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Risdone Forte Tablet

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Risdone Forte Tablet Description

Risdone Forte Tablets belongs to a class of medications called antipsychotics. They contain risperidone along with trihexyphenidyl as the chief ingredients. They are used to treat schizophrenia, sy

mptoms of mania in bipolar disorder, aggressive behaviour in children and patients of Alzheimer's disease. It works by correcting the balance of certain chemicals in our central nervous system responsible for the aforementioned conditions. It should be taken with precaution only after consultation with a doctor as dose adjustments may be needed in some patients from time to time depending upon the conditions for which they are using this medication. Patients with ailments of heart, kidney, liver or conditions like diabetes or blood pressure should talk to their doctor before using this medication. This medication can be taken on an empty stomach. However, if the side effects of these medications worsen, consult your doctor immediately.


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ContainsRisperidone(4.0 Mg) + Trihexyphenidyl / Benzhexol Hydrochloride(2.0 Mg)
UsesSchizophrenia, Mania in Bipolar Disorder, Aggressiveness in children and Alzheimer patients.
Side effectsNausea, Constipation, Weight gain, Dryness in mouth, Headache.
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Uses of Risdone Forte Tablet

  • Schizophrenia
  • The symptoms of mania in bipolar disorder
  • Aggressive behaviour of children above five
  • Aggressive behaviour in patients with Alzheimer disease

Contraindications of Risdone Forte Tablet

  • If you are allergic to risperidone or trihexyphenidyl
  • If you have low blood pressure
  • If you have heart problems
  • If you have diabetes
  • If you have Parkinson's disease
  • If you have a history of stroke

Side effects of Risdone Forte Tablet

  • Nausea
  • Dryness of mouth
  • Constipation
  • Weight gain
  • Dizziness
  • Headache

Precautions and Warnings of Risdone Forte Tablet



Can I take risdone forte tablets during pregnancy?
No, it is not recommended to take risdone forte tablets during pregnancy as it may be harmful to the proper growth and development of the growing foetus.

Breast Feeding

Can I take risdone forte tablets while breastfeeding?
No, it is strictly not recommended to take this medication in the case of milking mothers. Medication may reach through mothers milk to the child, and it may cause some serious complications. Consult your doctor for more information.


Can I drive if I have taken risdone forte tablets?
No, it is strictly not recommended to drive after taking this medication. Drowsiness and dizziness are one of the main side effects of this medication. It can hamper a person's ability to focus or concentrate while driving. Thus driving any vehicle is not advised. 2-3 hours rest must be taken after the oral consumption of risdone forte tablets.


Can I consume alcohol with the risdone forte tablets?
It is normally not advised to consume risdone forte tablets along with alcohol or any other form of liquor. It may cause drowsiness, and the person may not be able to concentrate or focus on things around.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You should talk to your doctor if the side effects are more severe.
  • You should consult your doctor if you overdose on this medication accidentally.
  • You should talk to your doctor if your blood pressure remains low.
  • You should consult your doctor if you want to stop the usage of this medication.
  • You should talk to your doctor and give a brief medical history before starting the course of this disease.
  • You should consult your doctor if you plan to start a family during the course of this medicine.
  • You should consult your doctor if you have diabetes.

Mode of Action of Risdone Forte Tablet

How Does It Work?

Risdone forte contains two chief ingredients, namely risperidone and trihexyphenidyl. Risperidone helps decrease the serotonergic and dopaminergic activity in our central nervous system. It helps prov...
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Directions for Use of Risdone Forte Tablet

  • It can generally be taken on an empty stomach along with a glass of water or as directed by your doctor.
  • Risdone forte tablets should not be either chewed or broken.
  • It should be taken orally.
  • The expiry date of the medication should always be checked before taking the tablets.
  • Dosage of risdone forte tablets should be appropriate as it varies from person to person; consultation by a well trained medical professional is mandatory.

Interactions of Risdone Forte Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Side effects of risdone forte tablets may increase by Benzodiazepines.
  • Acalabrutinib may decrease the metabolism of risdone forte tablets.
  • Abiraterone decreases metabolism.
  • Alclofenac may decrease blood pressure.
  • Amphetamine may reduce the effectiveness of risdone forte tablets.

Interactions with food items

  • No such interactions with any food are known yet; however, its consumption with grapefruit juice should be avoided.

Storage and disposal of Risdone Forte Tablet

It can be generally stored at normal room temperature. Direct sunlight must always be evaded. It should be stored in a place away from humidity or moisture. It must be placed away so that it remains a...
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Dosage of Risdone Forte Tablet


In case you accidentally overdose, consult your doctor immediately as overdosing on this medication can cause symptoms like fast heartbeat, dizziness, seizures etc.

Missed a Dose

In case a dose is missed, you should take it as soon as you recall, or if it's time for the next dose, ignore the left out dose and take the next dose on time and continue with your regular cycle. Nev...
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Content Details


Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: How long does it take for risdone forte tablets to start showing their effects?

A: If you are taking this medication regularly as advised by your doctor, it can start to show its effectiveness within a week.

Q: Can risdone forte tablets cause a gain in weight?

A: Yes, it can lead to an increase in weight as one of its side effects. Therefore, you should regularly monitor your weight and try to control your diet accordingly.

Q: What are the other precautions I should take while taking risdone forte tablets?

A: You should regularly monitor your cholesterol and triglycerides levels as they may increase.
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