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Peridon 1mg Tablets

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Peridon 1 MG Description

Peridon Tablets treats the symptoms of schizophrenia, manic episodes in patients with bipolar disorders, and short term treatment of continuous aggression in patients with moderate to severe Alzheime

r’s dementia who do not respond to non-pharmacological approaches. Peridon Tablets is also used to treat the symptoms of behaviour issues in children and teenagers with autism. Risperidone is the primary compound of Peridon Tablets. Peridon Tablets falls under the category of medicines called atypical antipsychotics. It restores the balance of certain natural substances in your brain. Peridon Tablets side effects include nausea, weight gain, fatigue, lightheadedness or drooling. It takes some time to show its effect. It may take many days or months for Peridon Tablets to control your symptoms.


Product Summary

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ContainsRisperidone(1.0 Mg)
UsesSchizophrenia, bipolar disorder
Side effectsNausea, fatigue
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Uses of Peridon 1 MG

  • Schizophrenia
  • Mania in patients of bipolar disorder
  • Behaviour issues in autistic children and teenagers.

Contraindications of Peridon 1 MG

  • If you are allergic to risperidone or paliperidone.
  • If you suffer from liver or kidney disease.
  • If you suffer from seizures.
  • If you have difficulties swallowing food.
  • If you have Parkinson’s disease.
  • If you have dementia or dementia-related psychosis.
  • If you or anyone in your family has diabetes or cardiac issues.
  • If your cholesterol or triglyceride levels are on the higher side.
  • If you face breathing problems while sleeping (sleep apnea).

Side effects of Peridon 1 MG

  • Diarrhoea
  • Constipation
  • Heartburn
  • Agitation
  • Anxiety
  • Restlessness

Precautions and Warnings of Peridon 1 MG



Can I take Peridon Tablets during pregnancy?
It is better to avoid Peridon Tablets during pregnancy. In rare cases, babies born to mothers who used this medicine in the last trimester displayed symptoms like drowsiness, feeding difficulty, constant crying and muscle stiffness.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Peridon Tablets while breastfeeding?
Peridon Tablets passes into the breastmilk and may cause problems like abnormal sleepiness, feeding difficulties, muscle stiffness or shakiness in the newborn baby.


Can I drive if I have taken Peridon Tablets?
No. Peridon Tablets' side effects include giddiness, sleepiness and drowsiness. This can make driving very unsafe.


Can I consume alcohol with the Peridon Tablets?
No. Alcohol can increase the dizziness and drowsiness associated with Peridon Tablets.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are on other medicines, herbal supplements, nutritional products and vitamins.
  • You have had any substance abuse issues in the past.
  • You are scheduled for any surgery and about your past ailments and surgeries.
  • You are going for any type of therapy or alternative healing practices.
  • Talk to your doctor before starting or stopping any medicine while on Peridon Tablets.

Mode of Action of Peridon 1 MG

How Does It Work?

Dopamine and serotonin are chemicals naturally produced in our bodies. These chemicals are neurotransmitters that are used by nerve cells to transfer messages. Both serotonin and dopamine contribute t...
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Directions for Use of Peridon 1 MG

  • Take Peridon Tablets exactly in the dose recommended by the doctor.
  • Your doctor will start with a low dose of Peridon Tablets and increase it slowly till you reach the correct dose.
  • While stopping Peridon Tablets, your doctor will reduce your dose slowly to prevent withdrawal symptoms.
  • If you stop Peridon Tablets suddenly, you can get withdrawal symptoms like sweating, sleep problems, and being sick.

Interactions of Peridon 1 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Taking Peridon Tablets with Parkinson’s medicines like levodopa may decrease the potency of levodopa.
  • Combining Peridon Tablets with diuretics like furosemide can raise the risk of an irregular heart rhythm that may be serious.
  • Consuming Peridon Tablets with painkillers like morphine or tramadol can cause serious side effects like respiratory problems, coma and even death.
  • When Peridon Tablets is taken with Antihistamine like chlorpheniramine, it can aggravate side effects like drowsiness, dry mouth, blurred vision, constipation, irregular heartbeat and abdominal crampi...
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  • Taking Peridon Tablets with epilepsy medicines like carbamazepine may make Peridon Tablets less effective.
  • Using Peridon Tablets with antianxiety medicines like alprazolam and lorazepam intensifies side effects like giddiness, confusion, concentration difficulties and drowsiness.
  • Taking Central nervous system stimulants like methylphenidate with Peridon Tablets may aggravate the side effects of Peridon Tablets like tremors, shuffling of feet, tongue stiffness, drooling and unc...
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Interactions with food items

  • Peridon Tablets interaction with food is uneventful. You can take Peridon Tablets before or after food as the doctor directs; you can consume a normal diet.

Storage and disposal of Peridon 1 MG

Store Peridon Tablets in a tight container where children and pets cannot reach them. Store it at room temperature. Do not expose Peridon Tablets to water, excess heat or direct sunlight. Dispose of t...
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Dosage of Peridon 1 MG


Rush to a doctor if you have taken an overdose of Peridon Tablets. You may experience problems like drowsiness, irregular heartbeat, fainting, dizziness, seizures and stomach upset.

Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose of Peridon Tablets, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose of Peridon Tablets, skip the missed dose and proceed with your regular schedule.

Content Details


Dr. Jagruti Jain

M.B.B.S., M.D., D.N.B., General Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Will Peridon Tablets have any impact on my fertility?

A: In rare cases, Peridon Tablets can impact your hormones and cause sexual problems in males and females. Peridon Tablets can also impact periods in some women. Talk to your doctor if you intend to start a family.

Q: Will Peridon Tablets affect my body weight?

A: Peridon Tablets can increase your hunger. Be careful of what you eat and exercise regularly to maintain body weight.

Q: Is it safe to take Peridon Tablets for a long time?

A: Peridon Tablets can be taken safely for an extended period.
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Last Updated on: 04 Apr 2022 | 06:28 PM (IST)
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