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Ridone 2 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Ridone Tablet

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

How Ridone Tablet works

Ridone 2 mg Tablet is an atypical antipsychotic. It works by affecting the levels of chemical messengers (dopamine and serotonin) to improve mood, thoughts and behavior.

Ridone Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Ridone 2 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ridone 2 mg 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
Ridone 2 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
Ridone 2 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ridone 2 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ridone 2 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Ridone 2 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ridone 2 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Ridone 2 mg 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 Ridone 2 mg 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 Ridone 2 mg Tablet can increase your risk of irregular heartbeat.
  • Do not stop taking Ridone 2 mg Tablet without talking  to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Ridone with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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FAQs

Q. Is Ridone addictive/controlled substance?

No. Ridone is neither addictive nor controlled substance

Q. Is Ridone an antipsychotic/ sedative/SSRI/ neuroleptic?

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

Q. Is Ridone used for anxiety?

No. Ridone is not used for anxiety

Q. Is Ridone a benzo?

No. Ridone is not a benzo

Q. Is Ridone the same as risperdal?

Yes. Risperdal is a brand name of drug Ridone

Q. Can I take Ridone with nyquil?

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

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