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Risnia MD 3 Tablet

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Manufacturer
SALT COMPOSITION

Overview

Uses of Risnia Tablet MD

Risnia Tablet MD 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 Risnia Tablet MD

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not handle the tablets with wet hands. Put it in your mouth but do not swallow it. Risnia MD 3 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Risnia Tablet MD works

Risnia MD 3 Tablet is an atypical antipsychotic. It works by affecting the levels of chemical messengers (dopamine and serotonin) to improve mood, thoughts and behavior.

Risnia Tablet MD related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Risnia MD 3 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Risnia MD 3 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Risnia MD 3 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Risnia MD 3 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Risnia MD 3 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Risnia MD 3 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Risnia MD 3 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Risnia MD 3 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Risnia MD 3 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 Risnia MD 3 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 Risnia MD 3 Tablet can increase your risk of irregular heartbeat.
  • Do not stop taking Risnia MD 3 Tablet without talking  to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Risnia with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Indizole, Itraspan, Canzit
LIFE-THREATENING
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LIFE-THREATENING
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SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycopan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Tremash, Tropidol, Dolfi
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Risnia

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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 plz help
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Schizophrenia 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. Coping with a mental disorder as serious as schizophrenia can be challenging, both for the person with the condition and for friends and family. Here are some ways to cope: 1. Learn about schizophrenia. Education about the disorder can help motivate the person with the disease to stick to the treatment plan. Education can help friends and family understand the disorder and be more compassionate with the person who has it. 2. Join a support group. Support groups for people with schizophrenia can help them reach out to others facing similar challenges. Support groups may also help family and friends cope. 3. Stay focused on goals. Managing schizophrenia is an ongoing process. Keeping treatment goals in mind can help the person with schizophrenia stay motivated. Help your loved one remember to take responsibility for managing the illness and working toward goals. 4. Ask about social services assistance. These services may be able to assist with affordable counselling services, job placements and other daily activities. 5. Learn relaxation and stress management. The person with schizophrenia and loved ones may benefit from stress-reduction techniques such as meditation, yoga or tai chi. Please see a psychiatrist for further guidance.
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FAQs

Q. Is Risnia addictive/controlled substance?

No. Risnia is neither addictive nor controlled substance

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

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

Q. Is Risnia used for anxiety?

No. Risnia is not used for anxiety

Q. Is Risnia a benzo?

No. Risnia is not a benzo

Q. Is Risnia the same as risperdal?

Yes. Risperdal is a brand name of drug Risnia

Q. Can I take Risnia with nyquil?

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

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