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Libral 12.5mg/5mg Tablet

Name: Libral 12.5mg/5mg Tablet
Manufacturer: Scorsis Laboratories
MRP: Rs. 129.93
Unit Price: Rs. 12.99
Package Price: Rs. 129.93 (Qty.: 10)
Package Form: strip
Medicine Form: tablet

What is Libral?

Libral is a medicine used for treatment of psychiatric disorders. It acts by altering the level of hormones and neurotransmitters which are responsible for maintaining the mood and emotions of a person.

Composition of Libral:

Each tablet of Libral is composed of 12.5 mg of Amitriptyline and 5 mg of Chlordiazepoxide. These drugs act through the medium of inactive ingredients which do not interfere with the therapeutic action of medicine.

What is Libral Used for?

Libral is used in case of the following disorders:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Symptoms of alcohol withdrawal

Libral may also be prescribed to patients for other disorders than those mentioned above.

Side Effects of Libral:

Libral is a strong psychotropic agent and may cause ill effects if consumed wrongly or without any medical indication. Some of the side effects of Libral have been mentioned below:

  • Increased desire to sleep
  • Dryness of mouth
  • Constipation
  • Difficulty in urination
  • Sudden lowering of blood pressure
  • Dizziness
  • Impairment of memory
  • Headache

Patients who feel the above mentioned or other symptoms of discomfort, should discontinue the medicine and consult with their doctor immediately.

Precautions for Libral Consumption:

Medicines used for treatment of psychiatric disorders should be consumed with great caution. Some important points to be considered while using Libral are mentioned below:

  • Alcohol is strictly prohibited for patients who are on a course of Libral, as drug action may be hampered.
  • People who experience dizziness or sleepiness after consuming the medicine should not drive vehicles after taking the tablet.
  • Pregnant ladies and breast feeding mothers should avoid taking Libral unless advised by the doctor.
  • Patients with cardiac disorders or more serious psychiatric health conditions should not consume this medicine.
  • Children below 18 years of age should not be given this medicine without consulting with a pediatrician.
  • Any unusual mood changes experienced after taking Libral should be informed to the doctor immediately.

Following the above mentioned instructions helps in avoiding unnecessary discomfort for patients who are on Libral. If patients have been provided with other instructions as well, those should be adhered to.

Libral Alternatives:

A list comprising of few drugs is mentioned below. These drugs have similar chemical composition to Libral and can be used as its substitute.

  • Amypres C Tablet
  • Amipox H Tablet
  • Triline Plus H Tablet

The above mentioned medicines can be used in place of Libral tablet only if the physician advises to do so. Patients should not change the medicine on their own.

Libral FAQs:

  • Which foods should not be eaten by patients who are on Libral?
    While there are no diet restrictions, patients who are on Libral should take care that they do not consume their medicine along with coffee, tea, chocolate based drinks or alcohol.

  • What is the ideal time to consume Libral?
    Doctors advise consuming Libral at night, since the drug tends to produce dizziness and sleepiness.