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Trioptal Side Effects

Common Trioptal Side Effects


The most commonly reported Trioptal side effects (click to view or check a box to report):

Somnolence (2)
Balance Disorder (1)
Attention Deficit/hyperactivity Disorder (1)
Abnormal Behaviour (1)
Swelling Face (1)
Convulsion (1)
Decreased Appetite (1)
Skin Hyperpigmentation (1)
Nausea (1)
Hyponatraemia (1)
Dizziness (1)


If you or someone in your family has experienced a serious side effect to a health product, you are encouraged to report the experience to your health care professional (e.g. physician, pharmacist). You could also complete a copy of the side effect reporting form or report your side effect to FDA.

Side effects reports are analyzed to discover potential health product safety signals. Some important reactions may take an extremely long time to develop or occur infrequently. Continued monitoring of adverse reactions is thus essential to maintain a comprehensive safety and effectiveness profile of health products.

Trioptal Side Effects Reported to FDA

The following Trioptal reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Trioptal on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has found a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.
Balance Disorder, Convulsion, Decreased Appetite, Hyponatraemia, Nausea, Somnolence
This is a report of a 64-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from INDIA, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: grand mal convulsion, who was treated with Trioptal (dosage: 600 Mg, Bid, start time: NS), combined with:
  • Thiazides
and developed a serious reaction and side effect(s). The consumer presented with:
  • Balance Disorder
  • Convulsion
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Hyponatraemia
  • Nausea
  • Somnolence
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This case can indicate the possible existence of increased vulnerability to Trioptal treatment in female patients, resulting in balance disorder side effect. The patient was hospitalized.

Dizziness, Skin Hyperpigmentation, Somnolence, Swelling Face
This report suggests a potential Trioptal Dizziness, Skin Hyperpigmentation, Somnolence, Swelling Face side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 73-year-old male patient (weight: NA) from INDIA was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: diabetic neuropathy and used Trioptal (dosage: 150 Mg, Bid) starting NS. Soon after starting Trioptal the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Dizziness
  • Skin Hyperpigmentation
  • Somnolence
  • Swelling Face
Drugs used concurrently: NA. Although Trioptal demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as dizziness, may still occur.

Abnormal Behaviour, Attention Deficit/hyperactivity Disorder
This Abnormal Behaviour, Attention Deficit/hyperactivity Disorder problem was reported by a physician from INDIA. A 8-year-old male patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: post-traumatic epilepsy. On NS this consumer started treatment with Trioptal (dosage: 450 Mg/day). The following drugs were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Trioptal, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms/side effects:
  • Abnormal Behaviour
  • Attention Deficit/hyperactivity Disorder
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry side effect risks. Some side effects, such as abnormal behaviour, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.



Top 10 Trioptal Side Effects for Women

Women Side EffectsReports
Balance Disorder 1
Convulsion 1
Decreased Appetite 1
Hyponatraemia 1
Nausea 1
Somnolence 1

Keep Track of Side Effects

Note Your Observations

It is really important to keep of your symptoms, right from the time you start a new medicine. You can do it any way you prefer: in a notebook, in a computer file or using our online tool. You should also note down any other medicines you are taking at the same time, because there could be an interaction between these medicines.

Why Your Notes are Important

Your notes could be helpful in several ways:

  • You can use them to remind you of details that may alert your health care professional(s) to a problem
  • You will have a record to refer to in the future, in case you are ever prescribed the same medicine again

  • Log Form

    You can use the following log form to write down important information, like the date and time you experienced a side effect and your symptoms, how strong the symptoms were, and any other medicines you were using.

    Medicine Name and Dosage:
    Side Effects Scale Date & Time Other Medicine(s) or Treatment(s)
    Scale: 1 = very mild to 10 = very bad

    You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.


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