Don 1 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Don Tablet

Don 1 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and mania.

Don Tablet side effects

Common
  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Weight gain
  • Constipation
  • Muscle rigidity
  • Restlessness
  • Tremor

How to use Don Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Don 1 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Don Tablet works

Don 1 mg Tablet is an atypical antipsychotic. It works by affecting the levels of chemical messengers (dopamine and serotonin) to improve mood, thoughts and behavior.

Don Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Don 1 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Don 1 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Don 1 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Don 1 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Don 1 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Don 1 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Don 1 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Don 1 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • Works well in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
  • You may feel dizziness and drowsiness when you start taking Don 1 mg Tablet. For the first week, avoid activities that require you to be alert.
  • Don 1 mg Tablet may cause weight gain, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and high blood sugar.
  • Tell your doctor if you have any unusual thoughts or behavior, inability to control muscle movements, or fever and excess sweating.
  • Some people may experience severe muscle problem on taking high doses or on long-term use. Tell your doctor if you’re one of them.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Don with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. Is Don addictive/controlled substance?
No. Don is neither addictive nor controlled substance
Q. Is Don an antipsychotic/ sedative/SSRI/ neuroleptic?
Don is an atypical antagonist which may show sedative effects. It has affinity towards serotonin. Few studies have shown that Don induces neuroleptic malignant syndrome
Q. Is Don used for anxiety?
No. Don is not used for anxiety
Q. Is Don a benzo?
No. Don is not a benzo
Q. Is Don the same as risperdal?
Yes. Risperdal is a brand name of drug Don
Q. Can I take Don with nyquil?
No. Taking Don with Nyquil (dextromethorphan and doxylamine) may increase the side effects such as drowsiness, blurred vision, dry mouth, heat intolerance, flushing, decreased sweating, difficulty urinating, abdominal cramping, constipation, rapid heartbeats, confusion, and memory problems
Q. Can I take vicodin/tramadol/ ambien/diazepam with risperidone?
Using Vicodin (acetaminophen and hydrocodone), Ambien (zolpidem) or diazepam together with risperidone may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Tramadol may increase the risk of seizures when given with risperidone
Q. Can I take ibuprofen/ trazodone/melatonin/ Tylenol with risperidone?
Yes. Taking ibuprofen/ trazodone/melatonin/ Tylenol (acetaminophen) with risperidone does not cause any harmful effects. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use
Q. Does Don cause depression/ weight loss/ high prolactin levels/ weight gain/ lower blood pressure/ make you high or drowsy/ help you sleep?
These side effects are commonly observed with Don use. Stop taking Don and consult your doctor immediately if you experience any of these symptoms.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 16th Aug 2018.
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