Limbitrol

What is Limbitrol?

Chlordiazepoxide , is a sedative/hypnotic drug and benzodiazepine.

Chlordiazepoxide was the first benzodiazepine to be synthesized and the discovery of chlordiazepoxide was by pure chance. Chlordiazepoxide and other benzodiazepines were initially accepted with widespread public approval but were followed with widespread public disapproval and recommendations for more restrictive medical guidelines for its use.

Chlordiazepoxide has a medium to long half-life but its active metabolite has a very long half-life. The drug has amnestic, anticonvulsant, anxiolytic, hypnotic and skeletal muscle relaxant properties.

Questions and answers on "Limbitrol"


Hello,

I take Seroquel 50 mg. along with Ambien 10 mg and 3 or 4 Limbitrol DS tablets ( generic of course) and Seroquel does not put me to sleep. If I use Ambien l & 1/2 pills that will put me to sleep. Limbitrol keeps me sleeping fairly well and NO I do not have hangovers. Seroquel is an expensive drug for the doughnut hole. My doctor cannot believe I have no Hangovers. I have even drove to the Emergency Room at 3:00 AM after using Ambien and 4 Limbitrol. He keeps trying different pres. with the Ambien, nothing works except 1 & 1/2 pills of Ambien along with the Limbitrol usually 4 pills. Dr. P is a Phyic (sp) doctor and runs the Phyic Wards at 2 hospital. We know that he cannot write a scrip for 1 1/2 pills for Ambien BUT you might suggest another med that I can try. Of course, I would discuss with Dr. P.

Thank you for your time, Ruby Brown AZ

Question: I'm curious as to what is your take on this?

doctor1 MD

hi
thanks for using healthcare magic

I think, ur doctor is right. there is no need to increase the dose, because u r already on sufficient dose and on lot of medicine for sleep. More drugs u will take, u tolerance u will develop. With all these drugs, try to follow some steps like avoid coffee...

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Could there be some bad aftereffects after withdrawal from Limbitrol and what are they?

doctor1 MD

Hello XXXXXX,

I am Dr. Nsah and I am pleased to be able to help you with your query,

Limbitrol is drug made of two active ingredients: chlordiazepoxide and amitriptyline. Each of which are known to have withdrawal symptoms. Withdrawal symptoms, similar in character to those noted with...

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I have high blood pressure and depression. Limbitrol worked well for my depression, but when I started Blood Pressure Medication It blocked Limbitrol and I felt depressed. After many changes of BP medication, I am taking Micardis 80 MG. My blood pressure is 153/75 and needs a tweak. What other BP medication do not react with Limbitrol and cause depression. Also, I cannot take diurectics.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Change in either antihypertensive or antidepressant should be considered.

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Welcome to HCM.

I can understand your concerns.

Micardis usually donot interact with limbitrol.

In your case, where you are having drug interactions between limbitrol and micardis, I...

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What is the charge for the information?
Would want to know which High blood Pressure mediations do NOT work thru the brain. I have depression and many high blood pressure medications block my antidepressant (Limbitrol). I have been to the Doctor's and he asked me what Blood Pressure medication I would want to try.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Suggest Telmisartan for your BP

Detailed Answer:
Hi dear.Thanks for giving me an opportunity for addressing your query.

I am happy to hear that you enjoy good health.Almost all blood pressure medications invariably enter brain and regulate the blood pressure (acting on important...

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I am a femail 49yrs old, have diabetes 2 and hypertension, chronic asthma, chronic sinues, suffer from fibromyalgia , am a headached person. I am on medication including prednisone 20mg a day. I have been experiencing, lack of concentration, can t sleep (take limbitrol), tired, headaches, feeling loneliness , stress in general

doctor1 MD

Hello,

You are a Diabetic and Hypertensive.
You are suffering from Chronic asthma and Sinusitis.
Your are also suffering from Stress, Depression and insomnia.
You need regulation of your health and medication.
You Physical, mental and psychological health should be stabilized.
Prednisolone may...

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Dr. Praveen: My Doctor prescribed Telmisartan as you indicated that it would not interact or block my Antipressant Limbitrol and I am also on Diltiazem for HBP. I know that the dry mouth and eyes and hair shedding are from Diltiazem. My blood pressure is still around 160/70. Will these side effects go away? What do you suggest? My Doctor ask me what medications I want to try?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
I were to watch and then titrate dose

Detailed Answer:
Hi dear.Thanks for writing me back.

