Trika 1 mg Tablet SR


Overview

Uses of Trika Tablet SR
Trika 1 mg Tablet SR is used in the treatment of anxiety.
Trika Tablet SR side effects
Common
  • Memory impairment
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Sleepiness
  • Confusion
  • Uncoordinated body movements
How to use Trika Tablet SR
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Trika 1 mg Tablet SR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Trika Tablet SR works
Trika 1 mg Tablet SR is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of a chemical messenger (GABA) which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.
Trika Tablet SR related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Trika 1 mg Tablet SR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Trika 1 mg Tablet SR is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Trika 1 mg Tablet SR is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Trika 1 mg Tablet SR may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Trika 1 mg Tablet SR is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Trika 1 mg Tablet SR may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Trika 1 mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Trika 1 mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Trika Tablet SR?
If you miss a dose of Trika 1 mg Tablet SR, 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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Expert Advice

  • If you are taking Trika 1 mg Tablet SR for the treatment of insomnia and anxiety, it should not be used more than 4 weeks.
  • It may become less effective over the time.
  • It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Trika 1 mg Tablet SR, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • The addiction / habit-forming potential of Trika 1 mg Tablet SR is very high.

Interaction with Drugs

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Trika

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I am taking trika .25mg daily since the last 5years by the supervision of a physician.what are the side effects may occur?
Dr. Samin Sameed
Psychiatrist
Please consult a psychatristPhysicians simply give trika longterm basis with no regard fr possible side effectsWe psychatrists almost never prescribe it
Sir I am suffering with day time anxiety and tension since 2 years ,Plz suggest gud medication
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
https://www.1mg.com/otc/stresscom-capsule-otc139026One ?one capsules morning & evening after taking food , use at least 1-2 months
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FAQs

Q. What is Trika used for?
Trika is used to relieve excess (moderate to severe) anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression. It is not to be used for mild anxiety associated with stress of day today life situations.
Q. Is Trika safe?
Trika is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Trika addictive (habit-forming)?
Yes, the use of Trika has addictive potential. Its use is associated with risk of addiction for physical or psychological effects. The abrupt discontinuation of Trika is therefore not advised to avoid serious withdrawal symptoms.
Q. Is Trika an opioid?
No, Trika is not an opioid, it belongs to a class of substances called benzodiazepines.
Q. Is Trika an anti-depressant?
No, Trika is not an anti-depressant. It is used to relieve excess anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression.
Q. Is Trika a narcotic substance?
No, Trika is not a narcotic substance. It belongs to the class of medicines known as benzodiazepines and is used for the treatment of anxiety.
Q. Can I take Trika for a hangover?
No, Trika is not indicated for managing a hangover. Rather, Trika should not be taken with alcohol as both the substances can cause excessive sleep (sedation) and depress your brain.
Q. Can I take Trika for anxiety?
Yes, Trika is used to relieve excess (moderate to severe) anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression. It is not recommended for mild anxiety associated with stress of day today life situations.
Q. Can I take Trika for heart palpitations?
No, Trika is not indicated for the treatment of heart palpitations. However, it may help in reducing heart palpitations associated with anxiety. Trika should always be taken only when advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Trika for alcohol withdrawal?
No, Trika is not indicated for the management of alcohol withdrawal.
Q. Does Trika reduce blood pressure?
Lowering of blood pressure is seen if you take more than prescribed dose of Trika. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive fall in blood pressure while you are taking Trika.
Q. Does Trika make you sleepy?
Yes, Trika makes you sleepy. Sedation (sleepiness) is a very common side effect of Trika. Please consult your doctor if you are prescribed Trika and your work requires you to remain alerted or you drive yourself as it may affect your driving.
Q. Does Trika expire?
Yes, Trika like any other medicine has an expiry date and should not be used beyond the date mentioned on the package.
Q. Does Trika cause weight gain?
Change in weight (both weight gain and weight loss) has been reported as a common side effect with Trika. Please consult your doctor if you experience disproportionate change in weight when you are taking Trika.
Q. Can the use of Trika cause hair loss?
It has not been reported to cause hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you experience this while taking Trika. As it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Can I take Trika with hydrocodone?
Trika should not be taken with hydrocodone. Trika belong to a class of medicines called benzodiazepines and hydrocodone belongs to the class of medicines called opioids. Both the classes cause sedation (increased tenedency to sleep) and respiratory depression (slow and difficult breathing). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Trika with paracetamol?
No, interactions have been reported between Trika and paracetamol. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Trika with prednisone?
Prednisolone may increase the metabolism (breakdown) of Trika and hence decrease the levels of Trika in the body which may decrease the effect of Trika and a higher dose may be needed. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Trika with clonazepam?
Trika should not be taken with clonazepam as both the medicines belong to the same class of medicines called benzodiazepines. When taken together, they can cause sedation (increased tenedency to sleep) and respiratory depression (slow and difficult breathing). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Trika with oxycodone?
Trika should not be taken with oxycodone. Trika belong to a class of medicines called benzodiazepines and oxycodone belong to the class of medicines called opioids. Both the classes cause sedation (increased tenedency to sleep) and respiratory depression (slow and difficult breathing). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Trika with tramadol?
Trika should not be taken with tramadol. Trika belong to a class of medicines called benzodiazepines and tramadol belong to the class of medicines called opioids. Both the classes cause sedation (increased tenedency to sleep) and respiratory depression (slow and difficult breathing). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Trika with ibuprofen?
No, interactions have been reported between Trika and ibuprofen. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Trika with sertraline?
No, interactions have been reported between Trika and sertraline. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Trika with buspirone?
No, interactions have been reported between Trika and buspirone. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Trika for the rest of my life?
No, Trika should be taken only for a prescribed duration at prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Trika for pain?
No, Trika is not indicated for the treatment of any kind of pain. It belongs to the class of benzodiazepines and is indicated for the treatment of anxiety.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 4th Aug 2017.
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