzodiazepin-2-amine, 7-chloro-N-metyl-5-phenyl-, 4-oxide

Foreign Names

  • Chlordiazepoxidum (Latin)
  • Chlordiazepoxid (German)
  • Chlordiazépoxide (French)
  • Clordiazepoxido (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Chlordiazepoxide (OS: JAN, BAN)
  • Chlordiazépoxide (OS: DCF)
  • Clordiazepossido (OS: DCIT)
  • Diazefonate (IS)
  • Dizepin (IS)
  • Droxol (IS)
  • Metaminodiazepoxide (IS)
  • Chlordiazepoxid (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Chlordiazepoxide (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, Ph. Eur. 8, USP 38)
  • Chlordiazépoxide (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Chlordiazepoxidum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Chlordiazepoxide Hydrochloride (OS: JAN, USAN, BANM)
  • CDP 10 (IS)
  • NSC 115748 (IS)
  • Ro 5-0690 (IS)
  • Chlordiazépoxide (chlorhydrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Chlordiazepoxide Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2016, USP 38)
  • Chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Chlordiazepoxidhydrochlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Chlordiazepoxidi hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Adjust
    Oriental, Taiwan
  • Aero-Gastrol (Chlordiazepoxide and Metoclopramide)
    Productos Farmaceuticos Medipharm, Chile
  • Amicon Forte (Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline)
    Mesmer, India
  • Amicon Plus (Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline)
    Mesmer, India
  • Amitrac-CZ (Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline)
    Minova, India
  • Amypres-C (Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline)
    Psycorem, India
  • Antalin (Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline)
    Laboratorio Saval, Chile
  • Antalin Forte (Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline)
    Laboratorio Saval, Chile
  • Anxitab (Chlordiazepoxide and Imipramine)
    Psycorem, India
  • Apo-Chlorax (Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide)
    Apotex, Singapore
  • Arpidox-CP (Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline)
    Intra, India
  • Axeptyl (Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline)
    Cheminter, Guatemala
  • Balance
    Maruishi Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Balance 10%
    Maruishi Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Balonmen
    Jen Sheng, Taiwan
  • Bipax (Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide)
    Mediphar, Lebanon
  • Bralix (Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide)
    Remedica, Cyprus
  • Braxidin (Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide)
    Sanbe, Indonesia
  • Chloordiazepoxide Accord
    Accord, Netherlands
  • Chloordiazepoxide CF
    Centrafarm, Netherlands
  • Chloordiazepoxide PCH
    Pharmachemie, Netherlands
  • Chloordiazepoxide Sandoz
    Sandoz, Netherlands
  • Chlordiazepoxide-Yimin Pharm
    Yimin, China
  • Cliad (Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide)
    Interbat, Indonesia
  • Clidox-M (Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide)
    Moraceae, India
  • Clixin (Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide)
    Royal, Taiwan
  • Cloact (Chlordiazepoxide and Trifluoperazine)
    Cadila, India
  • Clordiazepoxido Andromaco
    Laboratorios Andromaco, Chile
  • Cloxide (Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide)
    Eva, Egypt
  • Coloverin A (Chlordiazepoxide and Mebeverine)
    Chemi ph, Egypt
  • Contol
    Takeda Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Contol 1%
    Takeda Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Contol 10%
    Takeda Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Depoxil
    Intra, India
  • Diaztric-A (Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline)
    Cubit, India
  • Dibrex (Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide)
    Hikma, Egypt
  • Ebirax (Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide)
    East West, India
  • Ebrium
    East West, India
  • Elenium
    Polfa Tarchomin, Georgia; Polfa Tarchomin, Latvia; Polfa Tarchomin, Poland; Tarchomin, Hungary; Tarchominskie Zaklady Farmaceutyczne Polfa, Lithuania; Tarchorminskie Zaklady Farmacetyczne Polfa, Czech Republic
  • Emotrip (Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline)
    IPCA, India
  • Epirax (Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide)
    E.I.P.I.C.O., Romania
  • Eposal
    Galeno, Venezuela
  • Gastrolen (Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide)
    Chemopharma, Chile
  • Klidibrax (Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide)
    Sandoz, Indonesia
  • Klipaks (Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide)
    I.E. Ulagay, Turkey
  • Klopoxid Takeda
    Takeda Pharma, Denmark
  • Klotriptyl (Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline)
    Orion Pharma, Finland
  • Lerogin (Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide)
    Laboratorios Recalcine, Chile
  • Libmin
    Chin Teng, Taiwan
  • Libotryp (Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline)
    Wockhardt, India
  • Libotryp-DS (Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline)
    Wockhardt, India
