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Risperdal Consta 50mg Injection

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Composition for Risperdal Consta 50mg Injection

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Primary uses of Risperdal Consta 50mg Injection

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2 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Risperdal Consta Injection

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Uses of Risperdal Consta Injection

Risperdal Consta 50mg Injection is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and mania.
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Risperdal Consta Injection side effects

Common

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

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How to use Risperdal Consta Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Risperdal Consta Injection works

Risperdal Consta 50mg Injection is an atypical antipsychotic. It works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affect thoughts.

In Depth Information on Risperdal Consta Injection

Expert advice for Risperdal Consta Injection

  • Works well in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
  • You may feel dizziness and drowsiness when you start taking Risperdal consta. For the first week, avoid activities that require you to be alert.
  • Risperdal consta 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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Risperdal Consta Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Risperdal Consta Injection
Alcohol
CAUTION
Risperdal Consta 50mg Injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Risperdal Consta 50mg Injection 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
Risperdal Consta 50mg Injection is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Risperdal Consta 50mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Risperdal Consta 50mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Risperdal Consta 50mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Risperdal Consta 50mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Risperdal Consta 50mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Risperdal Consta Injection

Frequently asked questions about Risperidone

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Risperdal Consta with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Risperdal Consta with Posaconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Risperdal Consta with Ketoconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral
Risperdal Consta with Clotrimazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: PV 6, Oraloz Mpt
Risperdal Consta with Terbinafine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Tzorg, Terbicide, Tinazen, Zygter, Terfast, Fluty TF, Terbit, Tinafine
Risperdal Consta with Voriconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Vosicaz, Vorizol, Voraze, Rextro, Vhope, Vonaz, Vocozo, Voritek, Voritrop, Vorifit, Vorzu, Voritrol, Vfend, Vorizef, Vorier
Risperdal Consta with Itraconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Risperdal Consta with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin
Risperdal Consta with Spiramycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Risperdal Consta with Nalbuphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nalbuphine: Rubuphine, Nalfy, Nacphin
Risperdal Consta with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Risperdal Consta with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Risperdal Consta with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot, Xet, Parocen, Paroxee, Pxt, Praxet, Parot, Paxidep
Risperdal Consta with Oxyphenonium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
Risperdal Consta with Lorazepam
SERIOUS
Risperdal Consta with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Peptica, Placidox, Shipam, Anxol, D P M, Paxum
Risperdal Consta with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dapoxetine: Actinex, DA Sutra, Stay Tal, Dapoxy, Dapnex, Duraject, Appynite, Ristor, Dejac
Risperdal Consta with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Zepox, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel
Risperdal Consta with Isopropamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Isopropamide: Gastabid
Risperdal Consta with Azithromycin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Azithromycin: Azitag, Maxithral, Azinova, Zithrocin, Azit, Zyloc, Nthrosin, Azilear, Rezim, Azrade, Bactiazi, Azistar, Elderaze, Azilup, Laz, Aziwis, Unizith, Rti, Azimore, Azee, Azivista, Azlo, Azivent, Azibest, Morzit, Zady, Aziklin, Azinol, Azitru, Remycine, Azileb, Azita, Aznee, Nazi, Azinix, Bio AZ, Azidep, Azirite, Zicin, Azibact, Zikem, Aziagio, Azad, Azithea, Threeomycin, A24, Azimacro, Aro, Aziclass, Uzazy, Azikaa, Azid, Zofacin, Trulimax, Azlupin, Uthral, Azigreat, Aziter, Azi Faith, Azigold, Rizax, Ecothral, Cazithro, Azitex, Azirox, Azitus XL, Azinkya, Izamed, Azicom, Azimed, Macrozin, Azipos, Azipeg, Aziforce, Azoo, Azipar, Azito, Azitab, Azicure, Rowezy, Azilac, Azax, Zithrokem, Azitrac, Azam, Azimount, Direkt, Servazith, Azimint, Azure, Azilin, Azest, Azinew, Azinext, Miomycin, Aziten, Aziway, Azitech, Azicox, Azindica, Aziber, Yash ZI, Zithro, Azisef, Azitin, Zarocin, Maazi, Zomycin, Azopil, Azipar O, Azithree, Azilide, Azigo, Karizma, Aziday, Zithrox, Azenas, Retramycin, Azcre, Pratham, Azoxyn, Vicon, Elzee, Azu OD, Zithcure, Xith, Azitop, Azibig, Azyric, Azifem, Azibiotic, Azifine, Aziline, Azilet, Azotis, Nanogram, Zitro, Zithium, Aziford, Azicid, Ertycin, Azeloc, Azimax, Myaz, Azirav, Zithree, Azycin, Azicrat, Ezecure, Azisoft, Qazi, Activa, Azisuper, Izabof, Zenmac, Aziwar, Azimon, Zohri, Azi Q, Azysafe, Azsuch, Azitras, Azirom, Azikem, Nuazy, Myazi, Zitromycin, Deftolide, Ronin, Nazith, Prazith, Azitsa, Azitas, Azumin, Azforin, Litazith, Flaag, Azmox, Zithromax, 3A, Azitive, Stfaz, Azilife, Azizen, Aziyug, Ortiza, AZ3, Zitis, Wiazi, Azomarc, Azimech, Azimist, Aziral, Aziset, Azro, Onazit, Gemycine, Stumz, Systhral, AN 500, Azauk, Zylid, Aziruth, Azinix Sdp, Azimark, Azire, Azith, Azovid, Maczed, Azitec, Zizom
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