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Risdone 2mg Tablet
Risdone 2mg Tablet

Risdone 2mg Tablet

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Risdone 2 MG Description

Risdone Tablet is a prescription medicine mainly used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder (abnormally excited or irritated mood). Schizophrenic patients experience hallucinations, delusions,

and extremely disordered thinking and behaviour, impairing daily functioning and disabling. Risdone Tablet can also be used to treat aggressive or agitated behaviour in adults with Alzheimer's disease. Risdone Tablet is composed of Risperidone, which belongs to the atypical antipsychotic class of medicine. It functions by affecting the levels of certain chemical messengers known as dopamine and serotonin, which improve mood, thoughts and behaviour. Risdone Tablet should be used only on advice by a doctor. Tell your doctor about the history of past illness and your medications. You should not stop consuming this medicine suddenly, as it may lead to withdrawal symptoms.


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ContainsRisperidone(2.0 Mg)
UsesSchizophrenia, Bipolar disorder.
Side effectsSleepiness, Dizziness, Anxiety, Abdominal pain, Dry mouth, Akathisia, Dystonia, Tremors
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Uses of Risdone 2 MG

  • Schizophrenia
  • Mania in Bipolar disorder

Contraindications of Risdone 2 MG

  • If you have had an allergic reaction to Risperidone or any other medicine.
  • If you have low blood pressure (hypotension).
  • If you’ve a history of stroke or are at high risk of having a stroke.
  • If you have Parkinson's disease or dementia.
  • If you have diabetes or epilepsy.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you have heart disease.
  • If you have kidney, prostate or liver problems.
  • If you have respiratory issues.

Side effects of Risdone 2 MG

  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness
  • Anxiety
  • Abdominal pain
  • Dry mouth
  • Tremors (uncontrolled rhythmic movement in one part of the body)
  • Dystonia ( twisting & repetitive movements)
  • Akathisia (restlessness & urge to move)

Precautions and Warnings of Risdone 2 MG



Can I take Risdone Tablet during pregnancy?
No, the Risdone Tablet poses a risk and is unsafe for the growing baby. Pregnant women should only take this medicine if necessary or in some life-threatening instances. Consulting your doctor before taking this medicine is essential.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Risdone Tablet while breastfeeding?
You should consult your doctor before taking Risdone Tablet if you are breastfeeding. Studies showed detectable amounts in breastmilk, so it is likely to cause some side effects in babies. It is necessary to proceed with caution and only use it if recommended by a doctor.


Can I drive if I have taken Risdone Tablet?
Risdone Tablet may cause side effects that could affect your driving ability. It may decrease alertness, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, lightheaded. If you are experiencing these side effects after taking this medicine, you should avoid driving.


Can I consume alcohol with the Risdone Tablet?
No, avoid alcohol during the course of Risdone Tablet. Since this medicine causes drowsiness and sedative effects, taking alcohol can cause harmful side effects and increase the drowsy feeling.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience severe changes in mood or behaviour.
  • Your side effects worsen.
  • You have suicidal thoughts.
  • You have trouble breathing or talking,
  • You experience any other severe side effects.
  • You have any previous mild liver or kidney condition; this medicine may need a dose adjustment.
  • You are using any herbal supplements or medicine; they can interfere with this medicine.

Mode of Action of Risdone 2 MG

How Does It Work?

Risdone Tablet contains Risperidone, which works by balancing the chemical messengers called neurotransmitters and blocking the effect of dopamine and serotonin located in the brain, thereby helping i...
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Directions for Use of Risdone 2 MG

  • Take the Risdone Tablet exactly as prescribed by the doctor.
  • You can take this medicine with or without food or as prescribed.
  • Take a Risdone tablet with a glass full of water. Don’t break the tablet or chew it.
  • Do not take this tablet with other medications without consulting your doctor.
  • Don’t suddenly stop taking this medication, as it may lead to withdrawal side effects.
  • Do not consume if the package has been opened.
  • Don’t exceed the dosage, even if you cannot feel its effects.

Interactions of Risdone 2 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Talk to your doctor and pharmacist about what prescription and non-prescription medications, herbal products, and nutritional supplements, you’re taking or plan to take as there is a chance of Drug In...
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  • Blood pressure-lowering medicine, such as amlodipine, lisinopril, losartan, or metoprolol. You may have low blood pressure.
  • Pain killer drugs, such as morphine, oxycodone, fentanyl, hydrocodone, tramadol, and codeine. You may have more sedation and drowsiness.
  • Anti-Parkinson medicines for such as levodopa.

Interactions with food items

  • You can continue with the regular diet as food doesn’t influence the effect of the Risdone Tablet. Tell your doctor about any herbal supplements or drinks you are currently taking before using this me...
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Storage and disposal of Risdone 2 MG

Store Risdone Tablet at room temperature in a cool and dry area, away from sunlight. Keep the medication away from children and pet animals in a locked cabinet. Do not remove the drug from its packagi...
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Dosage of Risdone 2 MG


Risdone Tablet overdose can cause symptoms like sedation, fast, pounding, irregular heartbeat, hypotension, fainting, dizziness and seizures. If you experience any such symptoms or if you think you ha...
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Missed a Dose

If you’ve missed a dose of the Risdone Tablet, take it as soon as possible. If you remember missing a dose when it's already time to take the next scheduled dose, then skip the missed dose and take th...
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: How much time does Risdone Tablet take to show its desired effect?

A: It takes around 4 to 6 weeks for Risdone Tablet to show its effect clinically. However, the results are seen within one to two weeks in some patients. Stay in touch with your doctor during the first few weeks of starting this treatment.

Q: Can Risdone Tablet cause weight gain?

A: Yes, Risdone Tablet contains Risperidone which can make you feel more hungry than usual; thus, this medicine may lead to weight gain. Eating healthy and exercising daily is important when consuming the pill.

Q: Can I discontinue Risdone Tablet on my own after I feel improvement in my symptoms?

A: No, suddenly stopping the consumption of Risdone Tablet causes withdrawal symptoms. It may cause confusion, depression, nervousness or irritability, diarrhoea, vomiting, and sweating. Consult your doctor before stopping the consumption of the Risdone Tablet.
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Last Updated on: 24 Feb 2022 | 12:59 PM (IST)
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