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What side effects will alcohol have if taken with Chlordiazepoxide?

I was recently charged with a drink driving offence and I was several times over the limit. I hadn't drank much alcohol and wondered if Chlordiazepoxide would have affected my reading and also what effect it might have on the testing that I took when ...
by stephen in united kingdom, 11/23/2005

CHLORDIAZEPOXIDE/CLIDINIUM (Oral) (Capsule) Drug and Prescription Information


CHLORDIAZEPOXIDE/CLIDINIUM (Oral) (Capsule) Medication Classification




CHLORDIAZEPOXIDE/CLIDINIUM (Oral) (Capsule) is used for the Treatment

Chlordiazepoxide (klor-dye-az-e-POX-ide), Clidinium (kli-DI-nee-um) Treats ulcers and irritable bowel syndrome.


You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to it or if you have glaucoma or an enlarged prostate.

How Should You Use CHLORDIAZEPOXIDE/CLIDINIUM (Oral) (Capsule)


  • Your doctor will tell you how much medicine to take and how often.
  • Swallow the capsules whole; do not crush or chew. Take this medicine before meals.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • Take the missed dose as soon as possible.
  • If it is almost time for the next dose, wait until then to take your medicine and skip the missed dose.
  • You should not use two doses at the same time.

Proper CHLORDIAZEPOXIDE/CLIDINIUM (Oral) (Capsule) Storage

Store CHLORDIAZEPOXIDE/CLIDINIUM (Oral) (Capsule) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep CHLORDIAZEPOXIDE/CLIDINIUM (Oral) (Capsule) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using CHLORDIAZEPOXIDE/CLIDINIUM (Oral) (Capsule)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Avoid drinking alcohol.


  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Check with your doctor before taking this medicine if you have liver disease, glaucoma, enlarged prostate, difficult urination, myasthenia gravis, or other medical problems.
  • This medicine may cause dizziness and vision changes. If it does, avoid driving a car or operating machinery.
  • While taking this medicine, avoid becoming overheated during exercise or hot weather; it can result in heat stroke.
  • Call your doctor if you develop a skin rash or severe sunburn when exposed to sun or ultraviolet lamps.
  • This medicine can be habit-forming. You should not use more than the prescribed amount or for longer periods than your doctor has ordered.
  • If you have taken this medicine for a long time or in large doses, do not stop taking it suddenly. You may need to take smaller and smaller doses before completely stopping this medicine.


Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Yellowing of eyes and skin
  • Eye pain with blurred vision
  • Fever or sore throat
  • Rash
  • Trouble breathing
  • Trembling or shakiness
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness or confusion
  • Headache
  • Decreased sweating
  • Nausea
  • Constipation


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