  • Libotryp-XL (Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline)
    Wockhardt, India
  • Librax (Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide)
    A. Menarini, Hong Kong; A. Menarini, Thailand; AHPL, India; Chin Tien, Taiwan; ICN, Bahrain; ICN, Oman; ICN Switzerland, Egypt; Meda, Finland; Meda, France; Meda, Iceland; Meda, Italy; Meda, Portugal; Meda Pharm, Greece; MEDA Pharma, Switzerland; Pharmaco, South Africa; Steripharma, Tunisia; Transfarma Medica Indah, Indonesia; Valeant, Costa Rica; Valeant, Guatemala; Valeant, Honduras; Valeant, Lebanon; Valeant, Nicaragua; Valeant, Panama; Valeant, Peru; Valeant, El Salvador
  • Libraxin
    Laboratorios Raffo, Chile
  • Librium
    A. Menarini, Hong Kong; AHPL, India; ICN, Bahrain; MEDA Pharma, Germany; Pharmaco, South Africa; Pharmalink, Taiwan; Transfarma Medica Indah/Valeant, Indonesia
  • Librocol (Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide)
    Lagap, Switzerland
  • Libuse (Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide)
    Jen Sheng, Taiwan
  • Limbitrol (Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline)
    Crescent, India; Meda, Finland; MEDA Pharma, Switzerland; Pharmaco, South Africa; Valeant, Brazil; Valeant, United States
  • Limbitrol DS (Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline)
    Valeant, United States
  • Limbitrol-H (Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline)
    Crescent, India
  • Limbitryl (Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline)
    Meda, Italy
  • Limbival (Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline)
    Micro Synapse, India
  • Limbival Forte (Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline)
    Micro Synapse, India
  • Limbritol (Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline)
    Transfarma Medica Indah/Valeant, Indonesia
  • Litamin
    Christo, Hong Kong
  • Maxitrip-CZ (Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline)
    Invision, India
  • Menostress (Chlordiazepoxide and Estrogens, conjugated)
    Arrow, Brazil
  • Mitryp Forte (Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline)
    Baroda, India
  • Morelin (Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline)
    Laboratorio Chile, Chile
  • NO-REF (Chlordiazepoxide and Metoclopramide)
    Instituto Sanitas, Chile
  • Paxium
    Jaba, Portugal
  • Psicodex
    Pharmadex, Lebanon
  • Radepur
    Teva, Germany
  • Renagas (Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide)
    Fahrenheit, Indonesia
  • Risolid
    Actavis, Denmark; Actavis Group, Iceland
  • Ristryl (Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline)
    Dycine, India
  • Ristryl Forte (Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline)
    Dycine, India
  • Solibs (Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide)
    Crescent, India
  • Spasril (Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide)
    Ranbaxy, India
  • Tensoliv (Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide)
    Laboratorio Chile, Chile
  • Ulcedex (Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide)
    Pharmadex, Lebanon
  • Aero Itan (Chlordiazepoxide and Metoclopramide)
    Laboratorio Saval, Chile
  • Anaten
    Fu Yuan, Taiwan
  • Apo-Chlorax (Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide)
    Apotex, Canada
  • Apo-Chlordiazepoxide
    Apotex, Canada
  • Balamin
    Jen Sheng, Taiwan
  • Benpine
    Atlantic Lab, Thailand
  • Chlordiazepoxide
    Pfoshen, Taiwan
  • Chlordiazepoxide Kent
    Kent Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom
  • Clizep
    Century, Taiwan
  • Colinorm (Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide)
    Cheminter, Guatemala
  • Dertin
    Yung Chi, Taiwan
  • Diapatol (Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline)
    Teofarma, Italy
  • Diporax
    Johnson, Taiwan
  • Dipoxido
    Johnson, Taiwan
  • Honcalm
    Ying Yuan, Taiwan
  • Huberplex
    Teofarma, Spain
  • Lerogin (Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide)
    Pharmalab, Peru
  • Librax (Chlordiazepoxide and Clidinium Bromide)
    Valeant, United States; Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Canada
  • Librium
    Meda, Ireland; Meda, Italy; Meda, Malta; Meda Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom
  • Libuiu
    Ying Yuan, Taiwan
  • Libulin
    Yung Shin, Taiwan
  • Limbitryl (Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline)
    Meda, Italy
  • Livarium
    The Central, Taiwan
  • Liwaix
    Winston, Taiwan
  • Lomon
    Mu Tsu, Taiwan
  • Lumrin
    Shun Sheng, Taiwan
  • O.C.M.
    Gobbi-Novag, Argentina
  • Oasil
    Gap, Greece
  • Pinrijin
    Kojar, Taiwan
  • Profisin (Chlordiazepoxide and Dicycloverine)
    Instituto Sanitas, Chile
  • Psico Blocan (Chlordiazepoxide and Scopolamine)
    Estedi, Spain
  • Psicosedin
    Farmasa, Brazil
  • Ribrin
    Sinphar, Taiwan
  • Sedans (Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline)
    Ganassini, Italy
  • Spasmium (Chlordiazepoxide and Alverine)
    Ethica Industri Farmasi, Indonesia
  • Sugent
    Ming Ta, Taiwan
  • Sumincurda
    Chin Tien, Taiwan
  • Taee
    Johnson, Taiwan
  • Zunchin
    Daw Jih, Taiwan


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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