Chlordiazepoxide is a sedative and hypnotic medication, which belongs to the class of drugs called benzodiazepines. It is commonly used to treat insomnia, anxiety disorder, and symptoms caused due to alcohol or drug withdrawal.
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My friend is frequently suffering from an ear pain. What could be the cause?
Query: Hello doctor, My friend is frequently suffering from an outer ear pain these days. She told me that since she tends to catch a cold, it might be due to that. I fixed an appointment with an ENT yesterday, but surprisingly he told that she does not have any issues with her ear, nose, and throat. It m... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your friend has been taking Franxit (Amitriptyline, Chlordiazepoxide) for how long? Any anti-depressant medication should not be abruptly stopped, and all somatic symptoms and even fatigue, headache, and nervous instability could be related to sudden withdrawal also.... Read Full »
I have loss of appetite, leg pain, and gastritis. Please help me.
Query: Hello doctor,I have many problems, mainly loss of appetite, leg pain, and gastritis. HIV and hepatitis A, B, and C are negative. Colonoscopy was normal. I am depressed. Please help me.Thank you. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I need the following details first to help you better: 1. How is your sleep? 2. Any associated headaches? 3. Any vomitings? 4. How is your stool? 5. What medicines have you tried? Revert with details for a better help. Thank you. Read Full »
How early can the initial symptoms of pregnancy start?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 28-year-old female. I have been having lower back pain and cramps for two days now, but my period is not due until a week and a half away. I have a regular 28-day cycle and I think I ovulated between the 18th and 23rd of this month. I have been having a little bit of upset stoma... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I suggest you get an ultrasound done to rule out any abnormality. If your cycles are 28 days, then you ovulate around the day-14 of your cycle and not day-18 because the second phase of the cycle always remains constant at 14 days. If you had unprotected sexual act, ... Read Full »
I have been taking tablet Amixide for the past 20 years, and I am experiencing sleeping problems now. Is prolonged use of tablet Amixide causing it?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 61 years old. I have been taking tablet Amixide at night for 20 years as advised by a psychiatrist. But now, I am facing sleep problems, including difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep. I am feeling anxious for this reason. I am also taking tablet Amlodac 0.5 mg in the mornin... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Tablet Amixide is a combination of Amitriptyline and Chlordiazepoxide. The drug is a good anti-anxiety drug. But since you have been taking this for a long most likely, you have developed tolerance to this drug. So if even on taking medicine, your anxiety and sleep pr... Read Full »
How to avoid getting bloated after every meal?
Query: Hello doctor,My problem started two months back when I suddenly had diarrhea. I took Flagyl for a week but all in vain. Then I visited a physician, he prescribed me Rifagut 400 thrice a day for seven days, Pantocid 20 twice a day for five days and probiotic twice a day for five days. I got relief i... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query as well as the investigations (attachment removed to protect patient identity). From your reports, you seem to be suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The condition responds to Rifaximin (Rifagut) for a short term. The long term trea... Read Full »
Does vomiting and nauseous feeling after having fast food indicate food poisoning?
Query: Hi doctor, I had some fast food from the last two days, and I am feeling nauseous. I even vomited once, after which, I felt little better. I am feeling a bit better now, but the vomiting tendency is still there. I am also burping a lot, which has the same taste of the fast food. I do not feel like e... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per your query, most likely, you have gastroenteritis. Gastroenteritis is inflammation of gastric mucosa. Most commonly, it is viral. Viral gastroenteritis usually limits itself to 7 to 10 days. But in your case, as it is already more than 10 days, I would advis... Read Full »
How do I cure the electric current-like sensation in the right side of my body?
Query: Hello doctor, I have been dealing with anxiety for almost a year now. I have also been having weird electric current type zapping, which is very uncomfortable and painful. They go through the whole right side of my body, sometimes coming and going for minutes. I think it is from my anxiety, and no... Read Full »
Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have been prescribed an anti-psychotic and anti-depressant as well as Chlordiazepoxide for your problem in the past.This type of presentation can be due to severe anxiety. But, before labeling anxiety as the cause, all the neurological causes like neuropathy has ... Read Full »
Kindly suggest some tests to diagnose IBS.
Query: Hi doctor, I have extreme upper abdominal pain or pressure feeling after eating. It causes nausea and vomiting within minutes after eating or drinking anything, including water sometimes. I have had several CAT scans, barium x-ray, two endoscopies, an EKG, a CAT scan of my brain and tons of blood w... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We are here to help you. After going through your query, it seems to me that you are suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) associated with acid reflux disease. Pain in the abdomen with normal investigations is a consistent feature of IBS, as is true in your case. ... Read Full »
My abdominal pain got worse after taking medicines. Why?
Query: Hi doctor, In the past ten days, I have a problem of sudden lower abdominal pain after eating and urgency to go to the bathroom. The stools are semi-solid and not loose motions. The abdominal pain gets resolved once I had a bowel movement. During these periods, I go to the bathroom five to six time... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We are here to help you. You seem to be suffering from acid peptic disease along with lower gastrointestinal tract infection. You have taken the right treatment. In such case, I prefer to give my patients a good combination like Normaxin RT (combination of Ranitidine, Di... Read Full »
What causes nausea, burping, and cramps in the upper groin area?
Query: Hello doctor, I had nausea a year and a half ago. At that time, I could not eat and was given IV therapy along with antacid. Immediately felt better and I left the ER. I had a colonoscopy about a year ago and it was fine. Doctor did not do any other test and said I had gastritis from alcohol. He ga... Read Full »
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