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Riscon 2 mg Tablet

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Composition for Riscon 2 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Riscon 2 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Riscon Tablet

Uses of Riscon Tablet

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

Riscon Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Riscon are Dizziness, Sleepiness, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Dryness in mouth, Weight gain, Constipation, Muscle rigidity, Restlessness, Tremor.

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

How Riscon Tablet works

Riscon 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.

In Depth Information on Riscon Tablet

Expert advice for Riscon Tablet

  • Works well in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
  • You may feel dizziness and drowsiness when you start taking Riscon 2 mg Tablet. For the first week, avoid activities that require you to be alert.
  • Riscon 2 mg Tablet 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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Riscon Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Riscon Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Riscon 2 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Riscon 2 mg 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
Riscon 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
Riscon 2 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Riscon 2 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Riscon 2 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Riscon 2 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Riscon 2 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Riscon Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Risperidone

Q. Is Riscon addictive/controlled substance?
No. Riscon is neither addictive nor controlled substance
Q. Is Riscon an antipsychotic/ sedative/SSRI/ neuroleptic?
Riscon is an atypical antagonist which may show sedative effects. It has affinity towards serotonin. Few studies have shown that Riscon induces neuroleptic malignant syndrome
Q. Is Riscon used for anxiety?
No. Riscon is not used for anxiety
Q. Is Riscon a benzo?
No. Riscon is not a benzo
Q. Is Riscon the same as risperdal?
Yes. Risperdal is a brand name of drug Riscon
Q. Can I take Riscon with nyquil?
No. Taking Riscon 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 Riscon 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 Riscon use. Stop taking Riscon and consult your doctor immediately if you experience any of these symptoms.

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Taking Riscon with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Riscon with Terbinafine
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Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Terminator, Hifen, Anibret, Tzorg, Tinazen, Fluty TF, Terbit, Tinafine
Riscon with Posaconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Riscon with Voriconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Voristil, Vhope, Vorifit, Vorzu
Riscon with Clotrimazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Riscon with Spiramycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Riscon with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dapoxetine: Actinex, DA Sutra, Stay Tal, Dapoxy, Dapnex, Duraject, Appynite, Dejac
Riscon with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Riscon with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam, Zeopse, Karpam, Osopose, Peptica, Placidox, Anxol, D P M, Juniz Rds, Starlium, Repam
Riscon with Nalbuphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nalbuphine: Nalfy, Nacphin
Riscon with Oxyphenonium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
Riscon with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam, Zepox, Raipox, Equiliser, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel, Anxizide
Riscon with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Riscon with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Riscon with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Riscon with Trimebutine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Trimebutine: Trimspa
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