Trimeprazine Pharmacology


About Trimeprazine
Phenothiazine derivative, A tricyclic Antihistamine, antipruritic.
Mechanism of Action of Trimeprazine
Trimeprazine is a tricyclic antihistamine. Trimeprazine competes with free histamine for binding at Histamine-receptor sites. This antagonizes the effects of histamine on Histamine receptors. So it is used in allergic condition.
Pharmacokinets of Trimeprazine
Absorption:Drug is well absorbed after oral administration.
Onset of Action for Trimeprazine
Duration of Action for Trimeprazine
Half Life of Trimeprazine
Side Effects of Trimeprazine
1.Dry mouth
3.Upset stomach
4.Chest congestion
7.Abnormal vision
8.Muscle weakness
10.Difficulty urinating
11.Skin rash
Contra-indications of Trimeprazine
1.Hypersensitivity to Trimeprazine
2.Asthma attack
3.Renal impairment
4.Hepatic impairment
5.Abnormal muscle weakness
6.Prostate hypertrophy
8.Closed angle glaucoma
11.Parkinson`s disease
Special Precautions while taking Trimeprazine
1.Heart disease
4.Driving vehicles, operating machines and other hazardous activities which require mental alertnes
Pregnancy Related Information
Old Age Related Information
Use with caution
Breast Feeding Related Information
Children Related Information
Use with caution
Children under 2 years: Contraindicated
Indications for Trimeprazine
Interactions for Trimeprazine
Typical Dosage for Trimeprazine
Adults: 10 mg/day in 4 divided doses
Children: 1.25 - 2.5 mg at bed time or 3 times daily
Schedule of Trimeprazine
Storage Requirements for Trimeprazine
The drug should be kept at 15-30 degree C in a tightly closed container. Protect from heat and light. Keep out of the reach of children
Effects of Missed Dosage of Trimeprazine
Take the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time to take the next dose then skip the missed dose.Continue the regular schedule.Do not double the dose.
Effects of Overdose of Trimeprazine
Give supportive measures and symptomatic treatment.

Home Delivery for Trimeprazine in Your City

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However, we do publish a comprehensive directory of Pharmacies, Chemists and Druggists in cities all over India. You can use this directory to find the medicine stores in your city (or area) that provide home delivery services for trimeprazine and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for trimeprazine may be free or they may cost you depending on the pharmacy and the minimum order requirements. It would be best to get this clarified while placing the order.

Please be aware that you should take trimeprazine only if a doctor has recommended or prescribed it. Some or all pharmacies who provide a home delivery service for medicines might insist on a prescription for trimeprazine before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for trimeprazine with the pharmacy.

Trimeprazine is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for trimeprazine might be better known than trimeprazine itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have trimeprazine in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for trimeprazine.