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Ridazin 10mg Tablet

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Ridazin 10 MG Description

Ridazin 10 mg Tablet is most commonly used for the treatment of schizophrenia. Ridazin 10 mg Tablet belongs to the therapeutic classification of antipsychotics. The active component of Ridazin 10 mg

Tablet is thioridazine. Since this medicine can cause potentially life-threatening side effects, it is prescribed only for people with schizophrenia who have not been responsive to or cannot tolerate other antipsychotic agents. Ridazin 10 mg Tablet is a prescription medicine, and it is to be taken exactly as suggested by the physician. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience side effects, worsening of your condition, or allergic side effects. Continue taking the Ridazin 10 mg Tablet for as long as your doctor recommends. It is essential to complete the prescribed course of treatment. Do not give the medicine to anyone else, even if they have the same symptoms or condition as you. Do not stop taking Ridazin 10 mg Tablet suddenly without consulting your doctor, as it can cause withdrawal effects like worsening of your condition. Your doctor may taper the dosage gradually based on your medical condition before stopping it completely.


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ContainsThioridazine(10.0 Mg)
Side effectsDrowsiness, Confusion, Hyperactivity, Lethargy, Restlessness, Headache, Dryness of mouth, Blurred vision, Constipation, Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea
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Uses of Ridazin 10 MG

  • Ridazin 10 mg Tablet used in,
  • Treatment of Schizophrenia.

Contraindications of Ridazin 10 MG

  • If you have thioridazine hypersensitivity or an allergy to any other ingredients present in Ridazin 10 mg Tablet.
  • If you have congenital long QT syndrome
  • Ridazin 10 mg Tablet should not be administered to those in a comatose state.

Side effects of Ridazin 10 MG

  • Drowsiness
  • Confusion
  • Hyperactivity
  • Lethargy
  • Restlessness
  • Headache
  • Dryness of mouth
  • blurred vision
  • Constipation
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea

Precautions and Warnings of Ridazin 10 MG



Can I take Ridazin 10 mg Tablets during pregnancy?
Ridazin 10 mg Tablets are not recommended during pregnancy. It can cause harmful effects to the developing baby. Consult your doctor before taking Ridazin 10 mg Tablets. Do inform the doctor about your pregnancy or intention to conceive at the time of consultation.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Ridazin 10 mg Tablets while breastfeeding?
It may be unsafe to use Ridazin 10 mg Tablets while breastfeeding. Since this medicine can be excreted into breast milk. You must seek medical consultation to decide whether to discontinue nursing or discontinue the medicine.


Can I drive if I have taken Ridazin 10 mg Tablets?
No. It is advisable to not drive or operate any heavy machinery that requires high mental alertness if you are taking Ridazin 10 mg Tablets. This medicine can cause side effects like dizziness, drowsiness, and blurred vision. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.


Can I consume alcohol with the Ridazin 10 mg Tablets?
Ridazin 10 mg Tablets should not be used together with alcohol. Interaction of alcohol with this medicine can cause increased dizziness, drowsiness and may potentiate CNS depressant effects.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are breastfeeding or pregnant.
  • You conceive during the course of Ridazin 10 mg tablets or are planning a pregnancy.
  • Your symptoms do not get resolved, or your condition worsens.
  • You have long term cardiac, liver, and kidney disease.
  • You have an addiction to alcohol or medicines.
  • You have a history of depression or anxiety.

Mode of Action of Ridazin 10 MG

How Does It Work?

Ridazin 10 mg Tablet exerts its mechanism of action by acting on certain chemical neurotransmitters in the brain that help regulate mood and depression. Dopamine is a chemical messenger between neuron...
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Directions for Use of Ridazin 10 MG

  • Always take the Ridazin 10 mg Tablet exactly as directed by your doctor.
  • You can take the Ridazin 10 mg Tablet with food.
  • Swallow Ridazin 10 mg Tablet whole with a glass of water. Do not break, chew, or crush it.
  • For optimal pharmacological effects, take the recommended dosage of Ridazin 10 mg Tablet at the same time every day for the prescribed duration.
  • Do not discontinue or alter the dosage of Ridazin 10 mg Tablet without consulting your doctor.
  • Do not use it post the date of expiry stated on the label.

Interactions of Ridazin 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • To avoid undesirable side effects associated with medicine interaction, inform your doctor about all medicines and health supplements you are currently taking.
  • Ridazin 10 mg tablets can cause adverse reactions when taken with the following medicines:
  • Interaction with Class IA antiarrhythmics (such as quinidine, disopyramide and procainamide) and Class III antiarrhythmics (such as amiodarone and sotalol) causes an increased QTc level leading to cha...
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  • Interaction with fluvoxamine, propranolol, and pindolol can inhibit the metabolism of thioridazine, leading to increased chances of its side effects.
  • Interaction with analgesics, sedatives, anxiolytics can cause additive CNS depressant effects.

Interactions with food items

  • There are no known adverse interactions of Ridazin 10 mg Tabs with food. Unless your physician suggests, there is no need to avoid any particular type of food or drink when taking Ridazin 10 mg tablet...
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Storage and disposal of Ridazin 10 MG

Store Ridazin 10 mg tablets at room temperature below 30℃ in an airtight container, away from the reach of children and pets at home. Keep the Ridazin 10 mg Tablets away from direct sunlight, heat, an...
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Dosage of Ridazin 10 MG


An overdose of Ridazin 10 mg Tablet can cause decreased blood pressure, sedation and the risk of cardiac arrhythmias. In case of an overdose of Ridazin 10 mg Tablets, seek emergency medical treatment ...
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Missed a Dose

Take the missed dose of Ridazin 10 mg Tablets just and when you remember. If the gap is too long or it is almost time for your next dose, skip the dose you have missed and continue with your regular s...
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Content Details


Dr. Reddy Moulika

BDS, MDS in Periodontics and Implantology


Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Are Ridazin 10 mg Tablets safe for elderly people?

A: Elderly patients with dementia-related psychosis who undergo treatment with antipsychotic medicines like Ridazin 10 mg Tablets are at an increased risk of life-threatening side effects. It is usually not recommended for the treatment of patients with dementia-related psychosis. Also, they are more prone to renal and hepatic impairment that can affect the clearance of the medicine from the body. Caution should be maintained in such cases.

Q: Are Ridazin 10 mg Tablets addictive?

A: No habit-forming tendencies were reported with Ridazin 10 mg Tablets.

Q: For how long should you be taking Ridazin 10 mg Tablets?

A: Your doctor will decide on the suitable duration for treatment with Ridazin 10 mg Tablets. You should not stop using Ridazin 10 mg Tablets unless advised by your doctor. It is important to continue with your medication, even if you feel better. If you stop the treatment too early, the symptoms may return.
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