RI 2mg Tablet

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Composition for RI 2mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of RI Tablet


Uses of RI Tablet

RI 2mg Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and mania.

Side effects of RI Tablet


Headache, Akathisia, Dystonia, Sleepiness, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Parkinsonism.


How to use RI 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. RI 2mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How RI Tablet works

RI 2mg Tablet is an atypical antipsychotic. It works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affect thoughts.

In Depth Information on RI Tablet

Expert advice for RI Tablet

  • You will be regularly monitored for increase in weight, blood glucose level (if you are suffering from diabetes), and for signs and symptoms of fever and infection if you are having history of low white blood cell count.
  • Children and adolescents should be carefully monitored to check the sleepiness (sedative) effects of risperidone.
  • Your child will be regularly monitored for measurements of height, weight, sexual maturation, monitoring of menstrual functioning, and other potential prolactin-related effects.
  • Use with caution if you have history of fits (seizures).
  • If you are a men taking risperidone, you may be at a risk of getting priapism (persistent and painful erection of the penis). Seek for medical advice if you develop such signs and symptoms.
  • Use risperidone with caution in patients with heart disorders such as heart failure, heart attack, conduction abnormalities, dehydration or decrease in blood volume.
  • Do not take risperidone if you develop tardive dyskinesia (twitching or jerking movements that you cannot control in your face, tongue, or other parts of your body). 
  • Do not consume alcohol along with risperidone as it may worsen the side effects.
  • Do not take risperidone along with furosemide, as it may lead to death.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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RI Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for RI Tablet
RI 2mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
RI 2mg 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.
RI 2mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. L
imited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
RI 2mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your
vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
RI 2mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with k
idney disease. Dose adjustment of RI 2mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
RI 2mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with l
iver disease. Dose adjustment of RI 2mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Itragreat 100mg Capsule, Flutis 150mg Tablet, Onecan 400mg Tablet, Adamon 100mg Injection

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about RI Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Risperidone

No. Ri is neither addictive nor controlled substance
Ri is an atypical antagonist which may show sedative effects. It has affinity towards serotonin. Few studies have shown that Ri induces neuroleptic malignant syndrome
No. Ri is not used for anxiety
No. Ri is not a benzo
Yes. Risperdal is a brand name of drug Ri
No. Taking Ri 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
These side effects are commonly observed with Ri use. Stop taking Ri and consult your doctor immediately if you experience any of these symptoms.

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