Anxiety can be defined as an emotion characterized by stress, worry, and tension, worried thoughts which manifest physically as increased blood pressure, increased heart rate, palpitation etc. Since this is a word and a feeling we are all familiar with, it gets important to chart the difference between a normal feeling of anxiety and the disorder. The disorder requires medical intervention and is intensified and persistent, it often grows out of proportion when compared to the stressor, a person feels continuous apprehension and may get panic attacks frequently. To treat this medical health issue we have a drug called Librium which is widely used for the effective handling of anxiety.
Librium (Chlordiazepoxide) tablet is a widely accepted medication used for the effective management of mild to severe Anxiety. This drug is the most preferred choice of leading therapists and individuals suffering from anxiety. The drug is found effective in handling various types of anxiety such as obsessive-compulsive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety, anxiety due to alcohol withdrawal, pre-surgical anxiety and other phobias.
It contains Chlordiazepoxide as its active ingredient which acts by forming a complex with benzodiazepine-GABA receptor thus leading to hyperpolarization that result in cut down of the excessive excitation providing a calmer and tranquilized brain. Librium is a capsule dosage preparation available in 25 and Librium 10mg tablets of the dosing range. The preferred dose for the management of mild to moderate anxiety is 5 or 10 mg taken 3 to 4 times a day. The usual dose for severe anxiety is 20 or 25 mg, taken three to four times, an increased dose of 50 to 100 mg is taken for anxiety due to alcohol withdrawal. Some side effects of this drug are unsteadiness, tiredness, changeability, annoyance, bewilderment, and anxiety.