Ridazin 50mg Tablet

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Composition for Ridazin 50mg Tablet

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₹6.4/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Ridazin Tablet

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Uses of Ridazin Tablet

Ridazin 50mg Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia.
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Side effects of Ridazin Tablet

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Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Sleepiness, Dry mouth, Abnormality of voluntary movements, Parkinsonism, Weight gain, Akathisia, Dystonia, Constipation.

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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. It is better to take Ridazin 50mg Tablet with food.

How Ridazin Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Ridazin Tablet

Expert advice for Ridazin Tablet

  • Take precautions as long term use of thioridazine may cause neuroleptic malignant syndrome (characterized by extreme body temperature, muscle rigidity, altered mental status) and tardive dyskinesia (disorder resulting in involuntary, repetitive body movements).
  • You may be at risk of developing hypotension (low blood pressure) during the treatment with thioridazine if you are a female or an elderly or alcoholic patient.
  • Tell your doctor if you are suffering from narrow-angle glaucoma (increased pressure inside the eyes that causes visual problem), prostatic hypertrophy (enlargement of organ called prostate), heart disease or epilepsy.
  • You should undergo regular eye examinations if you are receiving thioridazine for long term or in high doses or if you have liver disease.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as thioridazine may impair the mental and/or physical abilities.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Ridazin 50mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Ridazin 50mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ridazin 50mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Ridazin 50mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

As Ridazin 50mg 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.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Ridazin
50mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Ridazin
50mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Flutis 150mg Tablet, Onecan 400mg Tablet, Onitraz 100mg Capsule, AF 150mg Tablet DT

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