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Restek Plus Tablet

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION

Overview

Uses of Restek Plus Tablet

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

How Restek Plus Tablet works

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

Restek Plus Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Restek Plus Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Restek Plus Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, 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
Restek Plus Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Restek Plus Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Restek Plus Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Restek Plus Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Restek Plus Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Restek Plus Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Restek Plus Tablet helps treat schizophrenia and mania.
  • It may cause less weight gain, sedation, and heart problems as compared to other similar medicines.
  • It may take 4-6 weeks to notice any medication effects. Keep taking it as prescribed.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Restek Plus Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • It may cause increase in weight, blood sugar, cholesterol, and fat. Eat healthy, exercise, and monitor your levels regularly.
  • Inform your doctor  if you experience any abnormal movements or restlessness.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of heart diseases as Restek Plus Tablet can increase your risk of irregular heartbeat.
  • Do not stop taking Restek Plus Tablet without talking  to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Restek Plus with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Indizole, Itraspan, Itzo
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Psycopan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Tremash, Tropidol, Dolfi
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Restek Plus

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FAQs

Q. Is Restek Plus addictive/controlled substance?

No. Restek Plus is neither addictive nor controlled substance

Q. Is Restek Plus an antipsychotic/ sedative/SSRI/ neuroleptic?

Restek Plus is an atypical antagonist which may show sedative effects. It has affinity towards serotonin. Few studies have shown that Restek Plus induces neuroleptic malignant syndrome

Q. Is Restek Plus used for anxiety?

No. Restek Plus is not used for anxiety

Q. Is Restek Plus a benzo?

No. Restek Plus is not a benzo

Q. Is Restek Plus the same as risperdal?

Yes. Risperdal is a brand name of drug Restek Plus

Q. Can I take Restek Plus with nyquil?

No. Taking Restek Plus 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 Restek Plus 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 Restek Plus use. Stop taking Restek Plus and consult your doctor immediately if you experience any of these symptoms.

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