Riz LS 2 mg/2 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Riz LS 2 mg/2 mg Tablet

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Uses of Risperidone

Risperidone is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and mania.
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Side effects of Risperidone

Common

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

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How to use Risperidone

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.

How Riz LS 2 mg/2 mg Tablet works

Risperidone is an atypical antipsychotic. It works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affects thoughts.
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Uses of Trihexyphenidyl

Trihexyphenidyl is used in Parkinson's disease and drug induced abnormal movements.
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Side effects of Trihexyphenidyl

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Dry mouth, Nausea, Vomiting, Constipation, Blurred vision.

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How to use Trihexyphenidyl

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.

How Riz LS 2 mg/2 mg Tablet works

Trihexyphenidyl is a muscle relaxing medication. It works by decreasing the activity of excess acetylcholine in the brain. This improves muscle control and reduces stiffness. It helps patients with Parkinson's disease by improving muscle control and reducing stiffness so that they can move more naturally. It is also used to treat movement disorder (restlessness, involuntary movements or muscle spasm ) which can be caused by certain drugs.

In Depth Information on Riz LS 2 mg/2 mg Tablet

Expert advice for Risperidone

  • 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.

Expert advice for Trihexyphenidyl

  • It may be taken before or after meals.
  • If Trihexyphenidyl causes your mouth to dry excessively, it may be better to take it before meals, unless it causes nausea. If taken after meals, thirst can be improved by sucking hard sugarless candy, chewing gum, or drinking water.
  • Inform your doctor if you are taking any medicines to treat glaucoma.
  • Trihexyphenidyl can cause blurred vision or dizziness. Do not drive and or operate machinery if you get blurred vision or dizziness.
  • Inform your doctor if you have trouble in passing urine.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
Warnings
Special precautions for Riz LS 2 mg/2 mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Riz LS 2 mg/2 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Riz LS 2 mg/2 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Riz LS 2 mg/2 mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lact
ation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Riz LS 2 mg/2 mg Tablet can cause blurring of vision, dizziness, mild nausea, and mental confusion in some cases. This may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Riz LS 2 mg/2 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patie
nts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Riz LS 2 mg/2 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Riz LS 2 mg/2 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patie
nts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Riz LS 2 mg/2 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Riz LS 2 mg/2 mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Risperidone

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

Q. What is Trihexyphenidyl used for?
Trihexyphenidyl is used in the management of Parkinson's disease as an add-on medicine along with other medicines. It helps by improving muscle control and reducing the stiffness of the muscle so that they can move naturally. Trihexyphenidyl can also be used to treat movement disorders (extreme restlessness, involuntary movements or muscle spasms) which can be caused by certain drugs.
Q. How does Trihexyphenidyl work?
Trihexyphenidyl works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger known as acetylcholine on the nerves of the smooth muscles; thereby, reducing the muscle spasm (involuntary contraction of a muscle or group of muscles), tremor (uncontrolled shaking) and excessive salivation associated with Parkinson's disease.
Q. Is Trihexyphenidyl a narcotic substance?
No, Trihexyphenidyl is not a narcotic substance. Trihexyphenidyl is an antispasmodic(muscle relaxing) medicine and belongs to a group of medicines known as anticholinergics.
Q. Is Trihexyphenidyl a MAO inhibitor?
No, Trihexyphenidyl is not a MAO inhibitor. Trihexyphenidyl is an antispasmodic (muscle relaxing) drug and belongs to a group of medicines known as anticholinergics.
Q. Is Trihexyphenidyl safe?
Trihexyphenidyl is a safe medicine if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
Q. Is Trihexyphenidyl a controlled substance?
No, Trihexyphenidyl is not classified as a controlled substance. However, the possibility of abuse should be borne in mind due to its stimulant and euphoriant properties.
Q. What is Trihexyphenidyl?
Trihexyphenidyl is an antispasmodic (muscle relaxing) drug and belongs to a group of drugs known as 'anticholinergics'.
Q. Does Trihexyphenidyl get you high?
Trihexyphenidyl has been reported to get you a high. Please use this drug only for prescribed duration in doses as recommended by your doctor.
Q. Does Trihexyphenidyl cause weight gain?
Trihexyphenidyl has not been seen to cause weight gain. However, weight loss has been reported with Trihexyphenidyl in children. Please consult your doctor in case you experience an unexpected change in your weight while you are taking Trihexyphenidyl.
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