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Respidon 2mg Tablet

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Respidon 2 MG Description

Respidon Tablet is used to treat schizophrenia. It contains risperidone that belongs to the group of atypical antipsychotics. This medicine is also used to treat episodes of mania, mixed episodes of

mania and depression in adults and bipolar disorder in children above 10 years of age. Respidon Tablet helps manage behaviour problems, mood changes, and aggressiveness. Schizophrenia is a mental illness that results in unusual thinking, lack of interest in life, and inappropriate emotions. Bipolar disorder is a mental health disorder that causes extreme mood swings ranging from emotional lows (depression) to emotional highs (mania). Side effects of Respidon Tablet include nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, constipation, heartburn, increased appetite, weight gain, stomach pain, anxiety, agitation, dry mouth, increased saliva, difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, restlessness, dreaming more than usual, breast enlargement or discharge, muscle or joint pain, dry or discoloured skin, late or missed menstrual periods, decreased sexual ability, vision problems, difficulty urinating, dizziness, feeling unsteady, or having trouble keeping your balance. However, these symptoms may disappear on their own. Consult your physician if the side effects last longer.


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ContainsRisperidone(2.0 Mg)
UsesSchizophrenia, Manic episodes of Bipolar Type 1 Disorder, Alzheimer’s dementia, Autistic disorder in children above 5 years of age, Mental retardation in adolescents
Side effectsChanges in weight, Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Constipation, Dry mouth, Increased appetite
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Uses of Respidon 2 MG

  • Schizophrenia
  • Manic episodes of Bipolar Type 1 Disorder
  • Alzheimer’s dementia
  • Autistic disorder in children above 5 years of age
  • Mental retardation in adolescents

Contraindications of Respidon 2 MG

  • If you are allergic to risperidone
  • If you are an alcoholic or you drink large amounts of alcohol
  • If you have Parkinson’s disease
  • If you have high blood cholesterol levels
  • If you have chest pain
  • If you have diabetes mellitus
  • If you have had a heart attack
  • If you have a kidney, liver, or heart disease
  • If you have a history of stroke
  • If you have a history of seizures
  • If you have phenylketonuria (a hereditary condition that requires you to follow a special diet to prevent brain damage)

Side effects of Respidon 2 MG

  • Change in weight
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Constipation
  • Dry mouth
  • Increased appetite

Precautions and Warnings of Respidon 2 MG



Can I take Respidon Tablet during pregnancy?
Respidon Tablet should be avoided during pregnancy as it can cause fatal risks to the unborn child. The baby may be born with signs of restlessness, tremors, breathing difficulty, excessive crying, and feeding problems. Inform your doctor if you want to get pregnant or are pregnant while taking Respidon Tablet.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Respidon Tablet while breastfeeding?
Respidon Tablet is known to pass through the breast milk to the feeding baby. This can cause excessive sleepiness in the baby or even result in delayed developmental milestones. Hence, avoid taking Respidon Tablet while you are breastfeeding your baby.


Can I drive if I have taken Respidon Tablet?
Respidon Tablet contains risperidone that causes sleepiness, shakiness, headache, jerky movements, fatigue, feeling sick, and blurry vision. All these may affect your ability to handle heavy machinery or drive safely. Hence, avoid driving while taking Respidon Tablet.


Can I consume alcohol with the Respidon Tablet?
Avoid drinking alcohol while taking Respidon Tablet. Alcohol is known to increase the side effects of risperidone like tremors, sleepiness, slow breathing, and dizziness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop severe vomiting or diarrhoea after taking this medicine.
  • You develop severe signs of dehydration.
  • You are about to undergo surgery.
  • You plan to do vigorous exercises.
  • You feel dizzy and lightheaded when you get up from a lying position.

Mode of Action of Respidon 2 MG

How Does It Work?

Respidon Tablet contains risperidone that belongs to the class of atypical antipsychotics. Risperidone works by changing the activity of chemicals like dopamine and serotonin in the brain. These chemi...
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Directions for Use of Respidon 2 MG

  • Take Respidon Tablet as advised by your physician.
  • Remember to take medicine at the same time daily to avoid missing your dose.
  • Take Respidon Tablet orally by mouth with a glass of water.
  • Take Respidon Tablet with or without meals.
  • Do not stop taking Respidon Tablet on your own.
  • Do not alter the dose of Respidon Tablet on your own.

Interactions of Respidon 2 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Antihypertensives (medicines used to lower blood pressure) like metoprolol, amlodipine, atenolol may lower your blood pressure.
  • Antacids like ranitidine & cimetidine increase the bioavailability of Respidon Tablet.
  • Anti-seizure medicines like carbamazepine reduce the plasma concentration of Respidon Tablet.
  • Antidepressants like fluoxetine & paroxetine reduce the plasma concentration of Respidon Tablet.
  • Medicines used to treat Parkinson’s disease like levodopa (Respidon Tablet may interfere with the activity of these medicines)

Interactions with food items

  • There are no known interactions of Respidon Tablet with food.

Storage and disposal of Respidon 2 MG

Keep Respidon Tablet in a place away from the reach of children or pets. Store Respidon Tablet in a cool, dry place, away from heat and moisture. Dispose of the medicine safely by taking it out of the...
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Dosage of Respidon 2 MG


Overdose of Respidon Tablet may cause drowsiness, upset stomach, blurred vision, dizziness, seizures, fainting, and irregular heartbeats. If you have overdosed on Respidon Tablet and experience any of...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss taking a dose of Respidon Tablet, then take it the moment you remember it. If it is time for you to take the next dose, then skip taking the missed dose. Continue taking your regular dose ...
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Content Details


Dr. Jagruti Jain

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

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Does Respidon Tablet cause weight gain?

A: Yes, weight changes are a known side effect of Respidone Tablet. Monitor your weight regularly while taking this medicine. Consult your physician if you observe any changes in your weight.

Q: Do I need to take Respidon Tablet forever?

A: The dose and duration of Respidon Tablet depend on your symptoms and condition. Your physician will assess your condition and decide the appropriate dosage for you. Do not stop taking the medicine on your own or alter the dosage.

Q: Can I continue my epilepsy medicines along with Respidon Tablet?

A: Do not stop your anti-epilepsy medicines on your own. Medicines like carbamazepine used to treat epilepsy are known to alter the levels of risperidone in the blood. Inform your physician about your ongoing medicines before you start taking Respidon Tablet.
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Last Updated on: 08 Mar 2022 | 11:47 AM (IST)
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