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Repid Forte 3mg/2mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Repid Tablet

Repid Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Weight gain
  • Sleepiness
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Increased prolactin level in blood
  • Nervousness

How to use Repid 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. Repid Forte 3mg/2mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Take it with food, if it causes stomach upset.

How Repid Tablet works

Repid Forte 3mg/2mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Risperidone and Trihexyphenidyl/Benzhexol. Risperidone is an atypical antipsychotic which works by balancing the levels of chemical messengers (dopamine and serotonin) to improve mood, thoughts, and behavior. Trihexyphenidyl/Benzhexol is an anticholinergic which works on the nervous system and corrects some of the chemical imbalances that cause Parkinson's disease and certain side effects occurring during antipsychotic treatment.

Repid Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Repid Forte 3mg/2mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Repid Forte 3mg/2mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Repid Forte 3mg/2mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Repid Forte 3mg/2mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Repid Forte 3mg/2mg Tablet can cause blurring of vision, dizziness, mild nausea, and mental confusion in some cases. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Repid Forte 3mg/2mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Repid Forte 3mg/2mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Repid Forte 3mg/2mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Repid Forte 3mg/2mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Repid Forte 3mg/2mg Tablet is a combination medicine that helps treat schizophrenia or mania.
  • Trihexyphenidyl controls drug induced abnormal movements.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Repid Forte 3mg/2mg Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medication as it may lower its efficacy.
  • It can cause dry mouth. Maintain good oral hygiene,drink water, chew sugarless gum, or suck on hard candy for the dry mouth.
  • It may cause an increase in weight, blood sugar, cholesterol, and triglycerides (fat). Eat healthy, exercise, and monitor your levels regularly.
  • Inform your doctor if you have  glaucoma or trouble passing urine.
  • Do not stop taking Repid Forte 3mg/2mg Tablet without talking  to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.

Patient Concerns

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https://www.1mg.com/otc/himalaya-confido-tablet-otc90667One ?one tablet morning & evening after taking food , use at least 1-2 months
Dear sir I had a stomach pain last 10days so I take blood test Report the result is HBS AG Hepatitis B surface Antigen (repid method) . Ist quirble diciess in English mediation kindly Tell me sir
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Lungs Specialist
No its not curable but treatable
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References
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  2. Drugs.com. Trihexyphenidyl. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Risperidone. County Cork, Ireland: Janssen Pharmaceutical; 1993. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Trihexyphnidyl. Huddersfield, West Yorkshire: Genus Pharmaceuticals; 2011 [revised 18 Dec. 2018]. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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