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Trika Sr 0.5mg Tablet
Trika Sr 0.5mg Tablet
Trika Sr 0.5mg Tablet
Trika Sr 0.5mg Tablet
Trika Sr 0.5mg Tablet

Trika Sr 0.5mg Tablet

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Trika Sr 0.5 MG Description

Trika Sr tablet is a prescription medication. It is used to manage several mood disorders for a short time. Managing symptoms of anxiety disorder, panic disorder, and anxiety in persons with depressi

on are some of the uses of the Trika Sr tablet. Trika Sr tablet has a single active ingredient: Alprazolam. Mood disorders like anxiety or panic attacks occur due to overstimulation of the nerve cells. The mode of action of the Trika Sr tablet is by balancing the chemical substances in the brain. This results in slowing down excessive brain activity and relaxing the overworked nervous system. Tiredness, sleepiness, dry mouth, weight gain and loss are some of the side effects of Trika Sr tablets. Pregnant women and those planning to conceive must notify their doctor before starting treatment with this medicine. Directions for use of Trika Sr tablets should be strictly followed. Abrupt stoppage of this medicine can cause withdrawal symptoms. The dose of this medication needs to be slowly reduced. Trika Sr tablets can cause both physical and psychological dependence. It also has the potential to be habit-forming. The proper dosage of Trika Sr tablet helps relieve the symptoms of mood disorders like fear, anxiety, behaviour problems, etc.


Product Summary

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ContainsAlprazolam(0.5 Mg)
UsesAnxiety, Panic disorder, Anxiety associated with depression
Side effectsDry mouth, Fatigue, Change in sex drive, Memory problems, Changes in appetite, Difficulty concentrating, Weight changes, Balancing problems, Suicidal thoughts.
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Uses of Trika Sr 0.5 MG

  • As per CDSCO, Trika Sr tablets are used in the following conditions:
  • In immediate or short-term management of an anxiety disorder (resolves symptoms such as restlessness, irritability, tiredness, problems with focusing, etc.)
  • In the treatment of panic disorders like panic attacks (it helps with calmness and improves cognitive abilities)
  • In the short-term management of anxiety in patients with depression

Contraindications of Trika Sr 0.5 MG

  • Trika Sr tablets are contraindicated in the following cases:
  • If you have a history of hypersensitive reaction to any component of Trika Sr tablets
  • If you have central nervous system depression (slow and steady decline in breathing)
  • If you have a history of alcohol addiction or substance abuse; Trika Sr tablets have the potential to be habit-forming and can cause physical and psychological dependency
  • If you are pregnant or planning to conceive; this medicine can cause congenital disabilities in the foetus
  • If you are nursing; this medicine can have adverse effects on newborn babies
  • If you notice sudden mood changes, have suicidal thoughts or engage in harmful behaviour
  • If you use any narcotic or opioid pain relievers
  • If you have been diagnosed with closed-angle glaucoma (an eye disorder); Trika Sr tablets can increase fluid pressure in the eye
  • If you have respiratory problems like asthma, sleep apnea, etc.
  • If you are at risk of falling frequently or have sudden spells of dizziness
  • If you are a child or adolescent under the age of 18

Side effects of Trika Sr 0.5 MG

  • Trika Sr tablets have the following side effects:
  • Lightheadedness
  • Blurred speech
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry mouth
  • Weakness
  • Change in sex drive
  • Balancing problems

Precautions and Warnings of Trika Sr 0.5 MG



Can I take Trika Sr tablets during pregnancy?
Trika Sr tablets are not safe to use during pregnancy. A few studies have shown a definite risk to the foetus. It may be prescribed in an emergency condition but do not take Trika Sr tablets without consulting a doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Trika Sr tablets while breastfeeding?
Consult a doctor before taking Trika Sr tablets if you are a nursing mother. There is minimal data on the effects of Trika Sr tablets on breastfed babies. A few studies suggest that the medicine may pass into breast milk and have unwanted effects on the baby.


Can I drive if I have taken a Trika Sr tablet?
No. Trika Sr tablets can cause adverse effects like drowsiness, lightheadedness, and blurred vision affecting your ability to drive or operate heavy machinery.


