Disease Information for Chlordiazepoxide (Librium) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Rash
Drug induced Pseudodementia/Memory loss/Befuddled
Memory Loss in Elderly
Relaxed/tranquilized feeling
Short term memory loss
Staggering Gait
Stupor/poor reponse to stimulus
Unable to tandem walk/straight line
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Hyperprolactinemia
Diagnostic Test Results
Isotope Scan
Isotope/RAI uptake/quantitative high thyroid (I 123)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Drug induced Photosensitivity rash
Drug rash/Drug induced rash
Photosensitivity dermatitis
Phototoxicity
Porphyria, attack, acute intermittant
Sedation/torpor induced
Ataxia Disorder
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Benzodiazepine drug (example)
DRUG/Psychoactive/sedative drug (category)
DRUG/Teratogenic potential/effect (D plus )
DRUG/Tranquilizers/Anxiolytics (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
3H 1,4 Benzodiazepin 2 amine, 7 chloro N methyl 5 phenyl , 4 oxide, 3H 1,4 Benzodiazepin 2 amine, 7 chloro N methyl 5 phenyl, 4 oxide, 7 Chloro N methyl 5 phenyl 3H 1,4 benzodiazepin 2 amine 4 oxide, CHLORDIAZEPOXIDE, Chlordiazepoxide (product), Chlordiazepoxide (substance), CHLORDIAZEPOXIDE PREPARATION, methaminodiazepoxide, Brand name/Librax (Chlordiazopoxide-clidinium), Brand name/Librium (Chlordiazepoxide)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Dose 10 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 25 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 5 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose BID Medication
DRUG/Dose TID Medication
DRUG/Half-life relatively long
DRUG/Injectable medication (parenteral)
DRUG/Intolerance in elderly/caution
DRUG/Intramuscular injection RX
DRUG/Intravenous administraton RX
DRUG/IV requires lesser dose/Caution
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Benzodiazipine tranquilizer drug; oral and parenteral preparations; sedation and ataxia and withdrawal problems are usual

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