Treating anxiety is a tricky matter for most people as they do not want to become addicted to a medication or take it for so long that their body becomes tolerant to the effect and therefore is useless in controlling an anxiety attack.
However, there are certain types of drugs that can be taken for long periods of time to control anxiety levels and still not have the body become tolerant of the overall effects. Librax is one such drug that many people are taking for anxiety, but exactly how does it work.
What is Librax?
Librax is a combination of Clidinium Bromide and Librium. Clidinium Bromide is used mostly for digestive issues that helps the Librium become fully absorbed in the body. Librium is related to Xanax, although it is a far less potent version of that drug. While only about 20% as strong, Librium will actually last in the body far longer that Xanax which helps greatly in the treatment of anxiety.
It is true that Librium itself is actually quite good in the treatment of general anxiety that is of a low level in nature. Xanax on the other hand is much better for higher levels of anxiety that have a specific cause or reason. Xanax is very good against panic attacks and specific triggers that can raise your anxiety levels considerably.
The Long Lasting Effects of Librax
Unlike Benzos which is also used for anxiety, Librium and Xanax can be taken for long periods of time without incurring any toleration issues. This is because both drugs have multiple effects on the body which means that it will adjust to certain conditions and not others. In the case of Xanax, you will generally feel drowsy when first taking the drug. After the while, your body will overcome the drowsy feelings, but the effect it has on your anxiety levels remains intact. This is also true of Librium or Librax as well. This means that for most people they can take the drugs for many years without running the risk of over-toleration or addiction.
Of course, not everyone is immune to addiction and even Librax may run the risk for certain people. However, if you have no family history of addiction or have an addiction yourself, then it is most likely that you will not become addicted to Librax or Librium. Naturally, the doses that need to be taken should be in line with the anxiety level of the person. Taking very high doses over a long period of time may cause consequences that develop years down the line, but normal amounts do not carry that danger.
For those who have relatively low levels of anxiety that is constant, taking Librax is an excellent form of treatment that will keep the anxiety in check. For those who are not sure about any potential side effects or becoming addicted to Librax, they need to contact their doctor in order to get the right dosage and assurances about the overall effect of the drug itself.