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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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MRP
44.72
₹4.47/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Zesper Tablet

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Uses of Zesper Tablet

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

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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

No. Zesper is neither addictive nor controlled substance
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
No. Zesper is not used for anxiety
No. Zesper is not a benzo
Yes. Risperdal is a brand name of drug Zesper
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
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 Posaconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Zesper with Terbinafine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Tzorg, Tinazen, Terfast, Fluty TF, Terbit
Zesper with Voriconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Vosicaz, Vorizol, Voraze, Rextro, Vhope, Vonaz, Vocozo, Voritek, Voritrop, Vorifit, Vorzu, Voritrol, Vfend, Vorizef, Vorier
Zesper with Clotrimazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Zesper with Itraconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Zesper with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Peptica, Placidox, Shipam, Anxol, D P M, Paxum
Zesper with Nalbuphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nalbuphine: Rubuphine, Nalfy, Nacphin
Zesper with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot, Xet, Parocen, Paroxee, Pxt, Praxet, Parot, Paxidep
Zesper with Oxyphenonium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
Zesper with Spiramycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Zesper with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin
Zesper with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Zepox, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel
Zesper with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Zesper with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Zesper with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Zesper with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dapoxetine: Actinex, DA Sutra, Stay Tal, Dapoxy, Dapnex, Duraject, Appynite, Ristor
Zesper with Lorazepam
SERIOUS
Zesper with Azithromycin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Azithromycin: Azla, Azitag, Maxithral, Azinova, Zithrocin, Azit, Zyloc, Nthrosin, Azilear, Rezim, Azrade, Bactiazi, Elderaze, Azilup, Laz, Aziwis, Unizith, Rti, Azimore, Azee, Azivista, Azlo, Azivent, Azibest, Morzit, Zady, Aziklin, Azithro, Azinol, Rozy, Azikem, 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, Azi Faith, Azigold, Rizax, Ecothral, Cazithro, Azitex, 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, 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, Qazi, Azisuper, Izabof, Zenmac, Aziwar, Azimon, Zohri, Azi Q, Azysafe, Azsuch, Azitras, Azirom, Nuazy, Myazi, Zitromycin, Deftolide, Ronin, Nazith, Prazith, Azitsa, Azitas, Azumin, Azforin, Azicin, Litazith, Flaag, Azmox, Zithromax, 3A, Azitive, Stfaz, Azilife, Azizen, Aziyug, Ortiza, AZ3, Zitis, Wiazi, Azomarc, Azimech, Azimist, Aziral, Aziset, Azro, Onazit, Gemycine, Stumz, Systhral, Azitus, AN 500, Azauk, Zylid, Aziruth, Azinix Sdp, Azimark, Azire, Azith, Azovid, Maczed, Azitec, Zizom

Substitutes for Zesper

No substitutes found for this medicine
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