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Riswel Ls 2mg Tab

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Medical Description

Riswel Ls tablet is primarily used to manage psychotic disorders like Schizophrenia and Bipolar disorder. These psychiatric conditions affect a person's ability to think, feel and behave appropriately...
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ContainsRisperidone(2.0 Mg)
UsesSchizophrenia, Acute mania in bipolar disorder, Irritability in autistic children
Side effectsIncrease in Appetite, Fatigue, Upper Respiratory Tract Infections, Vomiting, Increased Saliva, Constipation, Anxiety, Urinary Incontinence
ClassificationANTI-PSYCHOTICS
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Uses of Riswel Ls 2 MG

  • As per USFDA, Riswel Ls tablet is an antipsychotic medicine indicated for the management of
  • Schizophrenia in adults and adolescents. This medicine manages both positive and negative symptoms like hallucination, delusions, lack of pleasure, memory problems, cognitive problems, etc.
  • Short-term management of acute manic or mixed episodes associated with bipolar disorder in adults, children and adolescents aged 10-17 years.
  • Irritability related to autistic disorder in children and adolescents aged 5-16 years.

Contraindications of Riswel Ls 2 MG

  • If you have a known allergy to risperidone or any component of Riswel Ls tablets.
  • If you are an older adult with dementia-related psychosis. There is an increased risk of death.
  • If you are under treatment with other antipsychotic medication.
  • If you have neuroleptic malignant syndrome (a neuromuscular disorder).
  • If you have tardive dyskinesia (sudden jerky movements).
  • If you have diabetes and uncontrolled glucose levels.
  • If you have a tumour on your adrenal gland (a condition called pheochromocytoma).
  • If you have been diagnosed with a prolactin-dependent tumour, this medicine can increase prolactin levels.
  • If you have a history of seizure disorder.
  • If you have a low white blood cell count (leukopenia or neutropenia).
  • If you have an adrenal gland tumour, this medicine can cause life-threatening high blood pressure.
  • If you are pregnant or are planning a pregnancy.

Side effects of Riswel Ls 2 MG

  • Increase in appetite
  • Fatigue
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Vomiting
  • Increased saliva production
  • Constipation
  • Anxiety

Precautions and Warnings of Riswel Ls 2 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Riswel Ls tablets during pregnancy?
A:
No. Riswel Ls Tablets can be unsafe during pregnancy. There are limited studies available that establish its safety in humans. However, studies on animal subjects have shown harmful effects on the foetus. Do not take Riswel Ls tablets without medical consultation.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Riswel Ls tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
No. Riswel Ls tablets are probably unsafe to use if you are breastfeeding. Some human data suggest that this medicine may pass into breast milk. Please consult your doctor before using Riswel Ls medication as a nursing mother.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken a Riswel Ls tablet?
A:
No. Do not drive after taking Riswel Ls tablets. This medicine can cause side effects like sleepiness, dizziness, blurred vision, and diminished reflexes that affect your ability to drive and operate heavy machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Riswel Ls tablets?
A:
No. Do not consume alcohol with Riswel Ls tablets. It can alter the effectiveness of this medicine. It can also cause increased side effects like dizziness, drowsiness, etc.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have suicidal or self-harming thoughts.
  • You are using any herbal or Ayurvedic medicines or supplements; some of them can interfere with this medicine.
  • You are an older adult over 65; the effects of this medicine can be exaggerated in this age group. Use with caution.
  • You have diabetes, keep a check on your blood glucose levels as this medicine can cause fluctuations in blood glucose levels.
  • You have low blood pressure; this medicine causes orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure with change in position).
  • You have priapism (prolonged erection of the penis).

Mode of Action of Riswel Ls 2 MG

How Does It Work?

Riswel Ls Tablet contains risperidone and trihexyphenidyl as its active components. Risperidone belongs to the class of medications called atypical antipsychotics. It acts by increasing dopamine a...
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Directions for Use of Riswel Ls 2 MG

  • Take Riswel Ls tablets exactly as prescribed by the doctor.
  • Swallow the tablet as a whole with a glass of water; do not break or chew it.
  • Do not try to take it with other medicines without informing your doctor.
  • You can take Riswel Ls tablets with or without consuming food.
  • Do not use this medication if the package has been already opened.
  • Do not exceed the prescribed dosage of Riswel Ls medicine, even if you cannot feel its effects.
  • Do not suddenly stop taking Riswel Ls tablets as it can cause adverse effects.

Interactions of Riswel Ls 2 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Riswel Ls tablets with levodopa (used for Parkinson's disease) may have opposite effects.
  • Use caution if you take medicines that lower high blood pressure; combining these two medicines can cause very low blood pressure.
  • Use caution if you take medicines that lower potassium in the body, like laxatives, diuretics, etc.; Riswel Ls tablets can lower potassium further and cause side effects.
  • Medicines like fluoxetine and paroxetine can increase the levels of Riswel Ls medicine in the body.
  • Use caution if you take tablets that lower heart rate; Riswel Ls can further reduce the heart rate.
  • Other antipsychotics, anti-seizure medications, or antidepressants, along with Riswel Ls tablets, can result in severe effects.
  • Use caution if you use other sedatives, antimalarial medicines, heart medicines, anti-allergy medicines, etc. On interaction, all of them can cause increased drowsiness.

Storage and disposal of Riswel Ls 2 MG

Store Riswel Ls tablets in dry conditions and at room temperature. Keep these medicines away from wet surfaces, direct sunlight, and humidity. Keep Riswel Ls Tablets away from children and pets. Dispo...
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Dosage of Riswel Ls 2 MG

Overdose

Riswel Ls tablet overdose can cause dizziness, agitation, tremors, convulsion, nausea, vomiting, increased heart rate, low blood pressure, sleep disturbances, diminished reflexes, confusion, and loss ...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of the Riswel Ls tablet, take it as soon as you recall. If it is time to take the next dose, take the scheduled dose and skip the missed one. Do not take both doses together,...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Riswel Ls tablets cause weight gain if I use them regularly?

A: Riswel Ls tablets are associated with weight gain, though it varies from person to person. But most commonly, users of this medication notice weight gain in a few weeks. If you see any changes in your weight, try exercising and eating healthy food.

Q: Can I take Riswel Ls tablets if I have diabetes?

A: Riswel Ls tablets can fluctuate blood sugar levels. Regularly monitor your blood sugar levels when on this medication. If you have diabetes or uncontrolled blood sugar levels, use this medicine with caution and inform your doctor.

Q: Can Riswel Ls tablets cause dependency or addiction issues if I take them for a long time?

A: Riswel Ls Tablets are not addictive and do not cause dependency issues. But suddenly stopping this medicine can cause withdrawal problems such as difficulty sleeping, feeling or being sick, sweating, irritation, and uncontrollable muscle movements. Speak with your doctor if you wish to stop this medicine or experience these symptoms. You might feel sleepy in the first few days after starting treatment with Riswel Ls tablets.
Product Details
Brand
RISWEL LS
Expires on or After
26/08/2022
Last Updated on: 01 Apr 2022 | 12:25 PM (IST)
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