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Triplent 75mg Tablet

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Triplent 75mg Tablet is used in the treatment of depression. Different doses of this medicine help in treating and preventing different problems such as chronic nerve-related (neuropathic) pain, migraine, tension-type headache and nighttime bedwetting (nocturnal enuresis) by older children (6 years and above).

Triplent 75mg Tablet is known as a tricyclic antidepressant. It is normally taken before bedtime because it can make you feel sleepy. It can be taken with or without food. The dose and how often you need to take it will be decided by your doctor so that you get the right amount to control your symptoms. It may be increased gradually. This medicine may not work straight away and it could be several weeks before you get the full effects.

How long you need to use it will depend on what you are taking it for, but it is important to continue taking this medication even if you feel well. Do not suddenly stop taking it without consulting your doctor as it may make your condition worse. Your dose may be modified or gradually decreased before stopping the medication.

The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, constipation, sweating, dry mouth, sleepiness, tremor, dizziness, headache, speech disorder, accommodation disorder, palpitations, increased heart rate, orthostatic hypotension, and nasal congestion. It may also make you aggressive or confused and can lead to weight gain in some people. This medicine is not addictive, but you can experience additional side effects (withdrawal symptoms) if you stop taking it suddenly. Most of the common side effects tend to be mild. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing side effects if they bother you or do not go away. Serious side effects associated with this medicine are rare.

Uses of Triplent Tablet

Benefits of Triplent Tablet

In Depression

Triplent 75mg Tablet works by affecting the balance of certain chemicals (such as serotonin) in the brain. It helps improve mood and feelings of wellbeing, relieve anxiety and tension, helps you sleep better, and increase your energy level. It is an effective antidepressant but may cause drowsiness. You need to take it regularly as it is prescribed for it to be most effective and should not stop taking it suddenly.

In Neuropathic pain

Triplent 75mg Tablet helps in relieving neuropathic pain caused by nerve damage in certain conditions. These may include painful diabetic neuropathy, post-herpetic neuralgia, or spinal cord disease. It works by affecting chemicals in the brain called neurotransmitters. By relieving pain, it helps improve your quality of life.

In Migraine

Triplent 75mg Tablet helps prevent migraine by changing the way that your nerves receive pain signals. By preventing and reducing the frequency of headaches, it can help you carry out your daily activities and have a better quality of life.

Side effects of Triplent 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 Triplent

  • Constipation
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Increased heart rate
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Weight gain
  • Aggressive behavior
  • Nasal congestion (stuffy nose)
  • Sleepiness
  • Sweating
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Tremor
  • Speech disorder
  • Accomodation disorder
  • Palpitations

How to use Triplent 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. Triplent 75mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Triplent Tablet works

Triplent 75mg Tablet is a tricyclic antidepressant. It works by increasing the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating mood and treat depression. It also stops the transmission of pain signals from nerves to the brain thereby relieving neuropathic pain (pain from damaged nerves).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Triplent 75mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Triplent 75mg 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
Triplent 75mg 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
Triplent 75mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Triplent 75mg Tablet may impair your alertness which may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Triplent 75mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Triplent 75mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Triplent 75mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Triplent 75mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Triplent 75mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you forget to take Triplent Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Triplent 75mg 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.

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Quick Tips

  • It may take 4 to 6 weeks for Triplent 75mg Tablet to start working. Keep taking it as prescribed.
  • It may cause sleepiness. Take it at bedtime and do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Triplent 75mg Tablet as it may cause excessive sleepiness.
  • Monitor your weight during the treatment as this medicine can cause weight gain and increased appetite.
  • It may cause sudden drop in your blood pressure. Rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Talk to your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Dibenzocycloheptenes Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
NEURO CNS

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Triplent with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Lizolan, Lidoford, Mapzolide
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Trima, Rimarex, Morex
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Moxicheck, Moxonex, Unsym
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient Concerns

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Most of the times when I get excited or have orgasm I feel pain in my testis and around it .
Dr. Pranay Gandhi
Sexology
hi PATIENT neuropathic pain mostly. take tablet emanzen d 1 bd
Burning sensation in sole ,penile region regularly No spot at penile area but constant burning sensation at sole and penile area No relief from amoxicillin,ceprofloxin doxycyclene Period :last 14 days
Dr. Pranay Gandhi
Sexology
that may be a neuropathic pain. do u have high bp or diabetes. take tablet pregama m 1 od for 15 days
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FAQs

Q. What other lifestyle changes should I make to get maximum benefit of Triplent 75mg Tablet?

Antidepressants, including Triplent 75mg Tablet, are just one of several approaches to treat depression. Certain lifestyle changes can help you get maximum benefit of Triplent 75mg Tablet and help you recover fast. Keeping active and eating a healthy diet can make a significant difference to how quickly you recover from depression. Think positively and try to discuss your thoughts with others to reduce stress. Practice yoga or take up a hobby. Ensure that you have a sound sleep to calm your mind. Stay away from smoking or alcohol consumption as these will only worsen your depression. Take your medicines as prescribed even if you start feeling better.

