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Chlordiazepoxide / methscopolamine Side Effects

Applies to chlordiazepoxide / methscopolamine: oral capsule

Dermatologic

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

Gastrointestinal

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

Genitourinary

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

Hematologic

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

Hepatic

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

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

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

Edema has been reported during chlordiazepoxide therapy.[Ref]

References

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

Not all side effects for chlordiazepoxide / methscopolamine may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

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