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Zesper 20 mg Tablet

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Composition for Zesper 20 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Zesper 20 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Zesper Tablet

Uses of Zesper Tablet

Zesper 20 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and mania.

Zesper Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Zesper 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 Zesper 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. Zesper 20 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Zesper Tablet works

Zesper 20 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 Zesper Tablet

Expert advice for Zesper Tablet

  • Works well in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
  • You may feel dizziness and drowsiness when you start taking Zesper 20 mg Tablet. For the first week, avoid activities that require you to be alert.
  • Zesper 20 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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Zesper Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Zesper Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Zesper 20 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zesper 20 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
Zesper 20 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
Zesper 20 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Zesper 20 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zesper 20 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Zesper 20 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zesper 20 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Zesper Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Risperidone

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Zesper with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Zesper with Terbinafine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Terminator, Hifen, Anibret, Terbimet, Derbina, Mycosol, Tinacure, Terowin, Febitan
Zesper with Voriconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Voristil, Fungior, Vhope, Vorifit, Vorzu
Zesper with Itraconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itracip, Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit, Cositra, Itoz, Belitra, Sitra, Ozitral, Itrapro
Zesper with Miconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Miconazole: Canticid
Zesper with Fluconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Fluconazole: Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu, Welcon, Fluzole, Geoflu, Rascon, Con F, Fucan, Flucur
Zesper with Clotrimazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: Clowil, Odis, Kamestin, Cano, Gynaemed, Clovag, Ctm V, Caniten, D Zorb, Clotrim V
Zesper with Posaconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Zesper with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx, Paromec, Madotine, Parolyst, Parox, Baxidep, Psypro, Parot, Proxzen
Zesper with Nalbuphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nalbuphine: Nalfy, Nacphin
Zesper with Spiramycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Zesper with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam, Zeopse, Karpam, Osopose, Campin, Elpam, Elpose, Calmtack, Peptica, Placidox
Zesper with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Zesper with Oxyphenonium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
Zesper with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Zesper with Escitalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Escitalopram: Kopram, Ecit, Escnx, Esitopa, Madito, Citolex, Elcit, Escivi, Esetinol, Esmood
Zesper with Erythromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Erythromycin: Arthrox, Ciresto, Eromax, Avithrocin, Denthrocin, E Cin, T Mycin, Suzithrocin, Methro, Erypsin
Zesper with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Wintal
Zesper with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam, Zepox, Raipox, Equiliser, Anxibrium, Cdcon, Czep, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H
Zesper with Lorazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lorazepam: Psycopan, Urpam, Anxionil, Biokalm, Larosh, Loripam, Loratranc, Lori, Loralite, Loranxit
Zesper with Tramadol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tramadol: Tremash, Tropidol, Dolfi, Cradol, Rimol, Aldol T, Trawel, Acupain, Tramajeev, Fostra
Zesper with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dapoxetine: Actinex, DA Sutra, Stay Tal, Dapoxy, Dapnex, Duraject, Appynite
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Substitutes for Zesper

No substitutes found for this medicine
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