Clidinium is employed as an adjunct treatment of peptic ulcer; treatment of irritable bowel syndrome. Patients must not abruptly discontinue this medication after prolonged use; taper dose gradually.
Clidinium is a medication that reduces the secretions of certain acids in the body and helps to control conditions such as peptic ulcers that involve excessive stomach acid production.
You should take this medicine exactly as directed by your doctor or healthcare provider. It’s advised to take each dose with a full glass of water. This medication is recommended to be taken three or four times a day with food and at bedtime. You should store the medicine at room temperature and away from moisture and heat.
Symptoms of this medication overdose include headache, vomiting, nausea, dry mouth, blurred vision, difficulty swallowing, dilated pupils, hot, dry skin, seizures, dizziness, drowsiness, weak pulse, confusion, anxiety, and an irregular heartbeat. An allergic reaction might result in difficulty in breathing, swelling of your lips, tongue, or face, or hives.
Take as directed before meals; do not increase dose and do not discontinue without consulting prescriber first. Avoid alcohol and other CNS depressant medications (antihistamines, sleeping aids, antidepressants) unless approved by prescriber. Void before taking medication.
This drug may impair mental alertness (use caution when driving or engaging in tasks that require alertness until response to drug is known).
Report excessive and persistent anticholinergic effects (blurred vision, headache, flushing, tachycardia, nervousness, constipation, dizziness, insomnia, mental confusion or excitement, dry mouth, altered taste perception, dysphagia, palpitations, bradycardia, urinary hesitancy or retention, impotence, decreased sweating), or change in color of urine or stools.
This medication helps in treating the following problems in the human body:
Is It safe with alcohol?This medication may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This medication is unsafe to use during pregnancy
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?This medication is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
Does this affect kidney function?Caution should be exercised with impaired Renal function.
Does this affect liver function?There is no data available. Please consult a doctor before consuming the drug.
What is the onset of action?The time within which the effect of this medicine is initiated is yet to be identified.
How long is the duration of effect?The time duration for which this medicine will remain active is yet to be identified.
Are there any overdose instructions?Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
Are there any missed dose instructions?If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Below is the list of medicines, which contains Clidinium as ingredient
This medication is a drug that acts as an anticholinergic. The medication inhibits the muscarinic acetylcholine receptors on secretory glands, smooth muscles and on the central nervous system.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Alcohol
Interaction with Medicine
Interaction with Disease
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Clidinium- Drug Information Portal [Internet]. druginfo.nlm.nih.gov. 2019 [Cited 17 December 2019]. Available from:https://druginfo.nlm.nih.gov/drugportal/name/clidinium
Clidinium- DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2017 [Cited 17 December 2019]. Available from:https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00771
Clidinium bromide [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2018 [Cited 17 December 2019]. Available from:https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/clidinium_bromide
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