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    Triprolidine

    Information about Triprolidine

    Triprolidine uses

    Triprolidine is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.

    How triprolidine works

    Triprolidine is an antihistamine. It blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.

    Common side effects of triprolidine

    Sleepiness

    Available Medicine for Triprolidine

    No medicine available

    Expert advice for Triprolidine

    • Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
    • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Triprolidine, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.

    Frequently asked questions for Triprolidine

    Triprolidine

    Q. Dose Triprolidine cause drowsiness/does it make you feel drowsy/ sleepy?
    Yes. Drowsiness and dizziness are common side effects of Triprolidine
    Q. Is Triprolidine a sedative?
    Triprolidine can produce effects like inducing sleep and drowsiness. However, it is not used as a sedative drug
    Q. Is Triprolidine an expectorant?
    No. Triprolidine is an anti-histamine drug used to relieve allergic symptoms of common cold and cough. It may be included in expectorant (aid expulsion of mucus as cough) or antitussive (used for dry cough) cough/cold preparations
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    Q. What is triprolidine/triprolidine hydrochloride?
    Triprolidine or triprolidine hydrochloride is an anti-histamine drug
    Q. What is it used for?
    It is used to relieve allergic symptoms of common cold and cough such as sneezing, running nose, watery eyes, itching (in eyes, nose, throat), congestion in the nose and sinuses (air cavities around the nose). It may also be used to treat other allergies like red itchy bumps on skin (hives), mild allergic skin reactions, inflammation of eyes due to allergy (allergic conjunctivitis) and swelling of eyes and lips (angioedema)
    Q. Does Triprolidine get you high?
    Triprolidine may not get you high. However, it may occasionally cause paradoxical excitation (unexpected excitation or increase in activity/agitation) and hallucinations (seeing or hearing things that are not really there)
    Q. How does Triprolidine work?
    Triprolidine is an anti-histamine drug and belongs to a class of drugs called H1 receptor antagonists. It provides relief from the symptoms of common cold and other allergies by blocking the biological effect of naturally released substance called histamine that triggers allergic responses.

    Content on this page was last updated on 14 September, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)