Cebrum 5mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Nilanjan Chandra | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 11:18 am

Cebrum 5mg Tablet

Uses of Cebrum 5mg Tablet

Cebrum 5mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Anxiety, Alcohol Withdrawal

Side effects of Cebrum 5mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Cebrum 5mg Tablet are – Red Skin Rash, Pale Skin, Easy Bru Chills, Body Aches, Flu Symptoms, Sore Throat, Headache, Severe Blistering, Peeling, Loss of Appetite, Dark Urine, Easy Bruising or Bleeding, Weakness, Nausea, Stomach Pain, Fever, Clay-Colored Stools, Jaundice

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Cebrum 5mg Tablet

Do not use Cebrum 5mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Chlordiazepoxide

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Cebrum 5mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Cebrum 5mg Tablet works

Cebrum 5mg Tablet contains – Chlordiazepoxide

Chlordiazepoxide works by acting on receptors in the brain called GABA receptors. This causes the release of a neurotransmitter called GABA in the brain, GABA is a neurotransmitter that acts as a natural ‘nerve-calming’ agent.

Dosage of Cebrum 5mg Tablet

The dosage of Cebrum 5mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Cebrum 5mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Cebrum 5mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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Drug :- antacids: Altered rate of chlordiazepoxide absorption.

cimetidine, disulfiram, fluoxetine, isoniazid, ketoconazole, metoprolol, oral contraceptives, propoxyphene, propranolol, valproic acid: Increased blood chlordiazepoxide level.

CNS depressants: Increased CNS effects.

digoxin: Increased blood digoxin level and risk of digitalis toxicity.

levodopa: Decreased efficacy of levodopa's antiparkinsonian effects.

neuromuscular blockers: Potentiated, counteracted, or diminished effects of neuromuscular blockers.

phenytoin: Possibly increased phenytoin toxicity.

probenecid: Shortened onset of action or prolonged effect of chlordiazepoxide.

rifampin: Decreased chlordiazepoxide effect.

theophyllines: Antagonized sedative effects of chlordiazepoxide.

Activity :- alcohol use: Increased CNS effects.

About Reviewer

Dr. Nilanjan Chandra is a talented Psychiatrist, Psychotherapist, De-addiction specialist, and Sex Therapist with 10 years of experience. He's currently practicing as a Consultant Neuro-psychiatrist at Institute of Neurosciences, Kolkata. He completed his MBBS from Calcutta National Medical College in 2011 and MD from Government Medical College and New Civil Hospital, Surat in 2016.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.