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Tricofen 400mg Tab

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Medical Description

Tricofen Tablet contains ibuprofen as its active ingredient. It is a pain killer (analgesic) used mainly to provide relief from various pain and inflammation. Thus, this medicine is helpful in treatin...
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ContainsIbuprofen(400.0 Mg)
UsesPain and inflammation
Side effectsStomach pain, diarrhea, gas
ClassificationANALGESIC
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Uses of Tricofen 400 MG

Tricofen Tablet is used to provide relief from pain and inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis, joints, reduced movements of joints (ankylosing spondylitis), back pain, sprains, muscles, dental, period ...
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Contraindications of Tricofen 400 MG

  • If you are allergic to ibuprofen, aspirin, any other medicines of the NSAID group or any other ingredients of Tricofen Tablet.
  • If you have experienced bleeding from the stomach, have stomach ulcers or bleeding from the stomach or gut.
  • If you have an increased bleeding tendency.
  • If you suffer from severe heart, kidney or liver failure.
  • If you are pregnant (last 3 months).

Side effects of Tricofen 400 MG

  • Abdominal pain
  • Sickness
  • Diarrhoea
  • Flatulence
  • Headache
  • Runny nose
  • Breathing difficulty

Precautions and Warnings of Tricofen 400 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Tricofen Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Use of Tricofen Tablet is not recommended during the last three months of pregnancy and also in the early months of pregnancy, as it may cause harm to the unborn baby. Take this medicine only when it is clearly prescribed by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Tricofen Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information about the presence of ibuprofen in breastmilk. Tricofen Tablet should be taken only if it is prescribed by your doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Tricofen Tablet?
A:
Tricofen Tablet may sometimes cause drowsiness or sleepiness. Do not drive, if you experience these side effects.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Tricofen Tablet?
A:
You should not consume alcohol if you are taking Tricofen Tablet as it will increase the risk of stomach discomforts, ulcers and bleeding.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have stomach-related problems like bleeding from the stomach and ulcers (ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease) or bleeding disorders.
  • You have a history of allergic problems, asthma, etc.
  • You have heart-related problems, diabetes.
  • You have a serious disease of the kidney or liver.
  • You suffer from autoimmune disorders like systemic lupus erythematosus (risk of aseptic meningitis), mixed connective tissue disorders.
  • You are pregnant or are planning to get pregnant.
  • Use this medicine with caution in the case of children and the elderly.

Mode of Action of Tricofen 400 MG

How Does It Work?

Tricofen Tablet contain ibuprofen which inhibits the chemicals responsible for pain, swelling, redness and offers relief in joint and muscular pains due to rheumatoid arthritis or other reasons.

Directions for Use of Tricofen 400 MG

  • Take Tricofen Tablet as directed by your doctor.
  • The medicine is taken orally and may be taken with or without food, as a whole with a sufficient amount of water.

Interactions of Tricofen 400 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Tricofen works, or Tricofen Tablet itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines (disease class from the drug interaction) for eg. to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, high/abnormal cholesterol levels, blood thinners, anti-infectives,...
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  • Medicines to prevent blood clot such as warfarin should be used cautiously as it increases the risk of bleeding.

Storage and disposal of Tricofen 400 MG

  • Store it below 25°C, in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Tricofen 400 MG

Overdose

If you have taken too much of this medicine, then contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately as an overdose may result in vomiting, abdominal pain, headache, ulceration or bl...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of this medicine, then take it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose then skip the missed dose and follow your regular dosing schedule.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Tricofen Tablet cause stomach pain?

A: Tricofen Tablet can cause pain and discomfort in the stomach. Take this medicine after food and if the discomfort persists, ask your doctor to prescribe supportive medicine for gastric discomfort.

Q: Can Tricofen Tablet be used to treat headache?

A: Yes, Tricofen Tablet can be used to treat headache.
Product Details
Brand
TRICOFEN
Expires on or After
17/08/2022

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Last Updated on: 12 May 2022 | 01:12 PM (IST)
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