Trioday Tablet

Introduction

Trioday Tablet is a combination of antiretrovirals medicines. It is prescribed to treat HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) infection. It boosts up the immunity to fight against HIV to manage or treat AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome).

Trioday Tablet restricts the growth of HIV in the body and reduces the risk of getting HIV-related complications to improve the lifespan of an individual. The medicine should be taken in an empty stomach, preferably at bedtime for better efficacy. Taking these medicines regularly at the same time increases their effectiveness. A dose of this medicine must not be missed as it can affect your recovery. It is important to complete the full course of the treatment until your doctor advises you to stop it.

The most common side effects of this medicine are impaired concentration, abnormal dreams, headache, nausea, weakness and fatigue, nasal congestion, diarrhea, rash, dizziness, trouble sleeping, pain, depression, and cough. These are usually not serious and go away within 2-4 weeks of treatment, however, inform your doctor if they bother you or do not go away. As it can also make you feel dizzy or drowsy, it is advised to avoid driving. In addition to that, avoid alcohol consumption as it may increase the intensity of the side effects.

Before starting with the treatment, you should consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or have any kidney, liver, or other diseases. Your doctor may suggest some laboratory tests before and during the treatment to check your blood counts, liver and kidney functioning, and other health and mental conditions. If you are HIV positive, you should not breastfeed or share personal belongings like razors or toothbrushes. Consult your doctor to know about safe sex methods to prevent transmission of HIV during intercourse.

Uses of Trioday Tablet

  • HIV infection

Side effects of Trioday 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 Trioday

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Weakness
  • Depression
  • Cough
  • Diarrhea
  • Impaired concentration
  • Abnormal dreams
  • Fatigue
  • Nasal congestion (stuffy nose)
  • Pain

How to use Trioday 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. Trioday Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Trioday Tablet works

Trioday Tablet is a combination of three antiviral medicines: Lamivudine, Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate and Efavirenz. They work by preventing HIV (virus) from multiplying, thereby reducing the amount of virus in your body. They also increase the CD4 cell (white blood cells that protect against infection) count in your blood.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Trioday Tablet. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Trioday Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Trioday Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.

Driving

UNSAFE
Trioday Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

Kidney

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Trioday Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Trioday Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Trioday Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Trioday Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.