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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]


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

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


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

Nervous system

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]

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]


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

Edema has been reported during chlordiazepoxide therapy.[Ref]


1. "Product Information. Librax (chlordiazepoxide-methscopolamine)." Victory Pharma, San Diego, CA.

Some side effects of chlordiazepoxide / methscopolamine may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.

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