Zisdon 2mg Tablet

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Composition for Zisdon 2mg Tablet

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10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Zisdon Tablet


Uses of Zisdon Tablet

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

Side effects of Zisdon Tablet


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


How to use Zisdon 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 Zisdon 2mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Zisdon Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Zisdon Tablet

Expert advice for Zisdon 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.
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Special precautions for Zisdon 2mg Tablet
Zisdon 2mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Zisdon 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.
Zisdon 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.
Zisdon 2mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect
your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Zisdon 2mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients wi
th kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zisdon 2mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Onabet Powder, Onitraz 100mg Capsule, Flugee 150mg Tablet, Tramazac HP 50mg Injection

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Zisdon 2mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Risperidone

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

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