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Riscalm 3mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Riscalm 3mg Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
34
₹3.4/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Riscalm Tablet

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Uses of Riscalm Tablet

Riscalm 3mg Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and mania.
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Riscalm Tablet side effects

Common

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

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How to use Riscalm 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. Riscalm 3mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Riscalm Tablet works

Riscalm 3mg 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 Riscalm Tablet

Expert advice for Riscalm Tablet

  • Works well in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
  • You may feel dizziness and drowsiness when you start taking Riscalm. For the first week, avoid activities that require you to be alert.
  • Riscalm may cause weight gain, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and high blood sugar.
  • Tell your doctor if you have any unusual thoughts or behavior, inability to control muscle movements, or fever and excess sweating.
  • Some people may experience severe muscle problem on taking high doses or on long-term use. Tell your doctor if you’re one of them.
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Riscalm Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Riscalm Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Riscalm 3mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Riscalm 3mg 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Riscalm 3mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Riscalm 3mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Riscalm 3mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Riscalm 3mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Riscalm 3mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Riscalm 3mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Riscalm Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Risperidone

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Riscalm with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Riscalm with Ketoconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral
Riscalm with Terbinafine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Tzorg, Terbicide, Tinazen, Zygter, Terfast, Fluty TF, Terbit, Tinafine
Riscalm with Clotrimazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: PV 6, Oraloz Mpt
Riscalm with Voriconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Vosicaz, Vorizol, Voraze, Rextro, Vhope, Vonaz, Vocozo, Voritek, Voritrop, Vorifit, Vorzu, Voritrol, Vfend, Vorizef, Vorier
Riscalm with Itraconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Riscalm with Posaconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Riscalm with Spiramycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Riscalm with Lorazepam
SERIOUS
Riscalm with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dapoxetine: Actinex, DA Sutra, Stay Tal, Dapoxy, Dapnex, Duraject, Appynite, Ristor, Dejac
Riscalm with Oxyphenonium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
Riscalm with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Peptica, Placidox, Shipam, Anxol, D P M, Paxum
Riscalm with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin
Riscalm with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Zepox, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel
Riscalm with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot, Xet, Parocen, Paroxee, Pxt, Praxet, Parot, Paxidep, Pxn
Riscalm with Nalbuphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nalbuphine: Rubuphine, Nalfy, Nacphin
Riscalm with Isopropamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Isopropamide: Gastabid
Riscalm with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Riscalm with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Riscalm with Azithromycin
MINOR
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