Can I consume alcohol with Trika Sr tablets?
No, avoid consuming alcohol with Trika Sr tablets. It can interfere with the effectiveness of this medicine and induce unwanted side effects like drowsiness, vomiting, etc. Trika Sr tablets also exaggerate the adverse effects of alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have suicidal thoughts after starting treatment with Trika Sr tablets.
  • You have a history of lung, kidney, or liver disease.
  • You are an older adult over 65. These tablets may cause serious adverse effects due to slow metabolism in this age group.
  • You take medication for fungal infections.
  • You have withdrawal symptoms like agitation, sweating, tremors, nausea, and confusion. The dose of this medicine needs to be slowly tapered.
  • You are planning to have a medical or dental procedure.
  • You have a history of seizure disorder and are under antiepileptic medication.
  • You are pregnant or planning to conceive.
  • You use oral contraceptives.
  • You use herbal or Ayurvedic medicines and vitamins or supplements. Some of them can interfere with Trika Sr tablets and cause adverse effects.

Mode of Action of Trika Sr 0.5 MG

How Does It Work?

Trika Sr tablets contain a single ingredient: Alprazolam. It belongs to the tranquillisers and benzodiazepines (depressants) class of medicines. It binds to specific receptors in the nervous system, i...
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Directions for Use of Trika Sr 0.5 MG

  • Take Trika Sr tablets exactly as advised by your doctor.
  • Do not exceed the dosage, even if you cannot notice the effects of this medicine.
  • Take Trika Sr tablets as a whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not break or chew this tablet.
  • Do not take Trika Sr tablets with other medications without informing your doctor.
  • Do not consume this medicine if its packaging is broken.
  • Do not abruptly stop taking Trika Sr tablets; this can result in adverse effects from withdrawal.

Interactions of Trika Sr 0.5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Using Trika Sr tablets and antidepressants or mood-elevating medicines like fluoxetine and desipramine can cause increased side effects.
  • Do not use Trika Sr tablets with antihistamines (allergy medicines), opioid painkillers, sleeping pills, etc. It can increase drowsiness and fatigue.
  • If you take treatment antifungal medication like itraconazole and ketoconazole. This medicine can reduce their effects.
  • Trika Sr tablets can reduce the effect of oral contraceptives or birth control pills.
  • Do not use other sedatives such as sertraline with this medicine; it can enhance the side effects of Trika Sr tablets.
  • Avoid using St John’s wort (herbal medicine for managing depression) with Trika Sr tablets.

Interactions with food items

  • Avoid grapefruit and its juice as it increases the amount of Trika Sr tablets in the blood. It can cause many adverse effects.
  • Coffee and caffeine-containing products and drinks will lower the effects of this medicine. It also increases the symptoms of the condition for which Trika Sr tablet is being used.

Storage and disposal of Trika Sr 0.5 MG

Store Trika Sr tablets in dry conditions at room temperature, away from wet surfaces, direct sunlight, and humidity. Keep away from children and pets. Dispose of the packaging carefully after use. Che...
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Dosage of Trika Sr 0.5 MG


Trika Sr tablet overdose can lead to symptoms like extreme sleepiness, dizziness, problems with coordination, liver problems, confusion, loss of balance, difficulty speaking, fits, and loss of conscio...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Trika Sr tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If you recall the missed dose when it is almost time for the next one, skip the missed dose of the Trika Sr tablet and co...
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Content Details


Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Do I need to stop using the Trika Sr tablet if I am not noticing any symptoms of my condition?

A: No. Use Trika Sr tablets for the exact dosage and duration prescribed by the doctor. Even if you are feeling better, do not suddenly stop taking this medicine. It can cause withdrawal symptoms like sweating, nausea, vomiting, irritation, agitation, etc. The dose needs to be gradually tapered to prevent these side effects.

Q: Can I use Trika Sr tablets if I have seizures?

A: Do not use the Trika Sr tablets without consulting your doctor. This medicine can interact with seizure medicines, which can worsen your condition or cause side effects. A doctor will guide you to the correct treatment.

Q: Can I use Trika Sr tablets safely for a long duration?

A: Use Trika Sr tablets in the precise dosage and duration prescribed by the doctor. Do not use it for longer than recommended. This medicine can cause physical and psychological dependency in the long term.
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Last Updated on: 11 Apr 2022 | 08:58 AM (IST)
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