Amitriptyline, Chlordiazepoxide Oral Tablet 12.5-5Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Amitriptyline, Chlordiazepoxide: Oral tablet (12.5-5mg)

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Chlordiaz/Amitrip 5-12.5mg Tab
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: MYLAN  |  211

What is this Medicine?

AMITRIPTYLINE; CHLORDIAZEPOXIDE (a mee TRIP ti leen; klor dye az e POX ide) is an anti-depressant and a benzodiazepine. It is used to treat depression with anxiety.

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Chlordiazepoxide Hydrochloride/Amitriptyline Hydrochloride 5mg-12.5mg Tablet

NDC: 003780211
  • Prescription Required
  • Federally Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Anxiety, Depression

Storage Information
Avoid exposure to heat
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Chlordiazepoxide Hydrochloride/Amitriptyline Hydrochloride 5mg-12.5mg Tablet
Drug Image file DrugItem_1933.JPG
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: MYLAN  |  211
Shape: round
Color: green-yellow
Daily Life Interactions for Chlordiazepoxide Hydrochloride/Amitriptyline Hydrochloride 5mg-12.5mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Chlordiazepoxide Hydrochloride/Amitriptyline Hydrochloride 5mg-12.5mg Tablet(Amitriptyline Hydrochloride)
Alcohol and CNS Depressants(Amitriptyline Hydrochloride)
Avoid alcohol-containing drinks while taking this medicine. Using this drug along with alcohol can lead to serious side effects. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this drug affects you, and especially if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Major Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Chlordiazepoxide Hydrochloride/Amitriptyline Hydrochloride 5mg-12.5mg Tablet(Amitriptyline Hydrochloride)
Marijuana and Tricyclic antidepressants(Amitriptyline Hydrochloride)
Do not take Marijuana, Medical and Tricyclic Antidepressants together without talking to your health care provider. Taking these drugs together might increase the risk of high blood pressure or heart rate, nervousness, palpitations, problems with sleep, severe headache, or other side effects.
Major Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Chlordiazepoxide Hydrochloride/Amitriptyline Hydrochloride 5mg-12.5mg Tablet(Chlordiazepoxide Hydrochloride)
Marijuana and Benzodiazepines(Chlordiazepoxide Hydrochloride)
Avoid Marijuana, Medical while you are taking Benzodiazepines to reduce anxiety or to induce sleep or sedation. Using some of these drugs along with Marijuana can lead to serious side effects. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery if you are using Marijuana, Medical. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Tobacco and Chlordiazepoxide Hydrochloride/Amitriptyline Hydrochloride 5mg-12.5mg Tablet(Amitriptyline Hydrochloride)
Tobacco and Tricyclic antidepressants(Amitriptyline Hydrochloride)
Tobacco smoking may reduce the effectiveness of this drug in treating your condition. Tobacco smoke contains substances that speed the removal of this drug from the body, which in theory can make this drug less effective. Alternatively, if you take this drug and suddenly stop Tobacco smoking, you may experience drug-related side effects like confusion, constipation, dizziness, difficulty with urination, dry mouth and eyes or drowsiness. Make sure your prescriber is aware that you smoke Tobacco or if you plan to stop smoking.
Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Chlordiazepoxide Hydrochloride/Amitriptyline Hydrochloride 5mg-12.5mg Tablet(Chlordiazepoxide Hydrochloride)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Benzodiazepines(Chlordiazepoxide Hydrochloride)
Although an interaction is possible, these drugs are often used together. Benzodiazepines include drugs for anxiety or sleep, such as Ativan, Dalmane, Doral, Halcion, Klonopin, Librium, ProSom, Restoril, Serax, Tranxene, Valium, and Xanax. Caffeine may increase nervousness or sleeplessness. If you are taking a Benzodiazepine to help you sleep, avoid taking Caffeine and Caffeine-containing foods or beverages like colas, coffee, teas, or chocolates within several hours prior to bedtime.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

SECOND Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

THIRD Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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