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Triavil Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Triavil is used to treat anxiety, agitation, and depression. It is a combination of a tricyclic antidepressant and a tranquilizer. It can also help people with schizophrenia who are depressed and people with insomnia, fatigue, loss of interest, loss of appetite, or a slowing of physical and mental reactions.

Triavil Dosage

  • For Non-Psychotic Anxiety and Depression, the usual starting dose is 1 tablet of Triavil 2-25 or 4-25 taken 3 or 4 times a day, or 1 tablet of Triavil 4-50 taken twice a day.
  • For Anxiety in People with Schizophrenia, the usual starting dose is 2 tablets of Triavil 4-25 taken 3 times a day.

Uses of Triavil

  • Triavil is used to treat anxiety, agitation, and depression.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Triavil

Before taken Triavil medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Triavil. Side effects may include:

  • Disorientation
  • High or low blood pressure
  • Nervous system disorders
  • Sedation

Warnings and precautions before taking Triavil:

  • Before using Triavil, you should tell your doctor if you have ever had the following such as glaucoma; difficulty urinating; breast cancer; breathing problems; heart, kidney, or thyroid disease.
  • If you develop a fever, then you should stop taking Triavil and call your doctor.
  • Triavil could make you more sensitive to sunlight. So you should be careful to stay out of the sun, wear protective clothing, and use sunblock.
  • After taken this medicine, then you may feel dizzy, or drowsiness. So you should not participate in any activities that require alertness such as driving and operate machinery.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Triavil with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Triavil with the following:

  • Airway-opening drugs such as Proventil
  • Barbiturates such as phenobarbital
  • Cimetidine (Tagamet)
  • Disulfiram (Antabuse)
  • Epinephrine (EpiPen)
  • Flecainide (Tambocor)
  • Guanethidine
  • Major tranquilizers such as Haldol
  • Narcotic analgesics such as Percocet
  • Phosphorus insecticides
  • Quinidine
  • Thyroid medications such as Synthroid

After taken Triavil if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Triavil overdose include:

  • Agitation
  • Coma
  • Dilated pupils
  • Extreme low body temperature
  • High fever
  • Overactive reflexes
  • Rapid or irregular heartbeat

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