Risp Syrup

D D Pharmaceuticals

Composition for Risp 1mg/ml Syrup

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Primarily used for

60 ml in 1 bottle

Medicine Overview of Risp Syrup


Uses of Risp Syrup

Risp Syrup is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and mania.

Side effects of Risp Syrup


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


How to use Risp Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Risp Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Risp Syrup works

Risp syrup is an atypical antipsychotic. It works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affect thoughts.

In Depth Information on Risp Syrup

Expert advice for Risp Syrup

  • You will be regularly monitored for increase in weight, blood glucose level (if you are suffering from diabetes), and for signs and symptoms of fever and infection if you are having history of low white blood cell count.
  • Children and adolescents should be carefully monitored to check the sleepiness (sedative) effects of risperidone.
  • Your child will be regularly monitored for measurements of height, weight, sexual maturation, monitoring of menstrual functioning, and other potential prolactin-related effects.
  • Use with caution if you have history of fits (seizures).
  • If you are a men taking risperidone, you may be at a risk of getting priapism (persistent and painful erection of the penis). Seek for medical advice if you develop such signs and symptoms.
  • Use risperidone with caution in patients with heart disorders such as heart failure, heart attack, conduction abnormalities, dehydration or decrease in blood volume.
  • Do not take risperidone if you develop tardive dyskinesia (twitching or jerking movements that you cannot control in your face, tongue, or other parts of your body). 
  • Do not consume alcohol along with risperidone as it may worsen the side effects.
  • Do not take risperidone along with furosemide, as it may lead to death.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Special precautions for Risp Syrup
Risp Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Risp Syrup 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.
Risp Syrup is probably usafe to use during lactation. Limit
ed human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Risp Syrup may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vi
sion. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Risp Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidn
ey disease. Dose adjustment of Risp Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Risp Syrup should be used with caution in patients with live
r disease. Dose adjustment of Risp Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Itragreat 200mg Capsule, Itragreat 100mg Capsule, Flutis 150mg Tablet, Onecan 400mg Tablet
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Risp 1mg/ml Syrup

Frequently asked questions for Risperidone

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

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