Librium Use Side Effect Details

Librium Use Side Effect Details

Librium is an addictive Benzodiazepine medication. Librium is used to treat anxiety disorders and alcohol withdrawal agitation symptoms.

The generic version of Librium is called Chlordiazepoxide.

Librium Use Side Effects

Below are a list of common side effects of Librium and generic versions when taken as prescribed.

  • Fatigue
  • Sleepiness
  • Upset Stomach
  • Constipation
  • Headache
  • Weakness
  • Fluid Retention Swelling
  • Dry Mouth
  • Appetite Changes
  • Sex Drive Changes

Librium Abuse Side Effects

Misuse and abuse of Librium can have harmful health related consequences such as:

  • Dizziness
  • Dry Mouth
  • Lethargy
  • Incoordination
  • Extreme Sleepiness
  • Slurry Speech
  • Changes in Appetite
  • Decrease in Reflexes
  • Decreased Blood Pressure

Librium Overdose Symptoms

A life threatening Librium overdose can occur when too much (an excessive amount) medication is taken. This includes taking Librium in combination with alcohol or when Librium is mixed with certain medications or illicit drugs. The overdose symptoms may include:

  • Coma
  • Death
  • Fainting
  • Weakness
  • Confusion
  • Dizziness
  • Extreme Drowsiness
  • Irregular Heartbeat
  • Slow and Difficult Breathing
  • Major Drop in Blood Pressure
  • Lips and Nails become Bluish in Color
  • Balance and Coordination Becomes Impaired

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