Side Effects of Risnia are Sleepiness, Dizziness, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Dryness in mouth, Weight gain, Constipation, Restlessness, Tremor, Muscle rigidity.
No. Risnia is neither addictive nor controlled substance
Q. Is Risnia an antipsychotic/ sedative/SSRI/ neuroleptic?
Risnia is an atypical antagonist which may show sedative effects. It has affinity towards serotonin. Few studies have shown that Risnia induces neuroleptic malignant syndrome
Q. Is Risnia used for anxiety?
No. Risnia is not used for anxiety
Q. Is Risnia a benzo?
No. Risnia is not a benzo
Q. Is Risnia the same as risperdal?
Yes. Risperdal is a brand name of drug Risnia
Q. Can I take Risnia with nyquil?
No. Taking Risnia 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 Risnia 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 Risnia use. Stop taking Risnia and consult your doctor immediately if you experience any of these symptoms.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 16th Oct 2019. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.