Librium and Gastrointestinal haemorrhage - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Gastrointestinal haemorrhage is found among people who take Librium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Librium and have Gastrointestinal haemorrhage. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,205 people who have side effects when taking Librium from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Oct, 03, 2022

2,205 people reported to have side effects when taking Librium.
Among them, 39 people (1.77%) have Gastrointestinal haemorrhage.

What is Librium?

Librium has active ingredients of chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride. It is often used in stress and anxiety. eHealthMe is studying from 2,436 Librium users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Gastrointestinal haemorrhage?

Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract) is found to be associated with 2,487 drugs and 1,968 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Librium and Gastrointestinal haemorrhage reports submitted per year:

Could Librium cause Gastrointestinal haemorrhage?

Time on Librium when people have Gastrointestinal haemorrhage *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 100 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Gastrointestinal haemorrhage when taking Librium *:

  • female: 56.41 %
  • male: 43.59 %

Age of people who have Gastrointestinal haemorrhage when taking Librium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 2.56 %
  • 50-59: 10.26 %
  • 60+: 87.18 %

Common drugs people take besides Librium *:

  1. Prednisone: 11 people, 28.21%
  2. Zocor: 10 people, 25.64%
  3. Premarin: 10 people, 25.64%
  4. Fosamax: 10 people, 25.64%
  5. Zoloft: 9 people, 23.08%
  6. Lipitor: 9 people, 23.08%
  7. Lasix: 9 people, 23.08%
  8. Synthroid: 9 people, 23.08%
  9. Claritin: 8 people, 20.51%
  10. Flomax: 8 people, 20.51%

Common side effects people have besides Gastrointestinal haemorrhage *:

  1. Fall: 14 people, 35.90%
  2. Dizziness: 12 people, 30.77%
  3. Head Injury: 12 people, 30.77%
  4. Spinal Osteoarthritis (joint cartilage loss in spine): 11 people, 28.21%
  5. Cuts And Puncture Wounds: 11 people, 28.21%
  6. Diarrhea: 11 people, 28.21%
  7. Weight Decreased: 10 people, 25.64%
  8. High Blood Pressure: 10 people, 25.64%
  9. Lacunar Infarction (type of stroke): 10 people, 25.64%
  10. Memory Loss: 10 people, 25.64%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles): 13 people, 33.33%
  2. Wheezing (a high-pitched whistling sound made while you breath): 7 people, 17.95%
  3. Breathing Difficulty: 6 people, 15.38%
  4. Cardiac Disorder: 6 people, 15.38%
  5. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen): 6 people, 15.38%
  6. Neoplasm Malignant (cancer tumour): 6 people, 15.38%
  7. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 5 people, 12.82%
  8. High Blood Cholesterol: 5 people, 12.82%
  9. Thyroid Diseases: 3 people, 7.69%
  10. Depression: 3 people, 7.69%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Librium and have Gastrointestinal haemorrhage?

Check whether Gastrointestinal haemorrhage is associated with a drug or a condition

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride (the active ingredients of Librium) and Librium (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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