Trinicalm Forte Tablet


Introduction

Trinicalm Forte Tablet is a combination medicine used in the treatment of schizophrenia (a mental disorder in which a person develops unreal thoughts and behavior). It alters the thoughts and elevates the mood, improving the person’s ability to think, feel and behave.

Trinicalm Forte Tablet should be taken with food, preferably at the same time each day. Take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor and if you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may worsen your symptoms.

Some common side effects of this medicine include nausea, constipation, dryness in mouth, sedation, abnormal heart rhythm, urinary retention, blurred vision, and nervousness. Initially, this medicine may cause a sudden drop in blood pressure when you change positions, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down. It may also cause dizziness and sleepiness, do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.

Before taking it, inform your doctor if you are suffering from thyroid or kidney problems, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, glaucoma, or any heart problems. You should not take this medicine if you are under the influence of alcohol or any sleep-inducing, cough, and/ or allergy medication. This medicine can also lead to weight gain, eat a healthy balanced diet, avoid snacking with high-calorie food, and exercise regularly.

Uses of Trinicalm Forte Tablet

Benefits of Trinicalm Forte Tablet

In Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a mental disorder in which a person’s thinking ability, feelings and behavior become abnormal. Trinicalm Forte Tablet helps restore the chemical imbalances in the brain that are responsible for such changes. It improves thoughts, behavior and enhances the quality of life.

Side effects of Trinicalm Forte Tablet

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 Trinicalm Forte

  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Sedation
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Weight gain
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Urinary retention
  • Increased prolactin level in blood
  • Dizziness
  • Blurred vision
  • Nervousness

How to use Trinicalm Forte Tablet

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. Trinicalm Forte Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Trinicalm Forte Tablet works

Trinicalm Forte Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Chlorpromazine, Trihexyphenidyl and Trifluoperazine. Chlorpromazine is a typical antipsychotic. It works by blocking the action of dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain that affects thoughts and mood. Trihexyphenidyl is an anticholinergic which works on the nervous system and corrects some of the side effects occurring during antipsychotic treatment. Trifluoperazine is a typical antipsychotic. It works by blocking the action of dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain that affects thoughts and mood.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Trinicalm Forte Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Trinicalm Forte Tablet 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.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Trinicalm Forte Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Trinicalm Forte Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Trinicalm Forte Tablet make u feel dizzy, drowsy or can cause blurred vision. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Trinicalm Forte Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Trinicalm Forte Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Trinicalm Forte Tablet is not considered safe in patients with liver disease as per the available data.

What if you forget to take Trinicalm Forte Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Trinicalm Forte Tablet, 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.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • Trinicalm Forte Tablet is given for the treatment of schrizophenia.
  • It is better to take Trinicalm Forte Tablet at night as this medicine may produce drowsiness or sleepiness.
  • Avoid getting up too fast from a sitting or lying position, or you may feel dizzy.
  • Inform your doctor if you are taking any antidepressants.
  • If you have diabetes, you will be asked to monitor your blood glucose level regularly as Trinicalm Forte Tablet may affect the levels of sugar in your blood.
  • Avoid exposure to sunlight or tanning beds. Trinicalm Forte Tablet can make you sunburn more easily. Wear protective clothing and use sunscreen (SPF 30 or higher) when you are outdoors.
  • Keep your regular doctor's appointments so your progress can be checked.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
NEURO CNS

Patient Concerns

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My mother she is taking tablets larpose 2mg & trinicalm plus since 20yrs. Both tablet were suggested by doctor at that time now the same tablets are very difficult to get in medical & also substitutes not available. Since that she is suffering from sleeping disorder.
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
Sleeping pills are not recommended for more than few weeks, and if they are needed, regular follow up with psychiatrist are recommended. The psychiatrist will need to evaluate the reason for sleep issues and treat accordingly.
I am suffering depression from 20 year I am consuming depsonil 25 mg and Trinicalm plus 10 mg but now days there is not good sleep is there any side effect on my health due to consuming medicine for long period
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
All long term medicines need regular monitoring to identify if there are any side effects. The effects and sude effects have to be rationally balanced. Don't continue medicines without follow up with the prescribing psychiatrist for proper monitoring. If you are having trouble sleeping, you may need a change of medication.
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References

  1. Chlorpromazine. Beverley, Hull: Dr. Reddy's Laboratories (UK) Ltd.; 2005 [revised 14 Dec. 2016]. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Trihexyphnidyl. Huddersfield, West Yorkshire: Genus Pharmaceuticals; 2011 [revised 18 Dec. 2018]. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Trifluoperazine. Leeds, Yorkshire: Rosemont Pharmaceuticals Limited; 2008 [revised 27 Nov. 2018]. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Country of Origin: India

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