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Risdone MT 1 Tablet


Overview

Uses of Risdone MT Tablet

Risdone MT 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 Risdone MT 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. Risdone MT 1 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Risdone MT Tablet works

Risdone MT 1 Tablet is an atypical antipsychotic. It works by affecting the levels of chemical messengers (dopamine and serotonin) to improve mood, thoughts and behavior.

Risdone MT Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Risdone MT 1 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Risdone MT 1 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
Risdone MT 1 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Risdone MT 1 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Risdone MT 1 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Risdone MT 1 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Risdone MT 1 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Risdone MT 1 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Risdone MT 1 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 Risdone MT 1 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 Risdone MT 1 Tablet can increase your risk of irregular heartbeat.
  • Do not stop taking Risdone MT 1 Tablet without talking  to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Risdone MT with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Risdone MT

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Currently taking risp + for schizophrenia but price for this medicine has gone up 3 times any alternate medicine available with the same composition. Please inform
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Resperidone is available as sizodon, Respidone, Risnia, Resperdal , Risdone
Suffering from schizophrenia since last 40yrs controlled on risdone plus and resizing plus alternate daysAnd traizzine s not resizing plus
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Schzophrenia is a chronic problem caused by Neuro chemical disturbance in brain. It is characterised by fear, odd experiences and distorted thought pattern. Treatment is with antipsychotic medicines which may need to continue throughout life. Regular follow up with psychiatrist is essential for monitoring side effects and response.
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FAQs

Q. Is Risdone MT addictive/controlled substance?

No. Risdone MT is neither addictive nor controlled substance

Q. Is Risdone MT an antipsychotic/ sedative/SSRI/ neuroleptic?

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

Q. Is Risdone MT used for anxiety?

No. Risdone MT is not used for anxiety

Q. Is Risdone MT a benzo?

No. Risdone MT is not a benzo

Q. Is Risdone MT the same as risperdal?

Yes. Risperdal is a brand name of drug Risdone MT

Q. Can I take Risdone MT with nyquil?

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

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