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Tricoff Syrup

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Product introduction

Tricoff Syrup is a pain-relieving medicine. It is used to treat many conditions such as headache, fever, period pain, toothache, colds, and mild arthritis. It is also a common ingredient in many cold and flu remedies.

Tricoff Syrup should be taken with food to avoid stomach upset and reduce side effects. In general, you should try to use the smallest amount necessary to control your symptoms, for the shortest possible time. You should take this medicine regularly while you need it. Try not to miss doses as it will become less effective if you do.

The medicine is well tolerated with little or no side effects. However, it may cause vomiting, stomach pain, nausea, and indigestion in some people. If any of these side effects do not resolve with time or get worse, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing the symptoms.

This medicine is widely prescribed and considered safe but is not suitable for everybody. Before you take it, you should tell your doctor if you have kidney problems, asthma, blood disorders, or drink a lot of alcohol. Also, tell your doctor what other medicines you are taking to make sure you are safe. It is best to avoid drinking alcohol while using this medicine.

Uses of Tricoff Syrup

Benefits of Tricoff Syrup

In Pain relief

Tricoff Syrup is a common painkiller used to treat aches and pains. It blocks chemical messengers in the brain that tell us we have pain. It is effective in relieving pain caused by headache, migraine, nerve pain, toothache, sore throat, period (menstrual) pains, arthritis, and muscle aches. This medicine is very widely used and very rarely causes side effects if taken at the right dosage.

Take it as it is prescribed to get the most benefit. Do not take more or for longer than needed as that can be dangerous. In general, you should take the lowest dose that works, for the shortest possible time.

In Treatment of Fever

Tricoff Syrup is also used to reduce a high temperature (fever). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever. It may be prescribed alone or in combination with another medicine. You should take it regularly as advised by your doctor.

Side effects of Tricoff Syrup

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Tricoff

  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation
  • Flatulence
  • Diarrhea
  • Dyspepsia
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Rash

How to use Tricoff Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Tricoff Syrup is to be taken with food.

How Tricoff Syrup works

Tricoff Syrup is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Tricoff Syrup.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Tricoff Syrup may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Tricoff Syrup is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Tricoff Syrup does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Tricoff Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tricoff Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Tricoff Syrup is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. Long term use of this medicine can affect the kidney function.
Liver
CAUTION
Tricoff Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tricoff Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Tricoff Syrup is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you forget to take Tricoff Syrup?

If you miss a dose of Tricoff Syrup, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • You have been prescribed Tricoff Syrup to relieve pain and inflammation.
  • Take it with food or milk to prevent upset stomach.
  • Take it as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. Long term use may lead to serious complications such as stomach bleeding and kidney problems.
  • Do not take indigestion remedies (antacids) within two hours of taking Tricoff Syrup.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Tricoff Syrup as it can increase your risk of stomach problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of heart disease or stroke.
  • Your doctor may regularly monitor your kidney function, liver function and levels of blood components if you are taking this medicine for long-term treatment.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Propionic acid Derivatives
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
PAIN ANALGESICS
Action Class
NSAID's- Non-Selective COX 1&2 Inhibitors (propionic acid)

Interaction with drugs

Taking Tricoff with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Diagnosed with viral fever along with rashes on the body. Pain in eyes since three days. Pain when open and when blinking.
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Orbital pain is common with viral fever. Go to physician for fever. It will be relieved with relief in fever
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FAQs

Q. Is it safe to use Tricoff Syrup?

Tricoff Syrup is safe for most patients. However, in some patients, it may cause some unwanted side effects like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, heartburn and diarrhea. Inform your doctor if you experience any persistent problem due to this medication.

Q. What should I tell my doctor before starting treatment with Tricoff Syrup?

Before starting treatment with Tricoff Syrup, tell your doctor if you have any other health problems, like kidney or liver-related issues. This is because certain medical conditions may affect your treatment and you may even need dose modifications. Let your doctor know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. Inform your doctor if you are planning a baby, if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Tricoff Syrup?

If you forget a dose of Tricoff Syrup, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose in the prescribed time. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.

Q. Can I stop taking Tricoff Syrup when my pain is relieved?

Tricoff Syrup should be continued as advised by your doctor, if you are using the medicine for a condition associated with long-term pain. It can be discontinued if you are using it for short-term pain relief.

Q. Can the use of Tricoff Syrup cause nausea and vomiting?

Yes, the use of Tricoff Syrup may cause nausea and vomiting. Taking it with milk, food or antacids can prevent nausea. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods along with this medication. In case of vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids by taking small frequent sips. Talk to your doctor if vomiting persists and you notice signs of dehydration, like dark colored and strong-smelling urine or a low frequency of urination. Do not take any other medicines without speaking to your doctor.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Tricoff Syrup?

The use of Tricoff Syrup is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to any of the components of this medicine. It should be avoided in patients with known allergy to other painkillers (NSAIDs). The use of this medicine should preferably be avoided in patients with a history of stomach ulcers or in patients with active or recurrent stomach ulcer/bleeding. It should also be avoided in patients with a history of heart failure, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease.

Q. Is Tricoff Syrup helpful in relieving stomach pain?

No, Tricoff Syrup should not be taken for stomach pain without consulting a physician. This drug can increase stomach acid secretion which may aggravate an unknown underlying condition.

Q. Can the use of Tricoff Syrup cause damage to kidneys?

Yes, the long-term use of Tricoff Syrup can cause damage to the kidneys. Normal kidneys produce a chemical called prostaglandins that protect the kidneys from damage. Use of painkillers lowers the levels of prostaglandins in the body, leading to kidney damage because of long-term use. Therefore, the use of painkillers is not recommended in patients with underlying kidney disease.

Q. Is it safe to take a higher than the recommended dose of Tricoff Syrup?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Tricoff Syrup can increase the risks of side effects like nausea, vomiting, heartburn, indigestion and diarrhea. In fact, using this medicine for a long-term can also damage your kidneys on long-term use. If you are experiencing increased severity of pain or if the pain is not relieved by the recommended doses of this medicine, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. Can Tricoff Syrup cause dizziness?

Yes, Tricoff Syrup can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, do not drive or use any machines. It is better to rest for sometime and resume once you feel better.
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Country of origin: India
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