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Risdone Mt 0.5mg Tablet
Risdone Mt 0.5mg Tablet
Risdone Mt 0.5mg Tablet
Risdone Mt 0.5mg Tablet
Risdone Mt 0.5mg Tablet

Risdone Mt 0.5mg Tablet

By INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Risdone Mt 0.5 MG Description

Risdone Mt Tablet treats mental illnesses like schizophrenia and mania. It contains Risperidone, which belongs to a group of medicines called anti-psychotics. Schizophrenia is a severe mental illn

ess that affects how people feel, think, and behave. It is characterised by feelings and thoughts that seem out of reality. A patient of schizophrenia often experiences symptoms of delusions, hallucinations (perceptions of things that do not exist in reality), disorganised speech, abnormal behaviour and decreased participation in daily activities. Mania is a psychological condition characterised by elated and intense mood, flight of ideas, hyperactivity, strange behaviour and delusions (a false belief based on an incorrect interpretation of reality. Mania can be dangerous at times and needs to be adequately treated. Risdone Mt Tablet should be taken in dosage and duration as advised by your doctor. Your doctor will adjust or decrease your dose based on your condition. Do not stop taking this medicine suddenly without consulting your doctor, as it can cause clinical worsening of your condition. Consult your doctor before you completely stop taking this medicine. Risdone Mt Tablet should be used with caution in elderly individuals as there is an increased risk of incidence of cerebrovascular incidents in them during the treatment. You should avoid consumption of alcohol if you are on treatment with Risdone Mt Tablet, as it would make you drowsy.

modeOfAction

Product Summary

Offer Price₹28.47
You Save₹5.03 (15% on MRP)
ContainsRisperidone(0.5 Mg)
UsesSchizophrenia, treatment of manic episodes of Bipolar disorders, treatment of irritability in autistic disorders.
Side effectsDrowsiness, headache, blurred vision, anxiety, depression, parkinsonism, abdominal pain, dry mouth and akathisia.
TherapyANTI-PSYCHOTICS
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uses

Uses of Risdone Mt 0.5 MG

  • Schizophrenia
  • Treatment of manic episodes of bipolar disorders
  • Short term treatment of aggression in patients of Alzheimer’s dementia
  • Treatment of irritability in autistic disorders (neurodevelopmental disorders that are characterised by difficulty with social communication and social interaction)
contraindications

Contraindications of Risdone Mt 0.5 MG

  • If you are allergic to Risperidone or any of the ingredients of Risdone Mt Tablet
sideEffects

Side effects of Risdone Mt 0.5 MG

  • Changes in sleep pattern
  • Drowsiness
  • Headache
  • Blurred vision
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Parkinsonism (motor syndrome that manifests as rigidity, tremors)
  • Decreased blood counts
  • Akathisia (characterised by muscle twitches, restlessness and inability to sit still)
  • Shortness of breath
  • Abdominal pain
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Risdone Mt 0.5 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Risdone Mt Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited data pertaining to the use of Risdone Mt Tablet in pregnant women. Preclinical trials conducted in animals have shown reproductive toxicity. Risdone Mt Tablet is not recommended during pregnancy.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Risdone Mt Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited data pertaining to the effects on the breastfed newborns/infants of Risdone Mt Tablet treated women. However, under a normal dosage regimen, Risdone Mt Tablet levels in breast milk are not in a significant amount. Monitoring of the infant is encouraged.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Risdone Mt Tablet?
A:
If you experience any impairment in your vision while on treatment with Risdone Mt Tablet, it is advised to avoid driving. Risdone Mt Tablet can cause disorientation, drowsiness and dizziness, affecting your ability to drive.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Risdone Mt Tablet?
A:
No, it is not advised to take alcohol with Risdone Mt Tablet. Consumption of alcohol while you are on treatment with Risdone Mt Tablet, can lead to increased drowsiness, difficulty concentrating and increased risk of falling.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You’re allergic to Risperidone or any of the ingredients of Risdone Mt Tablet
  • You are pregnant or planning to conceive
  • You experience any excessive drowsiness or tiredness
  • You’re on any medication that can interact with Risdone Mt Tablet
  • You notice any changes in blood pressure after starting Risdone Mt Tablet
  • You notice any changes in blood sugar levels after starting Risdone Mt Tablet
  • You gain weight after starting Risdone Mt Tablet
  • You notice a fall in blood cell count after starting Risdone Mt Tablet
  • You notice breast swelling or soreness, unusual breast milk production or missed a period
  • You are already on treatment with Risdone Mt Tablet and have plans to conceive
  • You experience any lightheadedness when you get up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  • You experience abnormal muscle movements or tremors after starting Risdone Mt Tablet
  • You want to stop taking Risdone Mt Tablet
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Risdone Mt 0.5 MG

