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Drug information on Respimed (Risperidone) from Medico Labs

Respimed

  Tablet  
Medico Labs
Generic : Risperidone
 8.00
1mg
10 Tablets
Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Respimed may be prescribed


Side effects of Respimed

  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.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

The recommended initial dose is 2 mg/day by orally, increase from day 2 if necessary to a maximum of 16 mg/day.

How to use Respimed?

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

When is Respimed not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Respimed

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.

Other Precautions for Respimed

Monitor blood glucose in diabetics and patients at risk of developing diabetes.

Storage Conditions for Respimed

Store at 15-25°C. Store it in an airtight container. Keep away from children.



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