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Zodon 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).  

Drug information on Zodon (Risperidone) from Osmed Formulation Pvt. Ltd.

Zodon

  Tablet  
Osmed Formulation Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Risperidone
 270.00
2mg
180 Tablets
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Medical Condition(s) for which Zodon may be prescribed


Side effects of Zodon

  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 Zodon?

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 Zodon not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Zodon

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 Zodon

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

Storage Conditions for Zodon

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



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