Ridazin 50 Tablet

Prescription Required

Introduction

Ridazin 50 Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia. It alters the thoughts and elevates the mood, improving the person’s ability to think, feel and behave.

Ridazin 50 Tablet should be taken with food, preferably at the same time each day. Take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor and if you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may worsen your symptoms.

Some common side effects of this medicine include dry mouth, abnormality of voluntary movements, urinary retention, constipation, and muscle rigidity. Initially, this medicine may cause a sudden drop in blood pressure when you change positions, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down. It may also cause dizziness and sleepiness, do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.

Before taking it, inform your doctor if you are suffering from thyroid or kidney problems, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, glaucoma, or any heart problems. You should not take this medicine if you are under the influence of alcohol or any sleep-inducing, cough, and/ or allergy medication. This medicine can also lead to weight gain, eat a healthy balanced diet, avoid snacking with high-calorie food, and exercise regularly.

Uses of Ridazin Tablet

Benefits of Ridazin Tablet

In Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a mental disorder in which a person’s thinking ability, feelings, and behavior become abnormal. Ridazin 50 Tablet helps restore the chemical imbalances in the brain that are responsible for such changes. It improves thoughts, behavior and enhances the quality of life. It needs to be taken regularly to work effectively. Do not stop taking it unless your doctor advises you to as it can worsen your condition.

Side effects of Ridazin Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Ridazin

  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Sleepiness
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Abnormality of voluntary movements
  • Weight gain
  • Increased prolactin level in blood
  • Urinary retention
  • Constipation
  • Muscle stiffness
  • Tremor

How to use Ridazin 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. Ridazin 50 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Ridazin Tablet works

Ridazin 50 Tablet is a typical antipsychotic. It works by blocking the action of dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain that affects thoughts and mood.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Ridazin 50 Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ridazin 50 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.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ridazin 50 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
Ridazin 50 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
As Ridazin 50 Tablet may impair your thinking or reactions. Avoid getting up too fast from a sitting or lying position, or you may feel dizzy and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Ridazin 50 Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Ridazin 50 Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick tips

  • Ridazin 50 Tablet should be taken with food, preferably at the same time every day.
  • It may increase your weight, blood sugar and cholesterol. Eat healthy, exercise regularly and monitor your blood levels regularly.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Ridazin 50 Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Get regular eye examinations while taking this medicine, as it can sometimes cause eye problems.
  • Get regular blood tests to monitor the levels of electrolytes (salts such as potassium and magnesium) in your blood as suggested by your doctor.
  • Regularly get your heart function monitored as suggested by your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience any abnormal movements, particularly of the face, lips, jaw and tongue, while taking this medicine.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Phenothiazine Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
NEURO CNS
Action Class
Typical Antipsychotics

Interaction with drugs

Taking Ridazin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Clowil, Odis, Kamestin
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Brand(s): Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu
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Brand(s): Indizole, Itracip, Itraspan
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Levopa
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient concerns

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Psychiatry
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90, Delhi - Jaipur Road, Sector 32, Gurugram, Haryana 122001
Country of origin: India

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