Chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride and clidinium bromide capsule
1. indications and usage
The FDA has classified this drug as 'possibly' effective for the following indications: For use as adjunctive bowel syndrome (irritable colon, spestic colon, mucous colitish) and acute enterocolltis. Final classification of the less-than-effective indications requires further investigation.
2. dosage and administration
An individualized dosage of Chlordiazepoxide Hydrochloride and Clidinium Bromide Capsules should be made to achieve the most beneficial results. The usual maintenence dose in one (1) or two (2) capsules, three (3) or four (4) times a day, administered before meals and at bedtime. Geriatric Dosing: Dosage should be irrited to the smallest effective amount to minimize CNS effect and to preclude the develpoment of ataxia, excessive seciation or confusion. The intial dose should not exceed two (2) Chlordiazpoxide Hydrochloride and Clidinium Bromide Capsules per day, to be increased gradually as needed and/or tolerated.
Chlordiazepoxide Hydrochloride and Clidinium Bromide Capsule is contraindicated in patients with glaucoma, prostatic hypertrophy and/or benign bladder neck obstruction. It is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to Chloriazepoxide hydrochloride and/or Clidnium bromide.
4. warnings and precautions
Chlordiazepoxide Hydrochloride and Clidinium Bromide Capsules may produce drowsiness and blurred vision. The patient should be warned about engaging in hazardous work or activities requiring mental alertness, such as operating a motor vehicle or other machinery. Use caution when prescribing Chlordiazepoxide Hydrochloride and Clidinium Bromide Capsules concurrently with psychotropic agents, especially those that include MAQ exhibitors and phenothiazines. Patients with impaired renal or hepatic function should be observed, along with patients being treated for anxiety or depression. Paradoxical reactions to Chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride, e.g., excitement, stimulation and acute rage, have been reported in psychiatric patients and should be considered during Chlordiazepoxide Hydrochloride and clidinium Bromide Capsule therapy.
5. adverse reactions
When chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride has been used alone, drowsiness, ataxia and confusion have been reported in some patients, particularly the elderly and debilitated. These effects can be avoided in almost all instances by adjsuting the dosage, and have occasionally been observed at the lower dosage ranges. In a few instances syncope has been reported. Also reported are isolated instances of skin eruptions, edema, nausea and constipation, extrapyramidal symptoms, minor menstrual irregularities, as well as increased and decreased libido. Such side effects have been infrequent and are generally controlled with reduction of dosage. Changes in EEG patterns have been observed in patients during and after chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride treatment. Blood dyscrasias, including agranulocytosia, jaundice and hepatic dysfunction have occasionally been reported during therapy with chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride. When chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride treatment is protracted, periodic blood counts and liver function tests are advisable. Typical of anticholinergic agents, adverse effects reported with use of Chlordiazepoxide Hydrochloride and Clidinium Bromide Capsules may include dry mouth, blurred vision, urinary hesitancy and constipation. Constipation has occured most often when combined with other spasmolytic agents and/or a restrictive, low residue diet. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report suspected side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
6. use in specific populations6.1 pregnancy
Several studies suggest an increased risk of congenital malformations associated with the use of minor tranquilizers (chlordiazepoxide, diazeparn and meprobamate) during the first trimester of pregnancy. Use during the first trimerster should almost always be avoided unless indicated by their prescribing physician. The possibility that a women of childbearing potential may be pregnant at the time of institution of therapy should be consideded. Patients should communicate with their physicians if they are pregant, become pregnant during therapy or intend to become pregnant.
6.2 nursing mothers
Lactation may be inhibited, as with all anticholnergic drugs. Patients should be advised to consider the importance of the drug against the known benefits for breastfeeding.
6.3 pediatric use
Safety and effectiveness in pediatric patients have not been established.
6.4 geriatric use
Elderly subjects may be particularly prone to experiencing drowsiness, ataxia and confusion while receiving Chlordiazepoxide Hydrochloride and Clidinium Bromide Capsule. These effects can usally be avoided with proper dosage adjustment, although they have occasionally been observed even at the lower dosage ranges. (see DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION.)
7. overdosage7.1 signs and symptoms7.2 treatment
The symptoms of overdosage of clidnium bromide are excessive dry mouth, blurred vision, urinary hesitancy and constipation, which are caused by antichollnergic actions.
Treatment: Chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride overdosage symptoms include drowsiness, confusion, coma and diminished reflexes. Call your doctor or local poison control center if oversdosage is suspected.
Chlordiazepoxide Hydrochloride and Clidinium Bromide Capsules is a single capsule formulation that includes the antianxiety action of chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride and the anticholinergic/spasmolytic effects of clidinium bromide. Chlordiazepoxide Hydrochloride and Clidinium Bromide Capsule contains 5 mg Chlordiazepoxide Hydrochloride and 2.5 mg clidinium bromide, along with lactose, pre-gelatinized starch, talc, titanium dioxide, and Black Ink SB-9041 (Shellac, Propylene Glycol, FDandC Blue #1 Aluminum Lake, FDandC Yellow #6 Aluminum Lake, FDandC Red #40 Aluminum Lake).
