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
on Jun 05, 2007 Female from INDIA , 64 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Trioptal. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Trioptal side effects: balance disorder, convulsion, decreased appetite, hyponatraemia, nausea, somnolence. Trioptal dosage: 600 Mg, Bid.
Associated medications used:
  • Thiazides
Patient was hospitalized.

Dizziness, Skin Hyperpigmentation, Somnolence, Swelling Face
Patient was taking Trioptal. Patient felt the following Trioptal side effects: dizziness, skin hyperpigmentation, somnolence, swelling face on Feb 15, 2006 from INDIA Additional patient health information: Male , 73 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Trioptal dosage: 150 Mg, Bid.

Abnormal Behaviour, Attention Deficit/hyperactivity Disorder
Adverse event was reported on Jun 18, 2005 by a Male taking Trioptal (Dosage: 450 Mg/day) was diagnosed with and. Location: INDIA , child 8 years of age, After Trioptal was administered, patient encountered several Trioptal side effects: abnormal behaviour, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

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


    Date & Time

    Other Medicine(s) or Treatment(s)





    Scale: 1 = very mild to 10 = very bad

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  • 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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