How Does It Work?

Risdone Mt Tablet works by decreasing the neurotransmission of chemical messengers in the brain, dopamine and serotonin, by inhibiting the activity of their respective receptors. An imbalance in these...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Risdone Mt 0.5 MG

  • Risdone Mt Tablet should be used as advised by your doctor.
  • The tablet should be swallowed whole along with a glass of water.
  • You should not break or chew Risdone Mt Tablet.
  • Risdone Mt Tablet can be taken with or without food.
  • Risdone Mt Tablet should be taken at a fixed time every day to maintain a constant level of medicine in the body and achieve the desired clinical effect.
  • You should continue taking Risdone Mt Tablet as per your doctor's recommendation.
interactions

Interactions of Risdone Mt 0.5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Antihistamines like Cetirizine - increased risk of sedation
  • Antihypertensives like Telmisartan and others - increase in hypotensive effect of antihypertensive medicine
  • Psychostimulants (e.g. Methylphenidate) - can lead to extrapyramidal symptoms like movement disorders, Parkinsonism
  • Antimalarials (like Quinine and Mefloquine) - can lead to changes in the rhythm of the heart.
  • Diuretic medicines that decrease blood potassium levels (e.g. Aldosterone, Spironolactone) - leads to changes in electrolyte levels
  • Antifungals like Itraconazole - increase the plasma concentrations of Risperidone, leading to an increased incidence of side effects
  • Tricyclic antidepressants like Amitriptyline - increase the plasma concentrations of Risperidone
  • Antiepileptics like Carbamazepine - decrease the plasma concentrations of Risperidone
  • Benzodiazepines like Alprazolam, Midazolam - increased risk of sedation

Interactions with food items

  • After oral administration, absorption of Risdone Mt Tablet is not affected by food. No interaction with food has been found.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Risdone Mt 0.5 MG

Store Risdone Mt Tablet at room temperature (below 25°C). Keep the tablets in an airtight container and avoid direct sunlight, heat and moisture from reaching them. Keep the Risdone Mt Tablet out of r...
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dosage

Dosage of Risdone Mt 0.5 MG

Overdose

Always take Risdone Mt Tablet in the dosage as advised by your doctor. Overdose symptoms include drowsiness, increased heart rate and palpitations, decreased blood pressure, muscle spasms and contract...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Risdone Mt Tablet, take the dose as soon as possible. However, if the time lapse is long and you are approaching the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue the regul...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: I am a diabetic patient. Should I do any regular blood investigations?

A: You should regularly monitor your blood sugar levels as treatment with Risdone Mt Tablet tends to increase the sugar levels. You should consult your doctor if you notice any changes in blood sugar levels.

Q: I am an elderly individual on antihypertensive medications. What precautions should I take?

A: You should inform your doctor regarding the antihypertensive medications that you take. Regular monitoring of your heart function would be needed. Your doctor would weigh the benefit versus risk profile of Risdone Mt Tablet in your case. If needed, your doctor would change the antihypertensive regimen in your case.

Q: I want to start exercises for body fitness. What precautions should I take?

A: Risdone Mt Tablet may make it difficult for your body to cool down after exercises. There are chances that your body may become overheated due to exercise or hot weather leading to heatstroke. You should be under the guidance of your doctor while starting any vigorous exercises involving heavy workouts.
Product Details
Brand
RISDONE MT
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/10/2025

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Last Updated on: 01 Mar 2022 | 09:01 PM (IST)

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