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Trinicalm Plus Tablet

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Trifluoperazine(5.0 Mg) + Trihexyphenidyl / Benzhexol Hydrochloride(2.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-PSYCHOTICS

Medical Description

The Trinicalm Plus Tablet is part of a group of medications called antipsychotics to treat and prevent schizophrenia. Trinicalm Plus Tablet may also be used over a short period for anxiety and depress...
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uses

Uses of Trinicalm Plus Tablet

  • Schizophrenia
  • Paranoid schizophrenia
  • Hebephrenic schizophrenia
  • Catatonic schizophrenia
  • Undifferentiated schizophrenia
  • Residual schizophrenia
  • Simple schizophrenia
  • Unspecified schizophrenia
  • Anxiety
  • Generalised Anxiety Disorder
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Social Phobia (or Social Anxiety Disorder)
  • Depression
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder
  • Psychotic Depression
  • Peripartum (Postpartum) Depression
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Drug-induced Extrapyramidal Symptoms
contraindications

Contraindications of Trinicalm Plus Tablet

  • Allergy
  • CNS Depression
  • Narrow-angle glaucoma
  • Liver Disease
  • Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (NMS)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Seizure disorders
  • Urinary tract obstruction
  • Enlarged prostate gland
  • Dementia
sideEffects

Side effects of Trinicalm Plus Tablet

  • Common side effects:
  • Nausea
  • Sedation
  • Weight gain
  • A sudden lowering of blood pressure after standing
  • Urinary retention
  • The increased prolactin level in the blood
  • Dizziness
  • Excessive sweating
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Urine retention
  • Blurred vision
  • Nervousness
  • Rare side effects:
  • Dry mouth
  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation
  • Loss of appetite
  • Difficulty in passing urine
  • Skin rash
  • Several side effects can occur with Trinicalm Plus Tablet. Most of these side effects disappear over time without any medical attention. However, if they persist or worsen, speak to your doctor.
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Trinicalm Plus Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Trinicalm Plus Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Trinicalm Plus Tablet should be avoided during pregnancy, especially in the third trimester, since it may cause problems for the babies, such as breathing problems, muscle stiffness or weakness, shaking, and so forth. Please contact your doctor if you are pregnant and think of consuming the tablet.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Trinicalm Plus Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Avoid Trinicalm Plus Tablet during breastfeeding as it may pass into milk and cause problems for babies, such as breathing trouble, muscle stiffness or weakness, shaking and so forth. Please consult your doctor before taking Trinicalm Plus Tablet.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Trinicalm Plus Tablet?
A:
Drive with caution as Trinicalm Plus Tablet may cause serious side effects and affect your driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Trinicalm Plus Tablet?
A:
To avoid adverse effects, avoid drinking alcohol while taking Trinicalm Plus Tablet. Alcohol can cause dizziness.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Make a diet that is rich in iron, folate, and magnesium. Avoid smoking.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Trinicalm Plus Tablet

How Does It Work?

The combination of medicines in Trinicalm Plus Tablet is Trifluoperazine and Trihexyphenidyl. Dopamine, a chemical messenger, influences mood, anxiety, and behaviour. By inhibiting dopamine, trifluope...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Trinicalm Plus Tablet

  • Trinicalm Plus Tablets should be taken as directed by your doctor. Based on your medical condition, Trinicalm Plus Tablet should be taken for the prescribed amount of time.
  • You should swallow the tablet. Take the tablet without breaking, crushing, or chewing it.
interactions

Interactions of Trinicalm Plus Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

Nothing specific in food but one should not consume alcohol during the treatment.

Interactions with food items

  • Severe:
  • blood pressure-lowering medicines (guanethidine)
  • opioid painkillers (codeine)
  • medicines to decrease saliva and lung secretions (atropine, procyclidine)
  • antipsychotics (prochlorperazine, chlorpromazine, trifluoperazine
  • aripiprazole, lurasidone, promazine, risperidone, quetiapine, escitalopram,
  • duloxetine)
  • anticonvulsants (lamotrigine, clonazepam, alprazolam, pregabalin),
  • antiparkinson drug (levodopa)
  • blood thinner (warfarin)
  • a medicine used in the treatment of iron poisoning (desferrioxamine)
  • heart-related medicines (disopyramide, procainamide, quinidine, amiodarone, sotalol)
  • moderate:
  • antihistamine (diphenhydramine)
  • anticholinergic (benztropine)
  • mild pain killers/fever-reducing agents (acetaminophen)
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Trinicalm Plus Tablet

  • Store in a cool and dry place that is not directly under the sun.
  • Keep away from children and pets.
  • Make sure to dispose of the unused medicine.
dosage

Dosage of Trinicalm Plus Tablet

Overdose

In case of overdose, one may experience symptoms such as increased heart rate, headache and shall consider going to your nearest hospital's emergency room. Trinicalm Plus Tablet should never be taken ...
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Missed a Dose

Don't take two doses of Trinicalm Plus Tablet at once to make up for a missed dose. If you have missed a dose, be sure to take it on time and as soon as you remember.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Anuj Tiwari

MBBS, DNB Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the time it takes for Trinicalm Plus Tablet to work?

A: It takes about 1 hour from when the dose is administered for Trinicalm Plus Tablet to take effect, and it can take weeks for full effect.

Q: What is the duration of the effects of Trinicalm Plus Tablet?

  • An average of 6 to 12 hours is the duration of the effects of Trinicalm Plus Tablet.

modeOfAction

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ContainsTrifluoperazine(5.0 Mg),Trihexyphenidyl / Benzhexol Hydrochloride(2.0 Mg)
UsesSchizophrenia, Paranoid schizophrenia, Hebephrenic schizophrenia, Catatonic, schizophrenia, Undifferentiated schizophrenia, Residual schizophrenia, Simple schizophrenia, Depression, Unspecified schizophrenia, Anxiety, Social Phobia (or Social Anxiety Disorder), Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Drug-induced Extrapyramidal Symptoms, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Panic Disorder, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Depression, Seasonal Affective Disorder, Psychotic Depression, Peripartum (Postpartum), Parkinson's disease.
Side effects-Nausea, Sedation, Weight gain, A sudden lowering of blood pressure after standing, Urinary retention, Increased prolactin level in the blood, Dizziness, Excessive sweating, Decreased blood pressure, Urine retention, Blurred vision, Nervousness, Dry mouth, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Loss of appetite, difficulty in passing urine, Skin rash
Last Updated on: 21 Jan 2022 | 10:36 AM (IST)
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