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Riscon 1mg Tablet

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Riscon 1 MG Description

Riscon 1 mg Tablet contains risperidone. Risperidone falls under a group of medicines called antipsychotics. It is used in the treatment of mental conditions such as schizophrenia, mania or bipolar d

isorders. Riscon 1 mg Tablet should always be consumed under a medical doctor’s supervision. Conditions such as diabetes, heart diseases, liver conditions, menstrual issues, pregnancy, breastfeeding should be discussed with the prescribing doctor. Do not stop consuming this medicine abruptly as it can cause withdrawal symptoms such as vomiting, nausea, headaches, diarrhoea, headaches, sleeplessness or may even develop suicidal thoughts. Drink plenty of water with this medicine.


Product Summary

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ContainsRisperidone(1.0 Mg)
UsesSchizophrenia (in adults and children aged 13 and up), Mania, Bipolar disorder, Autism-associated irritability (in children aged five and up)
Side effectsSevere signs of allergy (fever, rash, itching, swelling on month, lips or tongue), Signs of blood clot or stroke (swelling, redness in legs, difficulty in breathing, slurred speech), Loss of balance, Change in vision, Back pain, Changes in the pattern of speech, Confusion, Dizziness, Constipation, Dry mouth, Weight gain, Body pain, Decrease in libido, Sleeplessness, Tremors
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Uses of Riscon 1 MG

  • Riscon 1 mg Tablet is used in,
  • Treatment of schizophrenia (in adults and children aged 13 and up)
  • Treatment of mania
  • Treatment of bipolar disorder
  • Treatment of autism-associated irritability (in children aged five and up)

Contraindications of Riscon 1 MG

  • If you are allergic to the active or inactive ingredient of Risdone 1 mg Tablet
  • If you have diabetes
  • If you have epilepsy
  • If you have Parkison’s disease or dementia
  • If you have low levels of white blood cells
  • If you have high levels of prolactin
  • If you have a family history of blood clots
  • If you have been diagnosed with heart problems
  • If you have liver problems
  • If you have kidney problems
  • If you have low blood pressure
  • If you have a history of substance abuse
  • If you have breast cancer
  • If you are overweight
  • If you have dehydration

Side effects of Riscon 1 MG

  • Severe signs of allergy (fever, rash, itching, swelling of lips or tongue)
  • Signs of blood clot or stroke (swelling, redness of legs, difficulty in breathing, slurred speech)
  • Loss of balance
  • Change in vision
  • Back pain
  • Changes in the pattern of speech
  • Confusion
  • Dizziness
  • Constipation
  • Dry mouth
  • Weight gain
  • Body pain
  • Decrease in libido
  • Sleeplessness
  • Tremors

Precautions and Warnings of Riscon 1 MG



Can I take Riscon 1 mg Tablet during pregnancy?
No. Some reports have suggested that taking risperidone(active ingredient of Riscon Tablet) during pregnancy might lead to low birth weight in babies. Consult your doctor if you conceive while on treatment with Riscon Tablet. Stopping this treatment may increase the chance of relapse of symptoms. Untreated and undertreated psychiatric disorders may increase the chance of pregnancy complications. Please seek medical advice.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Riscon 1 mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
No. Risperidone present in Riscon 1 mg Tablet passes in breast milk in small quantities. Symptoms like excessive crying, sleepiness, poor feeding, crankiness, or unusual movements are seen in babies who are exposed to this medicine through breast milk. Please seek medical advice before taking Riscon Tablet. Inform the doctor about your breastfeeding status at the time of consultation.


Can I drive if I have taken Riscon 1 mg Tablet?
No. Riscon 1mg Tablet is a sedative, and can cause dizziness and drowsiness. Consuming it a couple of hours before driving can also alter judgement while driving and can cause accidents.


