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Trikotame 2mg Tablet

By TRIKO PHARMACEUTICALS
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Medical Description

Trikotame Tablet is a muscle-relaxing medicine. It contains Trihexyphenidyl (also called Benzhexol hydrochloride) as its active ingredient. It is used to treat Parkinson’s disease. It improves muscle ...
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ContainsTrihexyphenidyl / Benzhexol Hydrochloride(2.0 Mg)
UsesParkinson’s disease
Side effectsDizziness, nausea, constipation, dry mouth
ClassificationANTI-PARKINSONIAN
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Uses of Trikotame 2 MG

Trikotame Tablet is used for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease.

Contraindications of Trikotame 2 MG

If you are allergic to Trihexyphenidyl or any other ingredients of Trikotame Tablet.

Side effects of Trikotame 2 MG

  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • A dry mouth
  • Constipation
  • Difficulty in passing urine
  • Blurred vision
  • Nervousness

Precautions and Warnings of Trikotame 2 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Trikotame Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Trikotame Tablet should not be used during pregnancy as there is limited safety data available of the use of this medicine during pregnancy. Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if it is considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Trikotame Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if Trihexyphenidyl passes into breast milk, hence you should not use Trikotame Tablet while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Trikotame Tablet?
A:
Trikotame Tablet may blur your vision, make you dizzy and cause confusion at times, thus you should avoid driving while on treatment with this medicine.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Trikotame Tablet?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol and Trikotame Tablet, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of drinking regularly.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have glaucoma.
  • You suffer from prostate problems.
  • You have high blood pressure.
  • You are suffering from any heart, liver or kidney problems.
  • You have difficulty passing urine.
  • You have a condition that causes muscle weakness.
  • You have stomach ulcers or any other digestive problems.
  • You are above 60 years of age.
  • Trikotame Tablet is not recommended for use in children and adolescents.

Mode of Action of Trikotame 2 MG

How Does It Work?

Trihexyphenidyl in Trikotame Tablet works by blocking the action of certain natural substances in the brain that regulates body movements, thus helps in reducing muscle stiffness and improving muscle ...
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Directions for Use of Trikotame 2 MG

  • Trikotame Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It should be taken just before or after having your meal.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Trikotame 2 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Trikotame Tablet works or this medicine 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 interactions.
  • Especially, if you are taking painkillers, anti-allergic medicines, medicines used to treat your heart conditions, mental health and other medicines like amantadine used to treat Parkinson’s disease.
  • Other medicines like levodopa, metoclopramide and domperidone should be used with caution along with Trikotame Tablet.

Interactions with food items

Trikotame Tablet should be taken just before or just after having your meal.

Storage and disposal of Trikotame 2 MG

  • Store Trikotame Tablet in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Discard any unused medicine properly, do not flush in the toilet or throw it into the drain.

Dosage of Trikotame 2 MG

Overdose

  • An excess of Trikotame Tablet will lead to coma, respiratory failure and death.
  • Symptoms of an overdose are dry skin or mouth, redness, nausea, vomiting, restlessness, confusion, hallucinations, high blood pressure or heart rate, rapid breathing and occasionally fits.
  • Seek medical attention in case you experience any of the symptoms or have consumed too much of this medicine.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed any dose of Trikotame Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Trikotame Tablet?

A: Trikotame Tablet is used in treating Parkinson’s disease.

Q: How many Trikotame Tablet can I take in a day?

A: The dose of Trikotame Tablet varies from person to person. Your doctor will prescribe your dose after accessing your symptoms.

Q: Can I stop taking Trikotame Tablet on my own?

A: No, you should not suddenly stop taking Trikotame Tablet, even if your feeling well, as it may worsen your symptoms. If you feel any discomfort while on treatment, contact your doctor.

Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare expert before taking Trikotame Tablet?

  • Inform the doctor about your detailed medical & surgical history.
  • Inform your doctor if you have heart, liver or kidney diseases.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to have a baby.
  • Trikotame Tablet may interact with other medicines, hence, inform your doctor if you are taking any other medicines including supplements or herbal products. Also, inform your doctor if you are stoppi...
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Q: How to take Trikotame Tablet?

A: Take Trikotame Tablet as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water, just before or after having your meal. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
Product Details
Brand
TRIKOTAME
Expires on or After
21/08/2022

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