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Rispond 1mg Tablets

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Rispond 1 MG Description

Rispond 1 mg Tablet is a medicine used in the treatment of schizophrenia, a mental condition that causes hallucinations or delusions and impairs a person's ability to think and behave. The active ing

redient of Rispond Tablet is risperidone. Rispond 1 mg Tablet aids in the restoration of chemical imbalances in the brain that cause such alterations. Rispond 1 mg Tablets also help in the treatment of manic disorder, bipolar disorder, and short-term treatment of conduct disorder. Mania is an extremely happy or enthusiastic state of mind. Rispond 1 mg Tablet helps calm the mind, soothe the nerves, boosts your social life, and allows you to go about your daily activities with ease. For optimal pharmacological effect, ensure that you take the medicine at a set time each day for the prescribed duration. The side effects of the Rispond 1 mg Tablet include insomnia, sleepiness, somnolence, parkinsonism, and headache. Do not abruptly discontinue Rispond 1 mg Tablet without first visiting the doctor, as doing so may exacerbate your symptoms. Report any unusual changes in mood or behaviour, new or worsening depression, or suicidal thoughts to your doctor while using this medicine.


Product Summary

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ContainsRisperidone(1.0 Mg)
UsesSchizophrenia, Manic depressive illness
Side effectsNausea, headache, insomnia, Constipation, Dry mouth, Weight gain, Tremors, Sleepiness
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Uses of Rispond 1 MG

  • According to CDSCO Rispond 1 mg is used in,
  • Treatment of schizophrenia
  • Treatment of the manic disorder
  • Preventing mania symptoms from reappearing

Contraindications of Rispond 1 MG

  • If you are allergic to risperidone or the inactive ingredients of Rispond 1 mg Tablet.
  • If you have dementia-related psychosis, this medication is not advised for you. It raises the risk of cardiac illness and infectious diseases, such as pneumonia.
  • If you have a history of liver illness.
  • If you are diagnosed with kidney problems.
  • If you have gastrointestinal illnesses.
  • If you are frequently suffering from urinary tract infections.
  • If you have Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (NMS)

Side effects of Rispond 1 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Rispond 1 MG



Can I take Rispond 1 mg Tablet during pregnancy?
Rispond 1 mg Tablet medication is unsafe in pregnancy. The doctor may prescribe after assessing potential risks to the foetus. Inform the doctor about your pregnancy or intention to conceive at the time of prescription.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Rispond 1 mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
Even with low doses of Rispond 1 mg, medication can pass to the newborn via breast milk. Breastfed infants who are exposed to risperidone can have mild side effects or symptoms. If your infant shows symptoms of dizziness or tremors, talk to your doctor.


Can I drive if I have taken Rispond 1 mg Tablet?
Rispond 1 mg Tablet can cause dizziness, weariness, and vision problems, all of which might make it difficult to drive or operate heavy machinery. Therefore, anyone taking Rispond 1 mg Tablet should not drive without consulting their doctor first.


Can I consume alcohol with the Rispond 1 mg Tablet?
While being treated with a Rispond 1 mg tablet, you should avoid drinking alcohol. Side effects of Rispond, like dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulties concentrating, might be exacerbated by alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience involuntary tongue, lip, and face movements. If you have tardive dyskinesia and experience any of these symptoms, contact your doctor.
  • You have a history of seizures.
  • Your blood glucose and cholesterol levels increase while taking this medication.
  • You are a breastfeeding mother.
  • You conceive during the course of Rispond Tablet or are planning a pregnancy.
  • You experience side effects that are persistent and worsen in time.
  • You may become more susceptible to temperature changes when using a Rispond 1 mg Tablet. Thus, it's best to avoid becoming dehydrated, especially during the summer. To cope with this, drink enough flu...
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Mode of Action of Rispond 1 MG

How Does It Work?

Rispond 1 mg Tablet is an antipsychotic medicine that alters the chemical messengers in the brain (dopamine and serotonin), enhancing mood, thoughts, and behaviour. It works by blocking the activity o...
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Directions for Use of Rispond 1 MG

  • To use the Rispond 1 mg Tablet, follow your doctor's instructions.
  • The dosage and duration of Rispond Tablet are determined by the doctor.
  • Rispond 1 mg Tablet should be swallowed as a whole with water. Do not crush, chew, or break it.
  • Do not alter the dosage of Rispond 1 mg Tablet unless advised by the doctor.
  • Do not discontinue this medicine abruptly, even if you feel better.

Interactions of Rispond 1 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • To avoid side effects associated with medicine interaction, it is important to inform the doctor about all medicines and health supplements you are currently taking.
  • Rispond 1 mg Tablets are known to interact with the following medicines.
  • When used with risperidone(active ingredient of Rispond), tramadol (narcotic group) may increase the risk of seizures.
  • Rispond 1 mg Tablets may counteract the effects of medications like levodopa.
  • The concentration of Rispond Tablets is reduced by anticonvulsants like carbamazepine.
  • Drowsiness, dry mouth, flushing, and memory problems may develop when Rispond Tablet is used with dextromethorphan and doxylamine (antihistamines).
  • Adverse effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating may occur when Rispond Tablet is used with analgesics like vicodin, acetaminophen, and hydrocodone.

Interactions with food items

  • Food Interaction information is not available for the Rispond 1 mg capsule. Follow your doctor’s instructions.

Storage and disposal of Rispond 1 MG

Rispond 1 mg Tablet should be kept out of direct sunlight and at room temperature. Ensure the cap is closed securely to keep air and moisture out. Unless mentioned on the label, do not flush Rispond T...
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Dosage of Rispond 1 MG


An overdose of Rispond Tablets can cause abrupt dystonic responses, which can induce breathing problems due to pharyngeal and laryngeal muscle spasms. It can also cause severe drowsiness, increased he...
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Missed a Dose

If you forget to take a dose of Rispond 1 mg Tablet, take it as soon as you can. The missed dosage should be skipped if the next scheduled dose is less than 4 hours away.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Is it true that Rispond 1 mg Tablets cause weight gain?

A: Yes, a Rispond 1 mg Tablet can cause you to gain a significant amount of weight. You should keep track of your weight regularly. If you see any significant weight gain, you should immediately notify your doctor.

Q: Is it possible that taking a Rispond 1 mg Tablet can cause psychosis?

A: The Rispond 1mg Tablet is used in the treatment of both psychosis and schizophrenia. Rispond 1 mg tablet lowers the chances of developing medicine-induced psychosis. However, Rispond 1 mg tablet has the potential to exacerbate psychiatric illnesses in a few rare cases. Consult the doctor if your symptoms do not improve or worsen.

Q: Is it safe to use a Rispond 1 mg tablet while taking my epilepsy medication?

A: You should be cautious when using Rispond Tab with anti-epileptic medicines. Because some of these, such as carbamazepine and phenytoin, might cause Rispond 1 mg tablet levels to vary. Inform your doctor at the time of consultation as Rispond 1 mg Tablet dosage may have to be adjusted. Also, inform your doctor if you start or stop taking these medicines, as a dose adjustment of Rispond 1 mg tablet is required in such cases as well.
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