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Relicalm Plus 5mg Tablet

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Medical Description

Relicalm Plus 5 mg/2 mg Tablet is used in schizophrenia treatment (a mental disorder in which a person develops unreal thoughts and behaviour). It is a combination of two medications. Relicalm Plus 5 ...
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Product Summary

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ContainsTrifluoperazine(5.0 Mg),Trihexyphenidyl / Benzhexol Hydrochloride(2.0 Mg)
UsesSchizophrenia, Anxiety
Side effectsNausea, Constipation, Dryness in mouth, Sedation, Weight gain, Urinary retention
ClassificationANTI-PSYCHOTICS
Check more medicines with composition as Trifluoperazine(5.0 Mg) + Trihexyphenidyl / Benzhexol Hydrochloride(2.0 Mg)

Uses of Relicalm Plus 5mg Tablet

  • As per CDSCO, it is used for
  • Schizophrenia & Anxiety

Contraindications of Relicalm Plus 5mg Tablet

  • In Allergy
  • Patients who have a known allergy to trifluoperazine, trihexyphenidyl, or any other inactive substances in the formulation should not take this medication
  • In CNS Depression
  • Because of the increased risk of the patient's condition worsening. This medicine is not advised in patients with severe central nervous system depression or coma.
  • In Narrow-angle glaucoma
  • Because of the increased risk of the patient's condition worsening, this medicine is not advised for use in individuals with narrow-angle glaucoma

Side effects of Relicalm Plus 5mg Tablet

  • Common side effects of Relicalm Plus include:
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Sedation
  • Weight gain
  • Dizziness
  • Blurred vision

Precautions and Warnings of Relicalm Plus 5mg Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Relicalm plus tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Using Relicalm plus tablet during pregnancy can be dangerous. Animal study has indicated negative effects on the fetus, despite the lack of human studies. Your doctor may prescribe in some cases if required; however, please seek medical advice. Do not self-medicate.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Relicalm plus tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It's not safe to take Relicalm plus tablet when you're breastfeeding. According to the research, the medicine may transfer into breastmilk and harm the newborn.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Relicalm plus tablet?
A:
In some situations, Relicalm plus tablet may induce vision blurring, dizziness, moderate nausea, and mental disorientation. As a result, your ability to drive may be affected, so it is advised not to drive after taking the medication.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Relicalm plus tablet?
A:
Avoid drinking alcohol while using Relicalm plus tablet because it can induce side effects such as severe dizziness or fainting, irregular heartbeats, drowsiness, uncontrollable movements, fits, drowsiness, and a high or low body temperature.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Talk to your doctor if
  • You have Seizure-Individuals with seizure problems should exercise caution while on treatment with the medication. If you experience any unusual symptoms, contact your doctor straight away. In some ci...
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  • You are a Child- This medicine is not suggested for use in children under the age of 18 since its safety and efficacy have not been scientifically proven
  • You have Dementia-Because of the increased risk of major side effects, including death, this medicine is not advised for dementia patients. People above the age of 65 are at high risk. In some circums...
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  • You have Malignant Neuroleptic Syndrome-Patients who stop using this prescription or reduce the daily recommended dose are at risk of developing Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (NMS). If you experience...
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  • You have Tardive dyskinesia- Due to the higher risk of the patient's condition worsening, this medicine is not advised for use in patients with tardive dyskinesia, which is an involuntary movement of ...
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  • You have Infectious Diarrhea- in case of infectious diarrhea, this medication slows the removal of the bacteria from the body. Hence, it is not indicated for people who have infectious diarrhea. Infor...
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  • You are Hypertensive-Because of the increased risk of high blood pressure, this medicine should be used with caution in patients with hypertension. Blood pressure should be checked on a frequent basis...
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Mode of Action of Relicalm Plus 5mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

The Relicalm Tablet combines trifluoperazine and trihexyphenidyl. Trifluoperazine is common antipsychotic medication. It works by preventing the brain's chemical messenger (dopamine) from influencing ...
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Directions for Use of Relicalm Plus 5mg Tablet

  • Follow your doctor's directions for this medication's dosage and duration
  • It must not be chewed, crushed, or broken in any way
  • Relicalm Tablet can be taken with or without food
  • It is recommended that you take it at the same time each day

Interactions of Relicalm Plus 5mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • ACE inhibitors(Captopril)-Together, they may make your heartbeat in an abnormal rhythm or lower your blood pressure too much
  • Acetaminophen-When taken with Acetaminophen, the metabolism of Relicalm plus tablet can be slowed
  • Alclofenac-The risk or severity of hypertension can increase when Relicalm plus tablet is combined with Alclofenac
  • Benzocaine-The risk or severity of adverse effects can be increased when Relicalm plus tablet is combined with Benzocaine
  • BupivacaineThe risk or severity of adverse effects can be increased when Bupivacaine is combined with Relicalm plus tablet

Storage and disposal of Relicalm Plus 5mg Tablet

Storage -The storage area's temperature should not surpass 30°C. The tablet should be stored away from direct sunlight, in a cool, dark place without humidity. It should be kept out of children's and ...
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Dosage of Relicalm Plus 5mg Tablet

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact a doctor if you suspect an overdose. Overdose symptoms include sleepiness, loss of consciousness, agitation, restlessness, fever, seizures, dry mouth.

Missed a Dose

If you miss taking a dose, remember to do so as quickly as possible. If your next dose is nearing, skip the missed dose and resume your regular schedule. Do not take two doses as it may lead to overdo...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Shreya Aggarwal

Bachelor of Dental Surgery

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can the use of Relicalm Plus 5 mg/2 mg Tablet cause dry mouth?

A: Relicalm plus pill cause dry mouth as a negative effect. Drink plenty of water if you have a dry mouth. Take little sips throughout the day, and have a water bottle by your bedside at night. If your lips are also dry, you can use lip balm. Acidic foods (like lemons), spicy, or salty should all be avoided.

Q: If I'm feeling good, may I stop using Relicalm Plus 5 mg/2 mg Tablet?

A: No, even if you're feeling ok, you should keep taking Relicalm plus tablet. If you suddenly stop taking Relicalm plus tablet, you may experience acute withdrawal symptoms, and your condition may worsen. Before you discontinue taking Relicalm plus tablet, your doctor will gradually taper the dose of the medication to avoid the withdrawal reactions.

Q: Is this a habit-forming medicine?

A: No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
Product Details
Brand
RELICALM PLUS
Expires on or After
23/08/2022

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