Triquilar Tablet Description
Triquilar Tablet is an oral contraceptive pill containing a combination of two medicines, Levonorgestrel and Ethinylestradiol. It works by preventing the release of the egg and restricting the moveme
nt of the sperm in the womb. Thus, blocking its union with the egg. The common side effects of Triquilar Tablet are headache, nausea and breast pain. Mostly these side effects are temporary but if you feel the side effects persist, you should contact your doctor immediately. Do not take this medicine if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, have any liver or pancreas problems or have cancer of the breast, uterus or vagina. Inform your doctor, if you are above 35 years or smoke, and about all the medicines, herbs and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from before starting this medicine.
|You Save||₹26.38 (15% on MRP)|
|Contains||Levonorgestrel(0.15 Mg) + Ethinylestradiol(0.03 Mg)|
|Therapy||FEMALE HORMONE PILLS|
Uses of Triquilar Tablet
Contraindications of Triquilar Tablet
- If you are allergic to Levonorgesterol or Ethinylestradiol or any other ingredients of this medicine.
- If you have a history of any blood clot formation or bleeding disorder.
- If you have any problems with your heart like stroke, heart attack or chest pain.
- If you have or had a history of migraine attacks.
- If you had or have pancreas or liver problems.
- If you have diabetes, high blood pressure or cholesterol.
- If you have a history of vaginal bleeding (cause not established), absent periods for more than 3 months (amenorrhea).
- If you have or are suspected of having breast cancer or cancer of the genital organs (private parts).
- If you are taking treatment for Hepatitis C with a medicine that contains Ombitasvir/Paritaprevir/Ritonavir plus Dasabuvir.
Side effects of Triquilar Tablet
- Stomach pain
- Weight gain
- Skin allergies
- Mood swings
- Pain and tenderness of the breast
- Reduced sex drive
Precautions and Warnings of Triquilar Tablet
Other General Warnings
- You have a family history of breast cancer, diabetes, fits or other brain disorders.
- You have high blood pressure or cholesterol.
- You have a disease of the liver, gall bladder or inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis).
- You have a blood disease that damages the kidneys (hemolytic uremic syndrome).
- You have an immune system disorder like systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).
- You have a history of pregnancy patches especially on the face (chloasma).
- You have a disease that first appeared during pregnancy like porphyria (an inherited haemoglobin defect), hearing loss, gestational herpes (vesicular skin rashes during pregnancy) and Sydenham's chorea (rapid, irregular movements of the body)....
- You have a family history or previous history of serious allergic reactions causing swelling of the face and throat, breathing difficulty, skin rashes and blisters (hereditary angioedema).
- You should let the doctor or the laboratory person know that you are using this medicine while going for a lab test, as this medicine may interfere with the lab tests.
Mode of Action of Triquilar Tablet
How Does It Work?
Directions for Use of Triquilar Tablet
- Triquilar Tablet should be swallowed as a whole, with a full glass of water. Do not break, cut or chew the medicine.
- You should take this medicine regularly, at the same time and without fail as directed by your doctor.
- You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
Interactions of Triquilar Tablet
Interactions with other medicines
- Concomitant use of Triquilar Tablet along with medicines used to treat fits (Phenytoin, Carbamazepine, etc.), medicines used to treat HIV infection (Nevirapine, Ritonavir), anti-infectives (Penicillin, Griseofulvin, etc.), medicines that increase the stomach and intestine problems (Metoclopramide) and herbal supplements like St.John's Wort (used to treat a psychiatric illness), may alter the effects of Triquilar Tablet....
- Concomitant use of this tablet along with some anti-seizure medications like Lamotrigine and immunosuppressants like Cyclosporine (used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, Crohn's disease) should be avoided....
- Concomitant use of this tablet with certain antiviral medicines may affect your liver enzymes. Thus, this tablet should be stopped and can be restarted 2 weeks after completing the treatment.
- Other medicines like Rifampicin and Carbamazepine should be used cautiously.
Storage and disposal of Triquilar Tablet
- Store Triquilar Tablet below 25°C in a clean and dry place.
- Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
- Discard this medicine when it is expired or no longer needed.
Dosage of Triquilar Tablet
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Dr. Ravi Kakarla
Dr. Ritu Budania
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: How to take Triquilar Tablet?
Q: What does Triquilar Tablet contain?
Q: Can I stop taking Triquilar Tablet midway?
Q: What are the things I should avoid while taking Triquilar Tablet?
- Do not stop taking Triquilar Tablet on your own.
- Do not use combinations of hormonal contraceptives like pills, patches or rings all at one time. Stick to any one method.
- Be cautious if you are older than 35 years, overweight, have a family history of thrombosis or clot formation.
- Discuss with your doctor before taking this medicine if you have high cholesterol, high blood pressure, migraine or heart disease.
- Be watchful of your diet, weight gain and any metabolic disorders.
Q: Can I take Triquilar Tablet for heavy periods?
Q: Does Triquilar Tablet cause weight gain?
Q: What is withdrawal bleeding?
Q: What is the use of Triquilar Tablet?
Q: Can I smoke while taking Triquilar Tablet?
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