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Risperidone : Interaction with Alcohol and Caffeine

Interaction of Risperidone with Alcohol and Caffeine - For your own safety It is important to understand and avoid the drug-food interaction and how to take the medication. Drug-food interaction can sometimes cause side effects and can even reduce the efficacy of the drug.

Risperidone Interactions with Alcohol

Risperidone usually creates drowsiness. Intake of risperidone with alcohol results more drowsiness than risperidone alone. The combination may make driving a car or operating machinery risky.

Risperidone Interactions with Caffeine

Don't mix risperidone with tea and cola as it can interact with these drinks.

How to Take the Medication -

Risperidone is available in the forms of a tablet, a solution and an orally disintegrating tablet. You can take it with food or on an empty stomach usually 2-3 times per day. A dropper is used to measure the oral solution which you can take with water, orange juice, coffee or low-fat milk. You should not stop the medicine without talking to your doctor even if you feel well.

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