Resque 4 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Resque Tablet

Resque 4 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and mania.

Resque 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 Resque 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. Resque 4 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Resque Tablet works

Resque 4 mg Tablet is an atypical antipsychotic. It works by affecting the levels of chemical messengers (dopamine and serotonin) to improve mood, thoughts and behavior.

Resque Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Resque 4 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Resque 4 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
Resque 4 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
Resque 4 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Resque 4 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Resque 4 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Resque 4 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Resque 4 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Resque 4 mg Tablet
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Expert Advice

  • Works well in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
  • You may feel dizziness and drowsiness when you start taking Resque 4 mg Tablet. For the first week, avoid activities that require you to be alert.
  • Resque 4 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 Resque with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Terbicutis
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Arthrox
SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
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Brand(s): Dizapam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycopan
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Resque

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Is schizophrenia a major disorder. My psychiatrist prescribed me with sizodon 10 and soltus 50
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Schizophrenia is a chronic problem caused by Neuro chemical disturbance in brain. It is characterised by fear, odd experiences and distorted thought pattern. Treatment is with antipsychotic medicines which may need to continue throughout life. Coping with a mental disorder as serious as schizophrenia can be challenging, both for the person with the condition and for friends and family. Here are some ways to cope: 1. Learn about schizophrenia. Education about the disorder can help motivate the person with the disease to stick to the treatment plan. Education can help friends and family understand the disorder and be more compassionate with the person who has it. 2. Join a support group. Support groups for people with schizophrenia can help them reach out to others facing similar challenges. Support groups may also help family and friends cope. 3. Stay focused on goals. Managing schizophrenia is an ongoing process. Keeping treatment goals in mind can help the person with schizophrenia stay motivated. Help your loved one remember to take responsibility for managing the illness and working toward goals. 4. Ask about social services assistance. These services may be able to assist with affordable counselling services, job placements and other daily activities. 5. Learn relaxation and stress management. The person with schizophrenia and loved ones may benefit from stress-reduction techniques such as meditation, yoga or tai chi. Please see a psychiatrist for further guidance.
Suffering from schizophrenia since last 40yrs controlled on risdone plus and resizing plus alternate daysAnd traizzine s not resizing plus
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Schzophrenia is a chronic problem caused by Neuro chemical disturbance in brain. It is characterised by fear, odd experiences and distorted thought pattern. Treatment is with antipsychotic medicines which may need to continue throughout life. Regular follow up with psychiatrist is essential for monitoring side effects and response.
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FAQs

Q. Is Resque addictive/controlled substance?
No. Resque is neither addictive nor controlled substance
Q. Is Resque an antipsychotic/ sedative/SSRI/ neuroleptic?
Resque is an atypical antagonist which may show sedative effects. It has affinity towards serotonin. Few studies have shown that Resque induces neuroleptic malignant syndrome
Q. Is Resque used for anxiety?
No. Resque is not used for anxiety
Q. Is Resque a benzo?
No. Resque is not a benzo
Q. Is Resque the same as risperdal?
Yes. Risperdal is a brand name of drug Resque
Q. Can I take Resque with nyquil?
No. Taking Resque 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 Resque 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 Resque use. Stop taking Resque and consult your doctor immediately if you experience any of these symptoms.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
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