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Trancodol Dt 5mg Tablet

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Trancodol Dt 5 MG Description

Trancodol Dt 5 mg Tablet belongs to a group of medications known as antipsychotics. Trancodol Dt 5 mg is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and Tourette's syndrome. Schizophrenia is a mental diso

rder in which people experience hallucinations, delusions, and start believing in an alternate reality. Tourette's syndrome is a disorder in which there are involuntary movements or unwanted sounds, also known as tics. Trancodol Dt 5 mg helps in relieving these symptoms. The primary component of Trancodol Dt 5 mg is haloperidol. It prevents the action of specific chemical messengers that influence the mood and thoughts of a person. It is firmly advised to adhere to the dosage schedule of Trancodol Dt given by the doctor. Do not discontinue Trancodol Dt 5 mg abruptly, as that can result in withdrawal symptoms. Do not alter the dosage of Trancodol by yourself, consult your doctor if you feel the currently prescribed dosage isn’t working for you.


Product Summary

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ContainsHaloperidol(5.0 Mg)
UsesSchizophrenia, Psychosis, Tourette's syndrome
Side effectsNausea, headache, muscle spasms, difficulty in sleeping, agitation, constipation etc.
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Uses of Trancodol Dt 5 MG

  • Trancodol Dt 5 mg Tablet is used in,
  • Treatment of schizophrenia
  • Treatment of Tourette Syndrome
  • Treatment of psychosis

Contraindications of Trancodol Dt 5 MG

  • If you are hypersensitive or allergic to the active or inactive ingredients of Trancodol Dt or other antipsychotics.
  • If you have conditions that cause severe central nervous depression. Patients who have episodes of seizures or are in a coma should not take the medication since it increases the risk of worsening the...
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Side effects of Trancodol Dt 5 MG

  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Shaking of hands and feet
  • Blurred vision
  • Twisting of body parts
  • Muscle spasm
  • Loss of balance
  • Fast heartbeat
  • Constipation
  • Weight Gain
  • Skin rash
  • Dizziness

Precautions and Warnings of Trancodol Dt 5 MG



Can I take Trancodol Dt 5 mg during pregnancy?
No. Taking Trancodol Dt 5 mg Tablets during the course of pregnancy is not advised. Inform your doctor about your pregnancy or intention to conceive at the time of consultation. Do not take Trancodol Dt 5 mg Tablet without medical advice.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Trancodol Dt 5 mg while breastfeeding?
No. Trancodol Dt 5 mg Tablet is not recommended for mothers who are breastfeeding. The limited studies conducted indicate that Trancodol Dt 5 mg may pass into breast milk in small amounts. Hence, it is advised to consult your doctor if you need to take Trancodol if you are breastfeeding.


Can I drive if I have taken Trancodol Dt 5 mg?
No. Trancodol Dt 5 mg tablets can cause side effects like blurry vision, confusion, and bouts of dizziness. It is advised to wait for a couple of hours before driving after taking Trancodol Dt 5 mg. The same caution should be exercised in the case of operating heavy machinery. Avoid driving in case you experience any of these symptoms and wait for them to pass.


Can I consume alcohol with the Trancodol Dt 5 mg?
No. Consuming alcohol with Trancodol Dt 5 mg Tablet is not advised. Mixing alcohol with Trancodol Dt 5 mg can lead to adverse reactions that include fever, nausea, fatigue, upset stomach, and dizziness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have heart disorders. People with a known history of cardiovascular disorders should avoid taking this medicine. However, if this medicine is prescribed, the heart condition should be monitored cl...
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  • You feel pressure in your eyes. Glaucoma patients should be monitored while taking Trancodol Dt 5 mg as there is an increased risk of developing adverse side effects.
  • You have hyperthyroidism, the presence of excessive levels of thyroid hormone in the body. Trancodol Dt can increase the risk of worsening their condition. Any unusual symptom should be reported to th...
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  • Trancodol Dt 5 mg should be used with caution in elderly patients since there is an increased risk of side effects in the population. Dosage adjustment can be made with a suitable alternative in case ...
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Mode of Action of Trancodol Dt 5 MG

How Does It Work?

The active ingredient of Trancodol Dt 5 mg is haloperidol which works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger known as dopamine. This chemical messenger influences a person's mood and thoughts ...
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Directions for Use of Trancodol Dt 5 MG

  • Trancodol Dt 5 mg Tabs must be taken as and when directed by your doctor.
  • Take Trancodol Dt 5 mg at the same time every day to ensure that a constant level of medication is maintained in the blood.
  • Swallow Trancodol Dt 5 mg tablet as a whole with a glass of water. Do not break, crush, or chew it, as it can reduce its efficacy.
  • Trancodol Dt 5 mg Tabs can be taken with or without food.
  • Do not alter the recommended dosage of Trancodol Dt 5 mg. Talk to your doctor if you feel that your prescribed dosage is not working for you.
  • Do not discontinue Trancodol Dt 5 mg tablet without consulting your doctor.

Interactions of Trancodol Dt 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • To avoid side effects associated with medicine interaction, it is important to inform the doctor about all medicines and health supplements you are currently taking.
  • Trancodol Dt 5 mg Tablets are known to interact with the following medicines:
  • Clozapine (antipsychotic medication in the treatment of schizophrenia)
  • Tramadol (pain medication similar to opioids that can help in relieving mild to moderate pain)
  • Antihypertensives (medications to reduce high blood pressure)
  • Levodopa (used in the management of Parkinson’s)

Interactions with food items

  • Food does not influence the effect of Trancodol Dt 5 mg Tablet. So, a regular diet can be continued unless advised otherwise by the doctor.
  • Additionally, inform the doctor about any supplements or herbal drinks you take before beginning your Trancodol Dt 5 mg.

Storage and disposal of Trancodol Dt 5 MG

Store Trancodol Dt 5 mg Tablet at room temperature in a cool and dry area, away from direct sunlight. Ensure that Trancodol Dt 5 mg Tablets are stored away from the reach of children and pets at home....
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Dosage of Trancodol Dt 5 MG


If you or anyone you know has overdosed on Trancodol Dt 5 mg Tabs, contact your nearest hospital or your general practitioner for further advice. An overdose of Trancodol Dt 5 mg Tabs can cause nausea...
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Missed a Dose

In case you have missed a dose of Trancodol Dt 5 mg Tabs, take the dose as soon as you can. If the gap is too long or it is almost time for the next dose, skip the dose you have missed and continue wi...
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can Trancodol Dt 5 mg Tabs be used in patients with kidney diseases?

A: Yes. Trancodol can be used safely in patients with kidney diseases when prescribed. Usually, no dosage adjustment is needed in patients who are taking Trancodo Dt. You may be started on a lower dosage at the start depending on your clinical condition.

Q: Can Trancodol Dt 5 mg Tablets be used in patients with liver conditions?

A: If you have been diagnosed with any liver diseases, you should exercise caution when using Trancodol Dt 5 mg. Your health care provider may adjust the dosage of Trancodol Dt 5 mg depending on your clinical condition.

Q: Is Trancodol Dt 5 mg Tablet habit-forming in nature?

A: No. Habit-forming hasn’t been reported with the usage of Trancodol Dt 5 mg.
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