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R Don Plus Tablets

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R Don Plus Tablets Description

R Don Plus Tab is an antipsychotic medication primarily prescribed to treat schizophrenia and manic episodes (irritable mood, suicidal thoughts). Schizophrenia is a brain condition affecting how the

rain processes information. The condition makes you lose touch with reality. You may see, hear, or believe things that are not true. The R Don Plus Tab consists of two medicines, Risperidone and Trihexyphenidyl. Risperidone belongs to a class of drugs called ‘atypical antipsychotics. Risperidone decreases dopaminergic and serotonergic activity in the brain, which reduces symptoms of schizophrenia and mood disorder. Trihexyphenidyl belongs to a class of medicines called antimuscarinic drugs, which act on the nervous system to correct some of the imbalances that cause Parkinson's disease and reduce some side effects caused by antipsychotic medication (Risperidone). R Don Plus Tab is available in the form of oral tablets that are dissolved in water and taken two times per day. Your doctor will determine your dosage based on your health and condition. In some cases, R Don Plus Tab can cause side effects like nausea, constipation, dry mouth, weight gain, sleepiness, orthostatic hypotension (the sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), and nervousness. Usually, these side effects of R Don Plus Tab do not require medical attention and gradually disappear over time. However, if these side effects persist longer than usual, you should consult your doctor.

Product Summary

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ContainsRisperidone(3.0 Mg) + Trihexyphenidyl / Benzhexol Hydrochloride(2.0 Mg)
UsesSchizophrenia, acute manic episodes
Side effectsnausea, constipation, dry mouth, weight gain, sleepiness, orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), and nervousness
TherapyANTI-PSYCHOTICS
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Uses of R Don Plus Tablets

  • As per CDSCO, Uses of R Don Plus Tab are in
  • Schizophrenia - Mental illness in which a person is confused
  • Acute manic episodes - irritable mood, having suicidal thoughts

Contraindications of R Don Plus Tablets

  • You should not take R Don Plus Tab:
  • If you have an allergy to any of the components of R Don Plus Tab
  • If you have Depression
  • If you have Narrow-angle glaucoma (condition of the cornea of the eye that affects vision)
  • If you suffer from Liver Disease
  • If you suffer from Kidney Disease
  • If you suffer from Seizure disorders (fits)
  • If you have high blood pressure
  • If you are more than or 65 years of age
  • If you suffer from heart diseases
  • If you have hyperlipidemia (increase level of lipids or cholesterol)

Side effects of R Don Plus Tablets

  • Common side effects associated with R Don Plus Tab include
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Dry mouth
  • Weight gain
  • Sleepiness
  • Orthostatic hypotension - the sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing
  • Nervousness.
  • Side effects are usually not serious and go away as your body adapts to the medication. If they persist or cause you concern, speak with your doctor.

Precautions and Warnings of R Don Plus Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take R Don Plus Tab during pregnancy?
A:
You should not take R Don Plus Tab during your pregnancy as it may cause harmful effects on your baby. In some cases, R Don Plus Tab may be prescribed in pregnant women in an emergency. Consult your doctor regarding its use if you are unsure or get pregnant while on treatment with the medication.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take R Don Plus Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not recommended to take R Don Plus Tab during breastfeeding as there is insufficient data. Since a small amount of the medicine passes through the milk to the infant, you should always consult your doctor before consuming the R Don Plus Tab..

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken R Don Plus Tab?
A:
It is unknown what effect R Don Plus Tab has on a person's ability to drive or use machines. However, in clinical trials, in subjects receiving R Don Plus Tab, dizziness, attention disturbance, syncope, blurred vision, and drowsiness have been reported. So it is best to avoid driving while taking this medication.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with R Don Plus Tab?
A:
Taking R Don Plus Tab while drinking alcohol may result in alcohol-related neurotoxicity and neuro-cardiogenic adverse events including syncope, which may lead to accidental injury; therefore, patients should avoid alcohol while taking R Don Plus Tab.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Talk to your doctor if
  • You are on any other medications
  • You are an individual below 18 years of age

Mode of Action of R Don Plus Tablets

How Does It Work?

The R Don Plus Tab consists of two medicines, Risperidone and Trihexyphenidyl. Risperidone belongs to a class of drugs that are called atypical antipsychotics. Risperidone decreases dopaminergic and s...
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Directions for Use of R Don Plus Tablets

  • R Don Plus Tab should be taken orally or according to the directions of your physician
  • The dosage of your treatment will be determined by your medical history, age, and gender
  • R Don Plus Tab is taken with or without food
  • R Don Plus Tab is meant to be swallowed orally without chewing or crushing
  • Do not double the dose; make sure to take it as suggested by your doctor
  • R Don Plus Tab is not intended for continuous daily use until recommended by your doctor
  • R Don Plus Tab must not be taken more frequently than the recommended

Interactions of R Don Plus Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • R Don Plus Tab may interact with the following medicines which may lead to decrease in the potency of the medicine, or it may lead to toxicity and adverse effects of the medicine.
  • Antidepressants such as amitriptyline
  • Medications used to treat mental illness such as chlorpromazine, thioridazine, clozapine
  • Medications used to treat an irregular heartbeat such as disopyramide
  • Medications used to treat Parkinson's disease like levodopa
  • Medications used to treat viral infections such as amantadine
  • Medicine for treating some infections such as rifampicin
  • Medicines used to treat epilepsy like carbamazepine, phenytoin
  • Medicines used to treat certain types of heart disease such as quinidine
  • R Don Plus Tab if taken with these medicines can have interaction and lead to adverse effects on the body. Some cases may require emergency hospitalization. Sometimes the presence of these medicines m...
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  • Complete Drug interactions are not included in this list, so tell your doctor everything you take, including herbal and non-herbal products.

Interactions with food items

  • St john’s wort - herbal medicine for depression

Storage and disposal of R Don Plus Tablets

Ensure that R Don Plus Tab is kept safe so toddlers or pets cannot access them. Keeping R Don Plus Tab in well-ventilated rooms is best since heat and humidity can damage your medicines. Check the lab...
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Dosage of R Don Plus Tablets

Overdose

In cases of overdose, Central Nervous System excitability may be observed, and symptoms of a neurological and cardiovascular nature may occur. The symptoms that may occur due to overdose, ranging in s...
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Missed a Dose

If one misses a dose, one should take the missed dose as soon as one remembers. Or, if it’s time for the next dose, one should continue with the regular dosage and should not take the missed dosage pl...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Jagruti Jain

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

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking R Don Plus Tab on my own?

A: R Don Plus Tab should not be stopped even if you feel better. It should be used strictly per your doctor's instructions to avoid recurrence of symptoms and worsening the disease.

Q: Does R Don Plus Tab cause a gain in weight?

A: Yes, R Don Plus Tab may lead to weight gain, and not all people need to experience this side effect. It is advisable to follow a healthy diet and exercise regularly to maintain a healthy weight.

Q: Can R Don Plus Tab cause psychosis?

A: R Don Plus Tab is used to treat conditions such as psychosis and schizophrenia. The chances of developing medicine-induced psychosis with R Don Plus Tab are low. Although rare, R Don Plus Tab can worsen mild psychiatric conditions if used in certain situations. Consult your doctor and inform him about the same.
Product Details
Brand
R DON PLUS
Expires on or After
24/12/2022
Last Updated on: 05 Jun 2022 | 12:07 AM (IST)

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