Riswel 2mg Tablet

icon
Sigmund Promedica

Composition for Riswel 2mg Tablet

iconPrescription Required
21.68
₹2.17/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
SOLD OUT

Medicine Overview of Riswel Tablet

uses

Uses of Riswel Tablet

Riswel 2mg Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and mania.
uses

Side effects of Riswel Tablet

Common

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

uses

How to use Riswel 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Riswel 2mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Riswel Tablet works

Riswel 2mg tablet works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affects thoughts and mood.

In Depth Information on Riswel Tablet

Expert advice for Riswel Tablet

  • 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.
video imgplay img
Warnings
Special precautions for Riswel 2mg Tablet
icon
Alcohol
CAUTION
Riswel 2mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
icon
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Riswel 2mg 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.
...
+more
icon
Lactation
Riswel 2mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
...
+more
icon
Driving
Riswel 2mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect
your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
...
+more
icon
Kidney
UNSAFE
Riswel 2mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution should be used in patients with impaired renal function.
...
+more
icon
Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Onabet Powder, Flugee 150mg Tablet, Tramazac HP 50mg Injection, Benadryl Dr Dry Cough Active Relief Syrup

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Riswel 2mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Risperidone

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

Substitutes for Riswel Tablet

Zisdon 2mg Tablet
Ivy Healthcare
₹2.97/Tablet
37% costlier
Ridone 2mg Tablet
Kivi Labs Ltd
₹3.26/Tablet
50% costlier
Respidon 2mg Tablet
Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹3.31/Tablet
53% costlier
Genrest 2mg Tablet
Gentech Healthcare Pvt Ltd
₹3.54/Tablet
63% costlier
Risdone 2mg Tablet
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹3.81/Tablet
76% costlier
Top Psychiatrists
doctor
Dr. Rajiv Mehta
MBBS, MD, MSc
4.5
doctor
4.6
doctor
Dr. M. K. Zaman
MBBS, MD, Diploma
4.8
doctor
4.1
doctor
4.1
cross img