Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline
As with any medicine, side effects are possible with chlordiazepoxide and amitriptyline. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Common side effects of chlordiazepoxide and amitriptyline include but are not limited to:
(Click Side Effects of Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
Chlordiazepoxide and amitriptyline can potentially interact with several other medicines (see Drug Interactions With Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline).
You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking chlordiazepoxide and amitriptyline if you have:
- A recent history of heart attack
- Heart disease
- Difficulty passing urine
- An irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
- Kidney disease, including kidney failure (renal failure)
- Liver disease, including liver failure or cirrhosis
- A history of drug or alcohol abuse (see Limbitrol and Alcohol)
- Any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Limbitrol and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Limbitrol and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)