I am glad that you have been started on Telmisartan and you may not have any side effects.Would like to know how long you have been on Telmisartan?

Your systolic pressures are borderline...

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Hello! I m an engineering students... I dnt knw wat is happening to me nowadays... Many tyms I feel sooooo lost n I ll b lyk wat d hell have m I doin... I ll b happy smilin all d while but I rarely express myself... There were d days wen I wanted to end my life... I had no option left... None by my side
I used to cry whole nyt to sleep.. Jst pray pray pray n pray tat I ll pass through somehow... I had done no wrng but too lost trust of mny imp people... I used to beg thm to trust me... None heard me... I was all alone... Like a living dead body
I came through it... Somehow... I decided to lock myself in a room
I did it...
I used to go to coll... Back to room...
2 years... Wit no touch of outer world... None evr stood by me
I still stood strong... I made up my mind to fight things all alone...
There were also days wen I was literally treated lyk a dog... Literally...
I even used to get scared to b @ home.. My dad wud screw me jst coz his office tensions.. I wud get scared everytym I saw me in those days
. but actually I luv my dad n respect him to d XXXXXXX .. All were there but still I was alone...
I evn used to think d tym in coll would b infinity so tat I ll never go out... Tat was jst coz I never used to talk in coll... N I dint wanted to talk also
In pu my frnd went unwell... I cudnt share anything wit her... I had to swallow everything all alone...
I used to talk allot allot... I stopped talking... I stopped moving out... I never used to talk to anyone...
I often say I wanna go off somewhere... I really wanted to... I wud go off... But dunno wat stopped me... I stood by myself...
Evn in my engg I have faced much... All my health issues werent due to any external food or something... It was all due to my emotional stress.. Tats wat I really feel many tyms..
Evn doc had once warned me tat if d same thing(I had visited the doc coz I wasn't well) continues n he ll have to give tabs to suppress my mind
I cud to nothing.. All I wud do is sit n cry... Cry n cry... Tats all.
Things started goin worst...
I started forgetting things...
I started forgetting d path, d room no, my class, classmates...
Everything
I was evn stuck in road... Dint know how to go back to hostel for a while
Few my close frnds knew this... But none helped me...
In class they used to keep some small tests... I wud mug up everything n go n bcum blank wen I actually had to write anything on d paper...... I cud do nthng..
I wud again try n again it wud repeat
After tat things were not in my control... I started getting admitted every now n thn... Everytime I wud wry n depress the next day I wud get admitted to hospital
I had to go all alone to hospital all d tym(I used to stay in hostel)
.. I once tried to speak out wit my frnd n I dunno y I tried to spk out... But I cudnt... I became mum... Cudnt say anything...
I m now jst lyk some one who can create some jokes n laugh... Not smile wit pleasure...
I have lost my self
Completely
I dunno to talk... I dunno wat I m doin... All I jst feel is to sit n cry for years... Tats all
Evn now I feel like goin off somewhere... Wit no one to bother...
Now somehow I m stable... But its not small thing now... I jst feel lyk goin n I may go off.....
I jst dont wanna hurt anyone by harmin me or goin off somewhere
I dunno wat to do
Coz of all this I had slept off once... Was fed up... N I cudnt getI dnt knw wats happening to me nowadays... Many tyms I feel sooooo lost n I ll b lyk wat d hell have m I doin... I ll b happy smilin all d while but I rarely express myself.. U know it... There were d days wen I wanted to end my life... I had no option left... None by my side
I used to cry whole nyt to sleep.. Jst pray pray pray n pray tat I ll pass through somehow... I had done no wrng but too lost trust of mny imp people... I used to beg thm to trust me... None heard me Abi... I was all alone... Like a living dead body
I came through it... Somehow... I decided to lock myself in a room
I did it...
I used to go to coll... Back to room...
2 years... Wit no touch of outer world... None evr stood by me
I still stood strong... I made up my mind to fight things all alone...
There were also days wen I was literally treated lyk a dog... Literally...
I even used to get scared to b @ home... All were there but still I was alone...
I evn used to think d tym in coll would b infinity so tat I ll never go out... Tat was jst coz I never used to talk in coll... N I dint wanted to talk also
In pu my frnd went unwell... I cudnt share anything wit her... I had to swallow everything all alone...
I used to talk allot allot... I stopped talking... I stopped moving out... I never used to talk to anyone...
I often say I wanna go off somewhere... I really wanted to... I wud go off... But dunno wat stopped me... I stood by myself...
Evn in my engg I have faced much... All my health issues werent due to any external food or something... It was all due to my emotional stress
Evn doc had once warned me tat if d same thing continues he ll have to give tabs to suppress my mind
I cud to nothing.. All I wud do is sit n cry... Cry n cry... Tats all.
Things started goin worst...
I started forgetting things...
I started forgetting d path, d room no, my class, classmates...
Everything
I was evn stuck in road... Dint know how to go back to hostel for a while
Few my close frnds of coll knew this... But none helped me...
In class they used to keep some small tests... I wud by hrt everything n go n bcum blank... N forget everything... I cud nthng
I wud again try n again it wud repeat
After tat things were not in my control... I started getting admitted every now n thn... Everytime I wud wry n depress the next day I wud get admitted to hospital
I had to go all alone to hospital all d tym
Yest... I n Gowth were spkin something n I dunno y I tried to spk out... But I cudnt... I became mum... Cudnt say anything...
I m now jst lyk some one who can create some jokes n laugh... Not smile wit pleasure...
I have lost my self abi
Completely
I dunno to talk... I dunno wat I m doin... All I jst feel is to sit n cry for years... Tats all
Evn now I feel like goin off somewhere... Wit no one to bother...
Now somehow I m stable... But its not small thing now... I jst feel lyk goin n I may go off... Sometimes I do off it...
I jst dont wanna hurt anyone by harmin me or goin off somewhere
I dunno wat to do
Coz of all this I had slept off once... Was fed up... N I cudnt get up for 2 days...
I had slept off for 2 days wit no fud no water nthng
I had to take tabs for being awake... Doc had prescriped me sum tabs for tat..
I feel I m in depression.. M not sure... I tried goin through some tests on net... N result was rite... The result was u better consult a doc...
I dunno anything
I dunno wat to do now
I have no idea wat I m in now
I feel so numb sometime, actually many tyms.. I have been facing health issues coz of it.. May b since 5 years I m facing the health issues. One or d other thing ll b thr for sure.. I feel this is d cause.. Can u plz tel me wat I m supposed to do?!expecting a soon reply

