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Ristab 4 mg Tablet

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Composition for Ristab 4 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Ristab 4 mg Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
25.46
₹2.55/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Ristab Tablet

Uses of Ristab Tablet

Ristab 4 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and mania.

Ristab Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Ristab are Dizziness, Sleepiness, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Dryness in mouth, Weight gain, Constipation, Muscle rigidity, Restlessness, Tremor.

How to use Ristab 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. Ristab 4 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Ristab Tablet works

Ristab 4 mg 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 Ristab Tablet

Expert advice for Ristab Tablet

  • Works well in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
  • You may feel dizziness and drowsiness when you start taking Ristab 4 mg Tablet. For the first week, avoid activities that require you to be alert.
  • Ristab 4 mg 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.
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Ristab Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Ristab Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Ristab 4 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ristab 4 mg 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Ristab 4 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Ristab 4 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ristab 4 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ristab 4 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Ristab 4 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ristab 4 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Ristab

Is schizophrenia a major disorder. My psychiatrist prescribed me with sizodon 10 and soltus 50
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.
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.
I'm suffering from Schizophrenia as my symptoms displays. I am taking medication as prescribed by my doctor. What scheduling and thinking is comfortable for such patients.
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
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. 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. 3. Ask about social services assistance. These services may be able to assist with affordable counselling services, job placements and other daily activities. 4. 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.
I have schrezophenia dillusional thoughts appears now and then.i feel like kiling myself thoughts of suicide .is there any Ayurvedic medicine for long term positive result i m male 20 and kind of allergic to claupzane injection.it trigger dystonia in me.please do reply
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
I am not aware of any Ayurvedic treatment for schizophrenia. 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.
How long I have to use shicalm plus 5mg and amistride 50 mg for shizophrenia. I can have clear thoughts without medicine I tried.Even I am trying to stop nicotine. I want to cure completely and without medicine i want to stay again with a healthy brain.
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.
I am suffering from dippression/sizophrenia since 2002. I am taking medicines TREND XR 250, LICAB XL 400 and Cloze 0.25 mg since year 2005. But still problem persists. I feel shortterm memory and pain in Head. I find difficulty in recalling and understanding the things. Vision is also blurred and weight gain.
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.
Taking medicine for sezophrenia then acute pscosys from 2+ years. How long it will continue? Some symptoms reoccurs when medicines are not taken.
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Schizophrenia is a chronic illness and treatment needs to continue through out life. Please follow up with your psychiatrist and don't take decisions to reduce or stop medicines by yourself.

Frequently asked questions about Ristab Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Risperidone
Q. Is Ristab addictive/controlled substance?
No. Ristab is neither addictive nor controlled substance
Q. Is Ristab an antipsychotic/ sedative/SSRI/ neuroleptic?
Ristab is an atypical antagonist which may show sedative effects. It has affinity towards serotonin. Few studies have shown that Ristab induces neuroleptic malignant syndrome
Q. Is Ristab used for anxiety?
No. Ristab is not used for anxiety
Q. Is Ristab a benzo?
No. Ristab is not a benzo
Q. Is Ristab the same as risperdal?
Yes. Risperdal is a brand name of drug Ristab
Q. Can I take Ristab with nyquil?
No. Taking Ristab 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 Ristab 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 Ristab use. Stop taking Ristab and consult your doctor immediately if you experience any of these symptoms.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Ristab with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Ristab with Fluconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Fluconazole: Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu, Welcon, Fluzole, Geoflu, Rascon, Con F, Fucan, Flucur
Ristab with Terbinafine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis
Ristab with Itraconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit, Cositra
Ristab with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx
Ristab with Erythromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Erythromycin: Arthrox
Ristab with Escitalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Escitalopram: Kopram
Ristab with Tramadol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tramadol: Tremash, Tropidol, Dolfi, Cradol, Rimol, Aldol T, Trawel, Acupain
Ristab with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam
Ristab with Lorazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lorazepam: Psycopan
Ristab with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam
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