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Drug Interactions With Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline

Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when chlordiazepoxide and amitriptyline is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Alcohol
Combining alcohol with chlordiazepoxide and amitriptyline can increase your risk of side effects, such as drowsiness, confusion, memory loss, or difficulty breathing. Serious side effects may also occur. It is best to avoid alcohol while taking the drug (see Limbitrol and Alcohol).
 
Anticholinergic Medications
Taking chlordiazepoxide and amitriptyline with anticholinergic medications may cause increased side effects. Talk to your healthcare provider before using these medications together, as your dosages may need to be reduced. Since some of these types of medicines are found in over-the-counter medications, do not treat yourself for the common cold, a cough, or allergies without first talking to your healthcare provider.
 
Antipsychotic Medications
Combining an antipsychotic medication with chlordiazepoxide and amitriptyline can increase your risk of side effects, such as drowsiness, confusion, memory loss, or difficulty breathing. Also, some antipsychotic medications can increase the level of chlordiazepoxide and amitriptyline in your blood. Serious side effects may also occur. Make sure to talk to your healthcare provider before taking chlordiazepoxide and amitriptyline with an antipsychotic medication.
 
Barbiturates
Taking a barbiturate with chlordiazepoxide and amitriptyline can increase your risk of side effects, such as drowsiness, confusion, memory loss, or difficulty breathing. Serious side effects may also occur. Make sure to talk to your healthcare provider before combining these two medications.
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