9. clinical pharmacology
Chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride is prescribed for the relief of anxiety and tension. It is indicated when anxiety, tension or apprehension are significant components of the clinical profile. Chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride is 7-chloro-2-methylamino-5-phenyl-3H-1, 4-benzodiazepine 4-oxide hydrochloride. A colorless, crystalline substance, it is soluble in water. It is unstable in solution and the powder must be protected from light. The molecular weight is 336.22. Clidinium Bromide is a synthetic anticholinergic agent that has antispasmodic and antisecretory effect on the gastrointestinal tract.
10. how supplied
Chlordiazepoxide Hydrochloride And Clidinium Bromide Capsules, NDC# 42192-336-01, is available as white capsules in bottles of 100. Each white capsule contains 5 mg chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride and 2.5 mg clidinium bromide. Manufactured by: Winder Laboratories, LLC Winder, GA 30680 USA Rev. 0411V1 Manufactured for: Acella Pharmaceuticals, LLC Alpharetta, GA 30004 USA.
11. information for patients
To ensure the safe and effective use of benzodlazeplnes, patients should be informed that because benzodiazepines may produce psychological and physical dependence, it is advisable that they consult with their physician before either increasing the dose or abruptly discontinuing this drug. All prescription substitutions and/or recommedations using this product shall be made subject to state and federal statutes as applicable. Please note: this is not an Orange Book product and has not been subjected to FDA therapeutic equivalency or other equivalency testing. No representation is made as to generic status or bioequivalency. Each person recommending a prescription substitution using this product shall make such recommendations based on each such person's professional opinion and knowledge, upon evaluating the active ingredients excipients, inactive ingredients and chemical information provided herein.
Ingredients and appearance - Product information
Chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride and clidinium bromide capsule- Chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride, clidinium bromide
|Product Type||HUMAN PRESCRIPTION DRUG LABEL||Item Code (Source)||NDC: 42192-336|
|Route of Administration||Oral|
|Chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride ( UNII: MFM6K1XWDK)( Chlordiazepoxide - UNII: 6RZ6XEZ3CR )||5 mgin 1|
|Clidinium bromide ( UNII: 91ZQW5JF1Z)( Clidinium - UNII: BO76JF850N )||2.5 mgin 1|
|Lactose||( UNII: J2B2A4N98G)|
|Talc||( UNII: 7SEV7J4R1U)|
|Titanium dioxide||( UNII: 15FIX9V2JP)|
|Shellac||( UNII: 46N107B71O)|
|Propylene glycol||( UNII: 6DC9Q167V3)|
|Fd&c blue no. 1||( UNII: H3R47K3TBD)|
|Fd&c yellow no. 6||( UNII: H77VEI93A8)|
|Fd&c red no. 40||( UNII: WZB9127XOA)|
|Marketing Category||Application Number or Monograph Citation||Territorial Authority||Marketing Start Date|
|unapproved drug other||USA|
Labeler - Acella Pharmaceuticals, LLC( 825380939)
|Acella Pharmaceuticals, LLC||825380939||manufacture( 42192-336)|
Package label.principal display panel
Chlordiazepoxide Hydrochloride and Clidinium Bromide Capsules Rx Only NDC# 42192-336-01
Package label.principal display panel
NDC 42192-336-01 Chlordiazepoxide Hydrochloride and Clidinium Bromide Capsules Each capsule contains: Chlordiazepoxide Hydrochloride, USP.....................................5 mg
Clidinium Bromide, USP........................................................2.5 mg
Rx Only 100 Capsules
Acella PHARMACEUTICALS, LLC
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SEE LABEL FOLDOUT FOR FULL PRESCRIBING INFORMATION. Tamper-evident seal under cap. Do not use if there is evidence of tampering. Store at 25 degree C (77 degree F); excursion permitted to 15 degree - 30 degree C (59 degree - 86 degree F). KEEP THIS AND ALL MEDICATIONS OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN. IN CASE OF ACCIDENTAL OVERDOSE, SEEK PROFESSIONAL ASSISTANCE OR CONTACT A POISON CONTROL CENTER IMMEDIATELY. PHARMACIST: Preserve and dispense in a tight light-resistant container as defined in the USP/NF. Manufactured by: Winder Laboratories, LLC Winder, GA 30680 USA Manufactured for: Acella Pharmaceuticals, LLC Alpharetta, GA 30004 USA. 3 42192 33601 8 NDC 42192-336-01 Chlordiazepoxide Hydrochloride and Clidinium Bromide Capsules Each capsule contains: Chlordiazepoxide Hydrochloride, USP.....................................5 mg Clidinium Bromide, USP........................................................2.5 mg Rx Only 100 Capsules Acella PHARMACEUTICALS, LLC