Trixide-H 25mg/10mg Tablet

Introduction

Trixide-H 25mg/10mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines. It is used in the treatment of depression associated with anxiety. It helps in regulating mood and to reduce anxiety.

Trixide-H 25mg/10mg Tablet is taken with or without food. However, it is advised to take it at a fixed time each day to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the blood. In case you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. Never skip any dose and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly without talking to the doctor as it may worsen your symptoms. Taking this medicine for a long time may require regular monitoring of blood and liver functions.

Some common side effects of this medicine include constipation, difficulty in urination, weight gain, confusion, orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing). This medicine may cause weight loss. In case of losing weight, consult a dietitian for dietary supplements or try to increase your food portion. 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 are rare. Remember to inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood as it may lead to suicidal thoughts.

Take caution while taking medicine if you are suffering from liver disease. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Trixide-H Tablet

Benefits of Trixide-H Tablet

In Depression

Trixide-H 25mg/10mg 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.

Side effects of Trixide-H 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 Trixide-H

  • Constipation
  • Difficulty in urination
  • Weight gain
  • Confusion
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Tiredness
  • Blurred vision
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Increased heart rate
  • Uncoordinated body movements
  • Depression
  • Memory impairment

How to use Trixide-H 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. Trixide-H 25mg/10mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Trixide-H Tablet works

Trixide-H 25mg/10mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Amitriptyline and Chlordiazepoxide, which treats depression. Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant which increases the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating the mood and treat depression. Chlordiazepoxide is a benzodiazepine (BZD) which works by increasing the action of GABA, a chemical messenger which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Trixide-H 25mg/10mg Tablet.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Trixide-H 25mg/10mg 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

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Trixide-H 25mg/10mg 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
Trixide-H 25mg/10mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
As Trixide-H 25mg/10mg Tablet may make you feel drowsy or affect your concentration and this may affect your ability to drive.

Kidney

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Trixide-H 25mg/10mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Trixide-H 25mg/10mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

CAUTION
Trixide-H 25mg/10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Trixide-H 25mg/10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.