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C-Trika 1 MG Tablet

Manufactured byUnichem Laboratories Ltd.
ContainsClonazepam
Description

C-Trika 1 MG Tablet is a very effective medicine for the treatment of seizures of different types. It is also used to treat panic attacks and sleep disorders.

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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for C-Trika 1 MG Tablet

  • Depression
  • Sleepiness
  • Nervousness
  • Uncontrolled body movements
  • Reduced intellectual abilities
  • Allergy
  • Decreased sexual urge
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Blurred vision
  • Muscle pain

Uses of C-Trika 1 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Seizure disorder
  • Panic attacks
  • Sleep disorders
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 30 to 40 minutes of administration.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 6 to 8 hours in adults. This duration increases to 12 hours in infants and children.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Consumption of alcohol should be avoided while you are taking C-Trika 1 MG Tablet. Activities which require high mental alertness should be avoided and symptoms like dizziness, difficulty in breathing should be reported to the doctor immediately.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    Habit forming tendencies were reported in some cases especially if the usage is for an extended period of time. A gradual withdrawal of the drug i.e. decrease in dosing over a period of time is suggested in such cases.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy until absolutely necessary. It is known to cause harm to the fetus. Infants born to a mother taking this drug during pregnancy may show withdrawal symptoms.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in women who are lactating as the likelihood of side effects on the infant is very high. However, the potential benefits and associated risks should be discussed with your doctor in cases where it is necessary to take this medicine.

Allergy

C-Trika 1 MG Tablet is not recommended for use if you have a known history of allergy to Benzodiazepine group of drugs.

Liver disease

C-Trika 1 MG Tablet is not recommended for use if you have an active liver disease or abnormality.

Glaucoma

C-Trika 1 MG Tablet is not recommended for use if you have Acute Narrow Angle Glaucoma. However, it can be administered for Open Angle Glaucoma.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy until absolutely necessary. It is known to cause harm to the fetus. Infants born to a mother taking this drug during pregnancy may show withdrawal symptoms.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in women who are lactating as the likelihood of side effects on the infant is very high. However, the potential benefits and associated risks should be discussed with your doctor in cases where it is necessary to take this medicine.
General warnings

Suicidal tendencies

C-Trika 1 MG Tablet can cause suicidal behavior if the usage duration is prolonged. Such patients should be closely monitored and any behavioural changes should be reported to the doctor.

Interference with awareness and movements

C-Trika 1 MG Tablet can interfere with general awareness and body movements. You should refrain from operating heavy machinery or performing work that requires a high level of mental alertness.

Withdrawal symptoms

C-Trika 1 MG Tablet can cause withdrawal symptoms if the usage is stopped abruptly. Gradual withdrawal is suggested in case you have been taking this medicine for long.

Drug abuse

C-Trika 1 MG Tablet should be used with caution if you have a history of drug abuse. Chances of dependency are very high especially if the intended use is for a long duration of time.

Seizures

C-Trika 1 MG Tablet can cause an onset of seizures if you have a history of epilepsy. Appropriate medicines should be taken along with C-Trika 1 MG Tablet to counter the possibility of drug-induced seizures.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose can be skipped. Contact your doctor and seek advice if you there are any doubts regarding dosage.

Overdose

Contact a doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected. Symptoms of an overdose like drowsiness, confusion or fainting should be reported immediately.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Consumption of alcohol or alcoholic beverage while taking this medicine may cause some severe side effects like dizziness, impaired judgment. If the amount consumed is very high and prolonged, then it could lead to some very severe side effects like breathing difficulties leading to death.

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol should be avoided while you are taking C-Trika 1 MG Tablet. Activities which require high mental alertness should be avoided and symptoms like dizziness, difficulty in breathing should be reported to the doctor immediately.
Interaction with Medicine

Atenolol

Carbamazepine

Cetirizine

Codeine

Disease interactions

Closed-Angle Glaucoma

C-Trika 1 MG Tablet is not recommended for use if you are suffering from Closed Angle Glaucoma. It can be used if you have Open Angle Glaucoma but are not receiving any treatment for it.

Respiratory disorders

C-Trika 1 MG Tablet should be used with caution if you are suffering from respiratory disorders. Treatment with this medicine requires an individualized dose adjustment and periodic monitoring of symptoms.

Liver disease

C-Trika 1 MG Tablet should be used with caution if you suffering from an active liver disorder. Suitable dose adjustment and safety monitoring may be required in such cases.

Obesity

C-Trika 1 MG Tablet should be used with caution in obese patients with careful monitoring of symptoms. An increase in dosing intervals might be necessary in some cases.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take C-Trika 1 MG Tablet exactly as instructed by your doctor. Taking the right quantity for the right duration is very critical given that it may be habit-forming. Appropriate medical tests should be conducted periodically to assess safety. Never discontinue usage without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Food timings: Information not available

Administration time: Information not available

Sleep inducing: Information not available

How it works
N/A
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Benzodiazepine anticonvulsants

Schedule

Schedule H

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