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Chlordiazepoxide / methscopolamine Side Effects

Applies to chlordiazepoxide/methscopolamine: oral capsule.


Dermatologic side effects have rarely included skin eruptions.[Ref]


Gastrointestinal side effects have included nausea, constipation, and dryness of the mouth.[Ref]


Genitourinary side effects have included minor menstrual irregularities and urinary hesitancy.[Ref]


Hematologic side effects have included blood dyscrasias, including agranulocytosis.[Ref]


Hepatic side effects have rarely included jaundice and hepatic dysfunction.[Ref]

Periodic blood counts and liver function tests are recommended when chlordiazepoxide treatment is prolonged.[Ref]


Ocular side effects have included blurring of vision.[Ref]

Nervous system

Nervous system side effects have included drowsiness and confusion. Changes in EEG patterns (low-voltage fast activity) has also been reported during and after chlordiazepoxide treatment. Rarely, syncope has been reported.[Ref]

The elderly and debilitated may be more susceptible to the side effects of chlordiazepoxide. Drowsiness, ataxia, and confusion have occasionally been reported at the lower dosage ranges.[Ref]


Other side effects have rarely included reports of increased and decreased libido.[Ref]

Edema has been reported during chlordiazepoxide therapy.[Ref]


1. (2004) "Product Information. Librax (chlordiazepoxide-methscopolamine)." Victory Pharma

Further information

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Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.