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Riset Forte Tablets

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Riset Forte Tablets Description

Riset Forte Tablet is a schizophrenia treatment that combines two medications. It works by interfering with the activity of specific chemical messengers in the brain. Riset Forte Tablet is best ta

ken at night, with or without food. However, it is recommended that you take it at the same time each day to provide a regular dose of medicine in your body. Follow your doctor's instructions for dosage and duration. It's crucial not to stop taking this prescription without consulting your doctor, as it could worsen your symptoms. Take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. Nausea, constipation, and mouth dryness are frequent side effects of this medication. This prescription may cause a fast drop in blood pressure when changing positions, so it's best to gently rise if you've been sitting or lying down. It also makes you feel dizzy and sleepy.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹15.48
You Save₹2.52 (14% on MRP)
ContainsRisperidone + Trihexyphenidyl
UsesBipolar-1 disorder,Schizophrenia
Side effectsSleepiness,Fatigue,Rhinitis,Upper respiratory tract infection,vomiting,coughing, urinary incontinence
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Uses of Riset Forte Tablets

  • Bipolar-1 disorder
  • Schizophrenia

Contraindications of Riset Forte Tablets

  • Not recommended for patients with a known hypersensitivity to the drug.

Side effects of Riset Forte Tablets

  • Sleepiness
  • Rhinitis
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Vomiting
  • Coughing
  • Constipation
  • Fever
  • Dry mouth

Precautions and Warnings of Riset Forte Tablets



Can I take the Riset Forte tablet during pregnancy?
It's possible that using the Riset Forte Tablet while pregnant can be hazardous. Animal research has demonstrated adverse effects on the growing foetus, despite the lack of human studies. Before prescribing it to you, your doctor will consider the advantages and any potential hazards. Please seek medical advice.

Breast Feeding

Can I take the Riset Forte Tablet while breastfeeding?
Breastfeeding mothers should avoid taking this medication.


Can I drive if I have taken the Riset Forte Tablet ?
Some individuals may experience blurred vision, sleepiness, or dizziness as a result of taking this medication. If you have any of these symptoms while taking this prescription, it is recommended that you avoid doing things like driving a car or operating machinery.


Can I consume alcohol with the Riset Forte Tablet ?
Drinking alcohol is not suggested during treatment with this medicine since it increases the chance of adverse effects like dizziness and difficulties concentrating.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Talk to your doctor if:
  • You have dementia-related psychosis.
  • You have a history of seizures. Seizures occurred in 0.3 per cent (9/2607) of Riset Forte tablet-treated adult patients with schizophrenia during premarketing testing, two of which were associated wit...
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  • You have a disruption of body temperature.
  • You've suicidal tendencies. Attempt risk is evident in individuals with schizophrenia and bipolar mania, including children and adolescents, and pharmaceutical treatment should include close monitorin...
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  • Hyperprolactinemia-Riset Forte tablet, like other medications that block dopamine D2 receptors, raises prolactin levels, which persists even after long-term use. Riset Forte tablets are linked to a mo...
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  • If you have a low WBC history or drug-induced leukopenia/neutropenia. In such cases, your complete blood count (CBC) should be monitored frequently during the first few months of treatment, and Riset ...
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Mode of Action of Riset Forte Tablets

How Does It Work?

Riset Forte tab is a non-selective muscarinic acetylcholine receptor antagonist that binds to the M1 subtype with greater affinity. Trihexyphenidyl has a higher affinity for central muscarinic recepto...
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Directions for Use of Riset Forte Tablets

  • This medicine is suggested to be taken once or twice a day, with or without food. The recommended initial dose is 2 mg/day orally, increased from day two if necessary to a maximum of 16 mg/day.

Interactions of Riset Forte Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Centrally-Acting Drugs: Riset ForteTablet should be used with caution when combined with other centrally active medicines due to the primary CNS effects of Riset Forte Tablet
  • Agents with Hypotensive Effects-Riset ForteTablet's capacity to induce hypotension may enhance the hypotensive effects of other therapeutic drugs with similar potential.
  • Levodopa and Dopamine Agonists-Riset Forte tablet can counteract the effects of levodopa and dopamine agonists.
  • Amitriptyline did not affect the pharmacokinetics of Riset ForteTablet and 9-hydroxyrisperidone when taken together.
  • Cimetidine and Ranitidine-Cimetidine and ranitidine, respectively, enhanced the bioavailability of Riset ForteTablet by 64% and 26%.
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  • Clozapine-Riset Forte tablet clearance may be reduced if clozapine is taken with it regularly.
  • The simultaneous administration of Riset Forte tablet and valproate resulted in a 20% increase in valproate peak plasma concentration (Cmax).
  • The Digoxin-Riset Forte pill (0.25 mg twice daily) demonstrated no clinically relevant effect on digoxin pharmacokinetics.
  • Erythromycin-Riset Forte tablet and erythromycin did not have any significant interactions.
  • Riset Forte pill and 9-hydroxyrisperidone steady-state plasma concentrations were lowered by roughly 50% when Carbamazepine and Carbamazepine were given together. Plasma levels of carbamazepine did no...
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Interactions with food items

  • Avoid grapefruit juice.
  • Take it before or after meals to relieve dry mouth or minimise excessive salivation. It's okay to take it with or without food. Taking it with food may help to prevent stomach problems.

Storage and disposal of Riset Forte Tablets

Storage: Medicine should be stored in airtight containers at 15-30 degrees Celsius. Disposal: You should dispose of unused prescriptions properly to prevent pets, children, and others from consumi...
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Dosage of Riset Forte Tablets


Wheezing, chest tightness, fever, itching, terrible cough, blue or grey skin colour, convulsions, or swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat are signs of an overdose. Any bruising or bleeding. A...
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Missed a Dose

Take the Riset Forte Tablet as soon as you remember if you miss a dose. However, omit the missing dose and return to your routine if your next dose is approaching. Do not take two doses at the same ti...
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Content Details


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Does Riset Forte Tablet make you sleepy?

A: Some people may become dizzy, drowsy, or less attentive as a result of taking this drug.

Q: Can I have surgery while taking this medicine?

A: Consult with your doctor and inform the doctor that you are taking Riset Forte medicine at the time of scheduling for surgery, including dental surgery.

Q: Is this a habit-forming medicine?

A: Riset Forte Tablet was found to have no habit-forming properties.
Last Updated on: 11 Feb 2022 | 06:39 PM (IST)

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