PTSD
info
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DISCLAIMER: This info is not official, it is for conversational purposes only. The info
comes from Google.
Call  your doctor or your pharmacist for info re medication.
Brand name

Librium
Type
Benzodiazepine
Generic name

Chlordiazepoxide
Target symptoms

Anxiety, nervousness, tension from anxiety
disorders. Also to reduce symptoms of
alcohol withdrawal.
Contraindications

Pregnancy, breastfeeding, children, myesthenia
gravis, shock, coma. Don't take longer than a
month - risk of addiction.
Possible side effects (call doctor)

Allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; throat closing; swelling of lips, face,
Allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; throat closing; swelling of lips, face,
rash; hallucinations, severe confusion; vision changes,  drowsy, dizzy,  
tongue; or hives); sores in mouth or throat;  yellowing of skin or eyes;
urinating; vivid dreams; headache; dry mouth; decreased sex drive;
changes in behavior. Habit-forming.
Medication sometimes prescribed in the treatment of PTSD - Chlordiazepoxide