Medicine Overview of Risperdal Tablet
Side Effects of Risperdal are Dizziness, Sleepiness, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Dryness in mouth, Weight gain, Constipation, Muscle rigidity, Restlessness, Tremor.
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. Risperdal 3 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Risperdal 3 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 Risperdal Tablet
- Works well in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
- You may feel dizziness and drowsiness when you start taking Risperdal 3 Tablet. For the first week, avoid activities that require you to be alert.
- Risperdal 3 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.
Risperdal Tablet related warnings
Risperdal 3 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Risperdal 3 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.
Risperdal 3 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Risperdal 3 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Risperdal 3 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Risperdal 3 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Risperdal 3 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Risperdal 3 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Frequently asked questions about Risperdal Tablet
Q. Is Risperdal addictive/controlled substance?
No. Risperdal is neither addictive nor controlled substance
Q. Is Risperdal an antipsychotic/ sedative/SSRI/ neuroleptic?
Risperdal is an atypical antagonist which may show sedative effects. It has affinity towards serotonin. Few studies have shown that Risperdal induces neuroleptic malignant syndrome
Q. Is Risperdal used for anxiety?
No. Risperdal is not used for anxiety
No. Risperdal is not a benzo
Q. Is Risperdal the same as risperdal?
Yes. Risperdal is a brand name of drug Risperdal
Q. Can I take Risperdal with nyquil?
No. Taking Risperdal 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 Risperdal 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 Risperdal use. Stop taking Risperdal and consult your doctor immediately if you experience any of these symptoms.
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