Benefits of Triavil
-Treats depression and mental illness
-Affects brain chemicals related to mood
-Available in injectable, oral tablet, and solution forms.
Triavil side effects include:
-QT prolongation, a rare but possibly fatal condition
-Oral tablet: two to three times daily
-Oral remedy: once per day
-Injectable: intramuscular injection into a muscle every two weeks, typically in the buttocks.
Triavil may increase the level of other tricyclic antidepressants in your blood, which could result in more side effects.
-Serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs): Combining Triavil with SSRIs increases the risk of serotonin syndrome, a potentially fatal condition. Agitation, hallucinations, coma, and a rapid heartbeat are all signs of serotonin syndrome.
-MAOIs: Combining Triavil with MAOIs can result in a life-threatening rise in blood pressure. Chest pain, headache, confusion, and blurred vision are side effects of this interaction.
-Cyclobenzaprine: Combining Triavil with cyclobenzaprine may result in a higher blood concentration of Triavil, which could result in more side effects.
-Diazepam: Combining Triavil with diazepam can raise the concentration of the drug in your blood, which can result in more side effects.
-St. John's wort: Combining Triavil with St. John's wort may cause it to become less effective by lowering the concentration of Triavil in your blood.
This is not a comprehensive list of Triavil drug interactions. Discuss all of your prescription and over-the-counter medications, as well as vitamins and herbal supplements, with your doctor.
-Triavil has the potential to cause QT prolongation, a rare but potentially fatal condition. QT prolongation symptoms include irregular heartbeat, dizziness, and seizures.
-Triavil may make you feel sleepy. While taking Triavil, avoid alcohol and other drowsy-inducing medications.
-Triavil may make you gain weight. Discuss how to manage this side effect with your doctor.
-Triavil might make you constipated. Consume high-fiber foods and drink lots of water to avoid this side effect.
Dosage and administration
Triavil is typically started at a dose of 25 mg twice or three times daily. To get you to the right dose, your doctor may gradually raise your dose over time.
Triavil oral solution is typically taken once daily at a dose of 10 mg.
-Every two weeks, 37.5 mg of Triavil injectable is the typical dosage.
You can take Triavil with or without food. It might take longer for Triavil to start working if you take it with food.
Take your Triavil as soon as you remember if you miss a dose. Skip the missed dose and carry on with your regular dosing schedule if it is almost time for your next dose. Never take two Triavil doses at the same time.
Keep Triavil in a dark, dry place at room temperature. Keep it out of the bathroom. Keep Triavil away from children and animals.
A drug called Triavil (trihexyphenidyl) is used to treat the tremors and muscle rigidity that are signs of Parkinson's disease. Additionally, it is used to treat psychotic illnesses like schizophrenia. Antipsychotics are a class of drugs that includes Triavil. It affects brain chemicals that are involved in mood. Oral tablets, oral solutions, and injectable versions of Triavil are all readily available. Every two weeks, a healthcare provider administers the injectable form. Drowsiness, dry mouth, constipation, and weight gain are typical Triavil side effects. Another rare but potentially fatal side effect of triavil is QT prolongation. To avoid potentially harmful drug interactions, discuss all of your prescriptions with your doctor.
Never take two Triavil doses at the same time. Take your Triavil as soon as you remember if you miss a dose. Skip the missed dose and carry on with your regular dosing schedule if it is almost time for your next dose. Keep Triavil in a tightly-closed, light-resistant container at room temperature and away from moisture and light. Keep out of the bathroom. Keep Triavil away from children and animals. Discuss all of your prescription and over-the-counter medications, as well as vitamins and herbal supplements, with your doctor.