Generic Name : Risperidone Pronunciation : ris per' i done Therapeutic Classification : Psychotherapeutics ICD Code : Y49.5
India- Cinris Forte Tab, Cinris Tab, Etores-Tr Tab, Genrest Plus Tab, Genrest Tab, Genrest-Ls Tab, Peridon Tab, Psydon Tab, Psydyl Film-Coated Tab, R-Don Forte Tab, R-Don Plus Tab, R-Don T Tab, R-Don Tab, Regrace Film-Coated Tab, Regrace Forte Tab, Regrace Plus Tab, Respidon Tab, Ridon Tab, Riscalm Forte Tab, Riscalm Tab, Riscalm-Ls Tab, Riscalm-Plu Tab, Risclam Tab, Risdone Plus Tab, Risdone Susp, Risdone Tab, Risnia Forte Tab, Risnia Plus Tab, Risnia Syr, Risnia Tab, Risolla Tab, Risperdal Film-Coated Tab, Risperdal Soln, Risperiv Tab, Rispid Film-Coated Tab, Rispid Liqd, Rispond Film-Coated Tab, Rispond Forte Film-Coated Tab, Rispond Plus Film-Coated Tab, Ristab Tab, Ritex Tab, Rozidal Tab, Sizodon Forte Tab, Sizodon Plus Tab, Sizodon Susp, Sizodon Tab, Sizomax-T3 Tab, Speridon Plus Tab, Speridon Tab, Sycodone Tab, Syncodone Plus Tab, Zepid Tab, Zisper Forte Md-Tab, Zisper Plus Md-Tab, Zisper-Ls Md-Tab, Zisper-Md Tab, Zodon Tab.
International- Risperdal Consta , Risperdal. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is an atypical antipsychotic, prescribed for Asperger's syndrome (difficulties in social interaction), schizophrenia (disturbed or unusual thinking), schizoaffective disorder(elevated or depressed mood), the mixed and manic states associated with bipolar disorder, and irritability in children with autism(impaired social interaction). When it is not to be taken (Contraindications):
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
The recommended initial dose is 2 mg/day by orally, increase from day 2 if necessary to a maximum of 16 mg/day. How it should be taken :
This medication available in the form of tablet, a solution, and an orally disintegrating tablet to take by mouth once or twice a day, with or without food Warnings and Precautions :
*Caution should also be exercised in patients with history of heart diseases, liver or kidney impairment, elderly, epilepsy; Parkinsonism, and during pregnancy.
*It may make you drowsy. Do not drive a car or operate machinery until you know how this medication affects you.
*It may make it harder for your body to cool down when it gets very hot or warm up when it gets very cold. Side Effects :
Central Nervous System- Agitation, anxiety, headache, sleeplessness.
Gastrointestinal- Sudden low blood pressure, constipation, difficulty in swallowing, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain.
Eye and ENT- Blurred vision, runny nose.
Genitourinary- Impotence excess milk secretion, breast enlargement, menstrual disorders.
Miscellaneous- Rash and allergy, extreme restlessness, involuntary movements, and uncontrollable speech symptoms (rarely), weight gain, swelling.
It may cause children to gain more weight than expected and for boys and male adolescents to have an increase in the size of their breasts.
*Monitor blood glucose in diabetics and patients at risk of developing diabetes. Storage Conditions :
Store at 15-25°C. Store it in an airtight container. Keep away from children.
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