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TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET

Manufacturer

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Pack Of

10 TABLETS

In Stock

Prescription Required
Product Details

About TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET

TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET belongs to a class of drugs called 'antipsychotics' used to prevent and treat schizophrenia (a mental illness). Additionally, TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET may be used to anxiety and depression over a short period. Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that affects a person's ability to feel, think and behave clearly. Anxiety is a mental health disorder associated with fear, worry, and excessive nervousness that may interfere with daily activities. Depression is a mood disorder associated with symptoms such as sadness, unable to sleep properly, or enjoy life as you used to do.

TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET combination composed of two different medicines, namely, Trifluoperazine and Trihexyphenidyl. Trifluoperazine inhibits the dopamine (chemical messenger) receptors in the brain. Dopamine is involved in regulating mood, behavior, and emotions. Thereby, TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET helps in controlling psychotic illness, relieving depression, lighten the mood, and relieve anxiety symptoms such as fear and panic. On the other hand, Trihexyphenidyl is an anticholinergic agent that acts on the nervous system and corrects some of the chemical imbalances that cause some side effects such as shaking of hands and muscle spasms due to Trifluoperazine.

Take TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET as prescribed by your doctor. You are advised to take TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you based on your medical condition. Some people may experience nausea, constipation, dryness in the mouth, sedation, weight gain, orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), urinary retention, increased prolactin level in blood, dizziness, blurred vision, nervousness. Most of these side effects of TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.

If you are allergic to TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. Avoid taking TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET if you are pregnant, especially in the third trimester, as it may cause adverse effects in the baby such as breathing problems, muscle stiffness or weakness, shaking, etc. Please consult a doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET should be used with caution in elderly patients above 65 years, as there is an increased risk of adverse reactions. TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET should not be given to children as safety and effectiveness have not been established. Avoid consuming alcohol along with TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET as it could lead to increased drowsiness and dizziness. Keep your doctor informed about your medicines and health condition and rule out any side-effects.

Uses of TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET

Schizophrenia, Anxiety, Depression

Directions for Use

Take TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET with or without food as prescribed by your doctor. The tablet form of TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET can be swallowed as a whole with a glass of water. Do not break, crush or chew it. Based on your medical condition, your doctor will decide how long you need to take TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET

  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Dry mouth
  • Sedation
  • Weight gain
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Urinary retention
  • Increased prolactin level in the blood
  • Dizziness
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Excessive sweating
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Urine retention
  • Blurred vision
  • Nervousness

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

If you are allergic to TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. Avoid taking TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET if you are pregnant, especially in the third trimester, as it may cause adverse effects in the baby such as breathing problems, muscle stiffness or weakness, shaking, etc. Please consult a doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET should be used with caution in elderly patients above 65 years, as there is an increased risk of adverse reactions. Do not discontinue TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET on your own. Inform your doctor before taking TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET if you have glaucoma, prostate problems, urination problems, stomach ulcers, acidity, myasthenia gravis (muscle problems), tardive dyskinesia (involuntary facial movements), alcoholism, high blood pressure, heart, liver, or kidney problems. Talk to your doctor immediately if you experience hallucinations. TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET may make you sweat less, making you more likely to get heatstroke. Avoid doing things that may cause you to overheat, such as hard work or exercise in hot weather or using hot tubs. When the weather is hot, drink a lot of fluids and dress lightly. TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET may cause drowsiness and dizziness, do not drive unless you are alert. Avoid consuming alcohol along with TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET as it could lead to increased drowsiness and dizziness. 

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    Avoid consumption of alcohol with TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET as it may increase the risk of drowsiness and other adverse effects.

  • Pregnancy

    Consult Your Doctor

    TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET is not recommended for use during pregnancy, especially in the third trimesters as it may cause adverse effects in the baby. Please consult a doctor if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy.

  • Breast Feeding

    TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET may be unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult a doctor if you are breastfeeding.

  • Driving

    Consult Your Doctor

    TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET may cause dizziness, double vision or drowsiness in some people. Therefore, avoid driving if you feel drowsy, dizzy or experience any vision problems after taking TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET.

  • Liver

    Consult Your Doctor

    TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET is not recommended for patients suffering from Liver diseases/conditions. Please consult a doctor if you have any concerns regarding this.

  • Kidney

    Take TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET with caution, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required.

Other Information (TRI0030)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET contains Trifluoperazine and Trihexyphenidyl. Trifluoperazine is a typical antipsychotic which works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger (dopamine) in the brain that affects thoughts and mood. However, it may cause side effects such as involuntary movements (shaking of hands, muscle spasms). Trihexyphenidyl is used to treat and prevent side effects such as involuntary movements (shaking of hands, muscle spasms) caused by Trifluoperazine.

Dry mouth could be a side-effect of TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET. Limiting caffeine intake, avoiding smoking and mouthwashes containing alcohol, drinking water regularly, and chewing sugar-free gum/candy might help in stimulating saliva and thereby prevents drying of the mouth.

Antidepressants should be avoided while taking TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET as it might increase sedative effects. Consult your doctor before taking TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET if you are using depressants.

TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET can cause decreased sweating which results in rising in body temperature (hyperthermia). This serious side effect is greater in hot weather so it is advisable to drink plenty of water fluids, especially in summer. However, kidney patients should consult a doctor before drinking any fluid.

Hallucination is a medical condition in which the person may feel, hear or believe things that are not true, see things that are not there, feel unusually suspicious or confused. Trihexyphenidyl in TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET may cause hallucination in some cases if taken for a prolonged time. So, if you experience hallucinations while taking TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET, please talk to your doctor immediately.

TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET should be avoided by dementia (decline in memory, behaviour, thinking and ability to do daily activities) patients as it may increase the risk of severe adverse effects. Therefore, inform your doctor if you are suffering from dementia before taking TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET.

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Off. Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380 009., Gujarat, India

TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET

TRINICALM PLUS MG TABLET

MRP: 20.30

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10 Tablet in 1 Strip