Q. Is there anything I need to be careful about while on therapy with Triplent 75mg Tablet?

Triplent 75mg Tablet may cause drowsiness and dizziness, especially in the beginning of the treatment. So, avoid driving or using machinery until you know how the medicine affects you. Also, it is not advisable to drink alcohol during treatment with this medicine as it might increase sleepiness.

Q. Can the use of Triplent 75mg Tablet affect my sex life?

Yes, Triplent 75mg Tablet can affect sex life in both men and women. It may cause decreased sexual desire or you may experience discomfort during intercourse. Men may experience inability to develop or maintain an erection during sexual activity and may be unable to have an orgasm. If you notice these symptoms, do not stop taking the medicine but consult your doctor.

Q. I have been taking Triplent 75mg Tablet for depression since a week and recently I have been wanting to harm myself. What should I do? Is it because of the medicine?

You should immediately consult your doctor or go to the hospital. Your suicidal tendencies may have increased because of your disease or the medicine. Generally, Triplent 75mg Tablet takes about 2 weeks to show its effect but may take longer. Therefore, when you start taking Triplent 75mg Tablet, you may have thoughts about killing or harming yourself. This is more common in people who previously had suicidal tendencies or are young adults (less than 25 years old). However, the effect of medicine is different for every individual.

Q. Can Triplent 75mg Tablet cause urinary problems?

Yes, Triplent 75mg Tablet can cause urinary problems. It is more commonly seen in elderly patients who are more than 65 years old. The patient may face difficulty in passing urine which can further lead to a urinary tract infection. Consult your doctor immediately if you develop these symptoms.

Q. If my pain is not relieved, can I take more than the recommended dose?

No, you should use Triplent 75mg Tablet strictly as prescribed by the doctor. If the dose exceeds, you may develop drowsiness, confusion, difficulty in speech, dry mouth, tiredness, difficulty in walking, fever, difficulty in breathing, blue discoloration of the skin and decreased heartbeat. Your pain may not be relieved because Triplent 75mg Tablet takes about 2 weeks to show its effect, but it may take longer in some cases. The duration of treatment can differ from individual to individual. Consult your doctor if your symptoms are not relieved.

Q. Does Triplent 75mg Tablet cause any effect on pregnancy or the newborn?

Do not take Triplent 75mg Tablet during pregnancy unless recommended by the doctor. If you take this medicine during the last trimester of the pregnancy, the newborn may develop symptoms such as irritability, rigidity, irregular body movements, irregular breathing, poor drinking, loud crying, difficulty in urinating and constipation.

Q. I have been prescribed Triplent 75mg Tablet for pain. When will I start feeling better?

You may start feeling better after 2 weeks of starting Triplent 75mg Tablet. However, it may take 4-6 weeks to see the full benefits of the medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Triplent 75mg Tablet when my pain is relieved?

No, do not stop taking Triplent 75mg Tablet even if the pain is relieved. You should use Triplent 75mg Tablet as advised by the doctor. Stopping the medicine suddenly may cause unpleasant symptoms like headache, feeling unwell, sleeplessness and irritability. Consult your doctor for the duration of the treatment since the dose of Triplent 75mg Tablet needs to be reduced gradually.

Q. How long does Triplent 75mg Tablet take to work?

You may see an improvement in your symptoms after a couple of weeks, although it usually takes between 4 and 6 weeks before you feel the benefits. Do not stop taking Triplent 75mg Tablet after 1 or 2 weeks just because you feel it is not helping your symptoms. Give the medicine at least 6 weeks to work.

Q. How will Triplent 75mg Tablet make me feel?

Antidepressants like Triplent 75mg Tablet help to gradually lift your mood. You may notice that you sleep better and are less anxious. You may worry less about little things that used to bother you. Triplent 75mg Tablet will not make you feel excessively or unusually happy. It will help you feel like yourself again.

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