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Triphen 2 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Triphen Tablet

Triphen 2 mg Tablet is used in Parkinson's disease and drug induced abnormal movements.

Triphen Tablet side effects

Common
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Blurred vision

How to use Triphen 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. Triphen 2 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Triphen Tablet works

Triphen 2 mg Tablet is an anticholinergic medication. It works by decreasing the activity of a chemical messenger (acetylcholine) in the brain. This improves muscle control and reduces stiffness in Parkinson's disease. It also improves movement disorder (restlessness, involuntary movements or muscle spasm) caused by certain other medicines.

Triphen Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Triphen 2 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Triphen 2 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Triphen 2 mg Tablet should be used with caution during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Milk secretion may decrease.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Triphen 2 mg Tablet can cause blurring of vision, dizziness, mild nausea, and mental confusion in some cases. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Triphen 2 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Patients with kidney disease should be closely monitored by a doctor while taking this medicine.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Triphen 2 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Triphen 2 mg Tablet helps treat Parkinson's disease and drug-induced abnormal movements.
  • Dry mouth may occur as a side effect. Frequent mouth rinses, good oral hygiene, increased water intake and sugarless candy may help.
  • It may cause dry eyes. Avoid wearing contact lenses and inform your doctor if it bothers you.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Inform your doctor if you suffer from  glaucoma or if you have trouble passing urine.
  • Do not stop taking Triphen 2 mg Tablet without talking  to your doctor first as that may cause worsening of symptoms.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Triphen

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My father is suffering from Parkinson's disease from last 3 years.From June 2016 we have changed the doctor and she is suggested to take syndopa plus ,syndopa Cr and amantral.from last 14 days ,my father's behaviour suddenly changed,mood has changed.his behaviour becomes suspesious about us.he was denying to take the medicine and become violent.so we admitted him in hospital.our neurologist suggested that he may have schizophrenia has he is having psychotic history.may be because of that he is behaving like this.so now we have psychiatrist treatment also with it.i am really confused.is he suffering because of Parkinson's or he is really having psychological problem.please guide me
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurologist
some forms of parkinsons may be associate d with psychosisother ccauses of psychosis need to be excluded like thyroid disease, vitamin b12 deficinecy , brain infection
1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
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FAQs

Q. What is Triphen used for?

Triphen is used in the management of Parkinson's disease as an add-on medicine along with other medicines. It helps by improving muscle control and reducing the stiffness of the muscle so that they can move naturally. Triphen can also be used to treat movement disorders (extreme restlessness, involuntary movements or muscle spasms) which can be caused by certain drugs.

Q. How does Triphen work?

Triphen works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger known as acetylcholine on the nerves of the smooth muscles; thereby, reducing the muscle spasm (involuntary contraction of a muscle or group of muscles), tremor (uncontrolled shaking) and excessive salivation associated with Parkinson's disease.

Q. Is Triphen a narcotic substance?

No, Triphen is not a narcotic substance. Triphen is an antispasmodic(muscle relaxing) medicine and belongs to a group of medicines known as anticholinergics.

Q. Is Triphen safe?

Triphen is a safe medicine if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.

Q. What is Triphen?

Triphen is an antispasmodic (muscle relaxing) drug and belongs to a group of drugs known as 'anticholinergics'.

Q. Does Triphen get you high?

Triphen has been reported to get you a high. Please use this drug only for prescribed duration in doses as recommended by your doctor.

Q. Does Triphen cause weight gain?

Triphen has not been seen to cause weight gain. However, weight loss has been reported with Triphen in children. Please consult your doctor in case you experience an unexpected change in your weight while you are taking Triphen.
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90, Delhi - Jaipur Road, Sector 32, Gurugram, Haryana 122001
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