When and How to Take ItSome general considerations for when and how to take Librium include the following:
- The medication comes in capsule form. It is taken by mouth, usually two to four times daily.
- Librium can be taken with or without food. If the medication bothers your stomach, try taking it with food.
- You dosage should be taken at the same times each day to maintain an even level in your blood.
- For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed. Librium may cause serious problems if you take it in higher dosages or for a longer period of time than your healthcare provider recommends (see Librium Addiction).
Dosing InformationThe dose of Librium your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
- Your age
- The medical condition being treated
- Other medications you may be taking
- Other medical conditions you may have.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Librium Dosage for more information.)
Side Effects of LibriumAs with any medicine, side effects are possible with Librium. 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 include but are not limited to:
- Coordination problems
(Click Librium Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)