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Risdone Suspension 60ml

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Risdone 1 MG Description

Risdone suspension is used to treat schizophrenia (a mental condition that causes hallucinations or delusions and impairs a person's ability to think and behave) as well as mania. Schizophrenia is

a mental illness that affects a person's capacity to think, feel, and act. It compels him to behave in unique ways. Risdone suspension helps correct chemical imbalances in the brain that underlie these symptoms. Mania is an extremely happy or enthusiastic state of mind. Risdone suspension helps to calm the mind and soothe the nerves. Risdone will improve your social life. In addition, it allows you to go about your daily activities with greater ease. Other uses of Risdone suspension are in treating manic disorder, bipolar disorder, and short term treatment of conduct disorder. Risdone suspension is best taken at night, either with or without meals. Take this medication precisely as your doctor prescribes, in the dose and for the duration specified, and if you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. It's critical not to stop taking this medication without consulting your doctor first, as doing so could make your symptoms worse. Risdone suspension's side effects include insomnia, sleepiness, somnolence, parkinsonism, and headache. It may also cause dizziness or sleepiness, so don't drive or do anything else that requires mental focus until you've seen how this medication affects you. This suspension may cause you to gain weight, but you can reduce this adverse effect by eating a nutritious diet and exercising regularly. Report any unusual changes in mood or behaviour, new or worsening depression, or suicidal thoughts to your doctor while using this medication.


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ContainsRisperidone(1.0 Mg)
UsesSchizophrenia, mania, mood disorders
Side effectsHeadache, Insomnia, drowsiness, sedation, dry mouth, altered consciousness
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Uses of Risdone 1 MG

  • According to CDSCO
  • In the treatment of Schizophrenia personality disorder
  • In the treatment of Manic disorders

Contraindications of Risdone 1 MG

  • If you get Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (NMS), stop taking this drug immediately
  • If you are allergic to any ingredients in Risdone suspension, avoid taking it
  • If you have a history of liver illness, this drug should be used with caution. While using this medication, it is essential to keep a close eye on your liver function
  • If you have diabetes, Risdone suspension can affect your blood sugar levels
  • If you have a history of kidney disease, this drug should be used with caution
  • If you have a history of seizures, Risdone suspension is unsafe for you
  • If you have psychosis, this medication is not for you
  • If you have dyslipidemia, it raises the risk of cardiac illness, such as heart failure, and infectious diseases

Side effects of Risdone 1 MG

  • Headache
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Drowsiness
  • Sedation

Precautions and Warnings of Risdone 1 MG



Can I take Risdone suspension during pregnancy?
The effects of Risdone suspension on pregnancy are not clearly known. Because there have been no suitable and well-controlled investigations of the drug's foetal effects in pregnant women, it should only be used if the benefit to the mother surpasses the potential danger to the foetus.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Risdone suspension while breastfeeding?
Risperidone has been found in small amounts in breast milk. Doses of up to 6 mg per day have been given to breastfeeding mothers. These doses had no negative effects or symptoms in a small sample of breastfed infants who had only recently been introduced to risperidone.


Can I drive if I have taken Risdone suspension?
Side effects from the Risdone suspension may impair your ability to drive. Dizziness, visual issues, numbness, and tingling sensations in the hands and feet are all possible side effects of the Risdone syrup. Avoid driving until you know how the medication affects you.


Can I consume alcohol with the Risdone suspension?
While being treated with risperidone, you should avoid drinking alcohol. Side effects of the medication include dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulties concentrating, which might be exacerbated by alcohol. Some people may also have difficulty thinking and making decisions.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You may experience involuntary tongue, lip, and face movements if you have Tardive dyskinesia. If you have any of these symptoms, see your doctor
  • Your blood glucose and cholesterol levels rise when you use this medication. Blood glucose and cholesterol levels must be monitored on a regular basis
  • You must use this medication with caution if you have a history of seizures
  • You should inform the elderly about the increased risk of dementia
  • You may experience a sudden drop in your blood pressure while getting up from a lying position
  • You must not administer this suspension to children under the age of 13 or who have schizophrenia or children under the age of 10 who have bipolar disorder

Mode of Action of Risdone 1 MG

How Does It Work?

Risdone suspension is a type of antipsychotic medication that isn't like the others. It boosts mood, thinking, and behaviour by changing the number of chemical messengers in the brain (dopamine and se...
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Directions for Use of Risdone 1 MG

  • Read instructions on your prescription label
  • Follow the doctor's directions for the dose
  • The frequency of dose administration will be determined by the doctor
  • Before measuring a dose, give the oral suspension (liquid) a good shake
  • Carefully measure liquid medicine in a measuring cup
  • Never give this prescription to another person, especially if they have a history of drug abuse or addiction
  • Misuse can lead to addiction, overdose, and death

Interactions of Risdone 1 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Sedatives or anti-anxiety medication (such as alprazolam, lorazepam, zolpidem) can magnify its sedative effect with Risdone suspension
  • Opioids, pain or cough relievers (such as codeine, hydrocodone) can interact with risperidone causing withdrawal symptoms
  • Muscle relaxants (such as carisoprodol, cyclobenzaprine) interact with Risdone suspension, causing abnormal muscle twitching
  • Antihistamines (such as chlorpheniramine, diphenhydramine) can intensify the side effects of Risdone suspension

Storage and disposal of Risdone 1 MG

Keep the risdone suspension away from the direct sunlight and at room temperature Make sure the cap is tightly closed to avoid air and moisture contact with Risdone suspension Do not pour the medic...
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Dosage of Risdone 1 MG


Risperidone overdosing is unusual, but it can be lethal. All antipsychotics generate extrapyramidal side effects (EPS), such as rapid dystonic reactions, which can cause breathing difficulty owing to ...
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Missed a Dose

Take the suspension as soon as you realise you've missed a dose. If the next scheduled dose is less than 4 hours away, the missed dose should be avoided.

Content Details


Dr. Jagruti Jain

M.B.B.S., M.D., D.N.B., General Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Is it safe to use Risdone suspension while taking my epilepsy medication?

A: If you're on other medications, don't stop taking your anti-epileptics. Because antiepileptic medicines such as carbamazepine and phenytoin might cause Risdone suspension levels to fluctuate, use the medication with caution. When taking antiepileptic drugs, the dosage of Risdone suspension should be modified accordingly. You may require a different dose of Risdone suspension if you start or stop taking these medicines. Always discuss with your doctor before starting any medication.

Q: Can Risdone suspension be used in Psychosis?

A: Both psychosis and schizophrenia are treated with risdone suspension. Suspension of Risdone reduces the risk of acquiring drug-induced psychosis. In a few rare circumstances, however, Risdone suspension has the potential to worsen psychiatric conditions. If your symptoms do not improve or worsen, you should see a doctor.

Q: Does Risdone suspension affect my weight gain?

A: Yes, Risdone suspension can lead to considerable weight gain. You should maintain track of your weight on a regular basis and contact your doctor if you notice any major weight increase. Importantly, try to eat and maintain a healthy lifestyle to counter the weight gain effect of the drug
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