Can I consume alcohol with Riscon 1 mg Tablet?
No. Consuming alcohol is not recommended during treatment with Riscon 1 mg Tablet due to the increased risk of effects such as sleepiness or drowsiness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience symptoms of allergy like rashes, hives, swelling of face or throat, itching, etc., after taking this medicine.
  • You experience a sudden change in mood or behaviour, anxiety or panic attacks, trouble sleeping, or if you feel impulsive, irritable, agitated, hostile, aggressive, restless, hyperactive (mentally or ...
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  • You have uncontrolled muscle movements.
  • You experience a mask-like appearance of the face, trouble swallowing, and problems with speech.
  • You have light-headedness.
  • You have severe constipation.
  • You experience painful or difficult urination.
  • You have blurred vision.
  • You have a severe nervous system reaction-very stiff (rigid) muscles, high fever, sweating, confusion, fast or uneven heartbeats, tremors, fainting.
  • You have a sudden rise in weight and high blood sugars.
  • You are planning a pregnancy.

Mode of Action of Riscon 1 MG

How Does It Work?

Neurotransmitters are the body's chemical messengers used to relay messages from neurons to other body parts. Dopamine and serotonin are important neurotransmitters that control our mood, sleep, appet...
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Directions for Use of Riscon 1 MG

  • Riscon 1 mg Tablet should always be consumed under a medical doctor’s supervision.
  • Swallow Riscon Tablet as a whole with water. Don't break, crush, or chew it.
  • For optimal pharmacological effects, take the recommended dose of Riscon Tablet at the same time every day for the prescribed duration.
  • Do not alter the dosage of Riscon Tablets without consulting with your doctor.
  • Do not abruptly stop consuming Riscon Tablets as it can cause withdrawal symptoms.

Interactions of Riscon 1 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • To avoid side effects associated with medicine interaction, it is important to inform the doctor about all medicines and health supplements you are currently taking.
  • Riscon 1mg Tablet may interact with the following medicines and cause toxicity due to increased serum concentrations of the medicine, or the medicine may be rendered useless.
  • Bepridil
  • Bromopride
  • Cisapride
  • Dronedarone
  • Levomethadyl
  • Mesoridazine
  • Metoclopramide
  • Pimozide
  • Piperaquine
  • Saquinavir
  • Sparfloxacin
  • Terfenadine
  • Thioridazine
  • Ziprasidone

Interactions with food items

  • Do not consume alcohol with Riscon 1 mg Tablet as this can cause dizziness and drowsiness.
  • Do not consume foods high in glucose, as this medicine can further increase glucose levels.
  • Avoid unhealthy fatty food to keep triglycerides levels and weight in check.

Storage and disposal of Riscon 1 MG

Store Riscon 1 mg Tablet in a cool and dry place, away from direct sunlight, heat, and moisture. Keep Riscon Tablet in the original packaging, away from the reach of children and pets at home. Dispose...
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Dosage of Riscon 1 MG


Risperidone is an antipsychotic medicine, and its overdose can cause symptoms like irregular and fast heartbeats and cardiac instability, confusion, irritability, mood swings, uncontrolled muscle acti...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose of Riscon 1 mg Tablet, take it as soon as you can. If the gap is too long or it is almost time for the next dose, skip the dose you have missed and continue with the regular dosing ...
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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: Is it difficult to conceive while taking Riscon 1 mg Tablet?

A: Consuming risperidone may increase the level of a hormone called prolactin. A high level of prolactin can stop ovulation, which prevents pregnancy. Your healthcare provider can test your prolactin levels if you are unable to conceive.

Q: Is there weight gain with Riscon Tablets?

A: Risperidone may cause weight gain and problems with blood sugar control in a person who is pregnant. This might increase the chance of gestational diabetes. Your healthcare provider can monitor your blood sugar levels before pregnancy and again during pregnancy.

Q: Does Riscon Tablet cause menstrual irregularities?

A: Yes. Risperidone-induced amenorrhea is known after consumption of Riscon Tablet. Thai medicine may increase your blood glucose levels and hence can increase your weight, causing menstrual disturbances. Hence, you must be watchful of what you eat. Avoid overeating, increase fibre intake in your diet, have balanced nutritious food, and exercise regularly. This will help keep your weight in check, and lower the chances of menstrual irregularities.
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Last Updated on: 21 Mar 2022 | 10:52 AM (IST)

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