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Trika 0.5mg Tablet

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Trika 0.5 MG Description

Trika 0.5mg is a prescription medicine. Trika 0.5mg is used to manage anxiety and panic disorders. Trika 0.5mg tablets reduce the feelings of worry and nervousness in patients with anxiety. It further...
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ContainsAlprazolam(0.5 Mg)
UsesAnxiety, anxiety associated with depression, panic disorder, generalised anxiety disorder
Side effectsDrowsiness, dizziness, impaired body movements, speech disturbance, fatigue, headache, memory impairment, confusion, dry mouth, constipation, diarrhoea, vomiting, nausea, increased appetite, decreased appetite, weight gain, weight loss, blurred vision, urinary difficulty, increased heart rate, chest pain, dependence
ClassificationANTI-ANXIETY
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Uses of Trika 0.5 MG

  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety associated with depression
  • Panic disorder
  • Generalised anxiety disorder

Contraindications of Trika 0.5 MG

  • If you are allergic to Alprazolam or other ingredients in the Trika 0.5mg tablets.
  • If you are taking antifungal medicines (ketoconazole or itraconazole) by mouth.
  • If you are taking CNS depressant medicines like benzodiazepines or opioids.
  • If you have severe liver disease.
  • If you have sleep apnea.
  • If you have severe lung disease.

Side effects of Trika 0.5 MG

  • Common side effects
  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Lack of movement coordination
  • Speech disturbance
  • Tiredness or fatigue
  • Headache
  • Memory impairment
  • Confusion
  • Dry mouth
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Vomiting or nausea
  • Increased or decreased appetite
  • Weight gain or loss
  • Blurred vision
  • Urinary difficulty
  • Heart rate increase
  • Chest pain
  • Severe side effects
  • Mania: A state of increased nervous system activity may occur with Trika tablets.
  • Insomnia and Seizures: Trika tablets can cause physical and psychological dependence. Severe withdrawal symptoms, including insomnia and seizures, may occur if Trika tablets are stopped suddenly.
  • Life-threatening effects: The combined use of Trika tablets with other nervous system depressants may cause severe drowsiness, respiratory depression, coma, and death.
  • Note- Like with any other medicine, you may develop any other side effects not mentioned in the above list after taking Trika tablets. You should talk to your doctor if you develop any side effects af...
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Precautions and Warnings of Trika 0.5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Trika 0.5mg during pregnancy?
A:
Trika tablets can harm the growing foetus and are generally not recommended in pregnancy. Talk to your doctor if you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Trika 0.5mg while breastfeeding?
A:
Trika tablets may get passed via breast milk and may harm your baby. Trika tablets are generally not recommended in lactating women.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Trika 0.5mg?
A:
Trika tablets can reduce your ability to drive and increase the chances of accidents. So, it is not recommended to drive while you are taking Trika tablets.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Trika 0.5 mg?
A:
Alcohol is a nervous system depressant. Alcohol can increase the severity of the side effects of Trika tablets. It is generally recommended to abstain from alcohol while you are taking Trika tablets.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You need it for a kid. Trika 0.5 mg tablets are not recommended for children.
  • You are elderly. Lower doses of Trika tablets may be needed in older adults.
  • You are taking other medications. Talk to your doctor about the medicines you are taking.
  • You have been treated for psychological problems or substance abuse in the past.
  • You are pregnant or planning a pregnancy.

Mode of Action of Trika 0.5 MG

How Does It Work?

Each tablet of Trika 0.5mg contains 0.5mg of Alprazolam. Alprazolam is a tranquiliser. It reduces tension, worry and promotes sleep. It causes these effects by altering the chemical activity in the br...
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Directions for Use of Trika 0.5 MG

  • Take the tablet as advised by the doctor.
  • Keep the timing and the dosage of the medicine as is recommended in the prescription.
  • Take the tablet as a whole without splitting or crushing, and swallow it with water.
  • Take the tablet out of the strip at the time of having it.
  • Check the expiry date on the strip of tablets before starting the course of medication.
  • The interval between the two doses of Trika should be as advised.
  • You should not stop the medicine without discussing it with your doctor.
  • Inform your family members about the possible adverse effects and whom to contact in case of an overdose.

Interactions of Trika 0.5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Benzodiazepines and opioids should not be taken with Trika tablets.
  • Avoid using oral Ketoconazole and Itraconazole with Trika tablets.

Interactions with food items

You may take Trika tablets with or without food. Interaction with food is unknown.

Storage and disposal of Trika 0.5 MG

Keep Trika in its original packaging in a cool, dry place. It must be stored according to the package or label's directions. It should be stored away from the reach of children. Any unused drug must b...
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Dosage of Trika 0.5 MG

Overdose

Overdose of Trika tablets can cause side effects like drowsiness, confusion, slurry speech, and a fall in blood pressure. It may even produce severe side effects, like respiratory depression, coma, a...
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Missed a Dose

If you forgot a dose, then take the tablet as soon as you remember it. But if the time to take the next dose is near, then stick to the scheduled dose and do not take the missed dose. You should not t...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Naval Asija

MBBS, DHA (Diploma in Health Administration)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Are Trika tablets recommended for the long term?

A: Trika tablets are generally not recommended for the long term. Treatment with Trika tablets beyond 3-4 months has not been studied in detail and may cause dependence.

Q: Are Trika tablets sleeping pills?

  • Trika tablets are considered anxiolytic or anti-anxiety medicines. They also induce sedation and sleep. Thus, they may help in the treatment of insomnia if recommended by your doctor.
Product Details
Brand
TRIKA
Expires on or After
24/09/2022
Last Updated on: 20 Jan 2022 | 11:18 AM (IST)

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