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Possible Major Depressive Disorder.

Detailed Answer:
Hello, XXXXXXX

I can certainly understand your concerns.

I can empathize with your feelings.

As per your narrated history, you possibly seem to have Major Depressive Disorder.

Depression is pretty common in the society of people....

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doctor1 MD

Hello! I m an engineering students... I dnt knw wat is happening to me nowadays... Many tyms I feel sooooo lost n I ll b lyk wat d hell have m I doin... I ll b happy smilin all d while but I rarely express myself... There were d days wen I wanted...

doctor1 MD

I have high blood pressure and depression . Limbitrol worked well for my depression, but when I started Blood Pressure Medication It blocked Limbitrol and I felt depressed. After many changes of BP medication , I am taking Micardis 80 MG. My blood...

doctor1 MD

Dr. Praveen: My Doctor prescribed Telmisartan as you indicated that it would not interact or block my Antipressant Limbitrol and I am also on Diltiazem for HBP. I know that the dry mouth and eyes and hair shedding are from Diltiazem. My blood...

doctor1 MD

Hello, I take Seroquel 50 mg. along with Ambien 10 mg and 3 or 4 Limbitrol DS tablets ( generic of course) and Seroquel does not put me to sleep. If I use Ambien l & 1/2 pills that will put me to sleep. Limbitrol keeps me sleeping fairly well and NO I do not have hangovers. Seroquel is an expensive drug for the doughnut hole. My doctor cannot believe I have no Hangovers. I have even drove to the Emergency Room at 3:00 AM after using Ambien and 4 Limbitrol. He keeps trying different pres. with the Ambien, nothing works except 1 & 1/2 pills of Ambien along with the Limbitrol usually 4 pills. Dr. P is a Phyic (sp) doctor and runs the Phyic Wards at 2 hospital. We know that he cannot write a scrip for 1 1/2 pills for Ambien BUT you might suggest another med that I can try. Of course, I would discuss with Dr. P. Thank you for your time, Ruby Brown AZ Question: I m curious as to what is your take on this?

doctor1 MD

I am a femail 49yrs old, have diabetes 2 and hypertension, chronic asthma, chronic sinues, suffer from fibromyalgia , am a headached person. I am on medication including prednisone 20mg a day. I have been experiencing, lack of concentration, can t sleep (take limbitrol), tired, headaches, feeling loneliness , stress in general

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