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Sizodon 1mg Tablet

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Sizodon 1 MG Description

Sizodon tablet is a prescription medicine, which is used to treat various mental disorders such as schizophrenia (inability to think, feel and act clearly) , mania ( hyperactivity and intense moods)

and autism (developmental disorder in children that impairs their ability to interact socially and can lead to learning disabilities). Sizodon tablets contain an active ingredient called Risperidone that belongs to the antipsychotic class of the medicine. It acts by blocking neurotransmitters such as serotonin and dopamine (natural chemicals that are found in the brain). Thus, decreases the dopaminergic transmission in the mesolimbic pathway present in the brain. This helps in relieving the patient of its symptoms and improves the mental well being. Sizodon tablets will only improve your symptoms and do not cure your illness. After evaluating your clinical condition, your consulting physician will determine the dose and frequency of Sizodon tablets. It takes about weeks to months for it to reach its full clinical effectiveness. This medication should not be used with alcohol and should only be taken at the prescribed amount. You can take these tablets with or without food. You may experience certain side effects such as increased sleepiness, tiredness, difficulty passing urine, anxiety, drowsiness, dry mouth and stomach pain


Product Summary

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ContainsRisperidone(1.0 Mg)
Usesschizophrenia, mania and autism
Side effectsWeight gain, anxiety, stomach pain, drowsiness, difficulty passing urine, increased sleepiness
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Uses of Sizodon 1 MG

  • As per CDSCO, the medicine has usage in schizophrenia, mania and autism

Contraindications of Sizodon 1 MG

  • Sizodon tablets should not be used if :
  • You are allergic to Risperidone or Paliperidone
  • You recently had a stroke
  • You have dementia related psychosis
  • You have poorly controlled diabetes
  • You have arrhythmia
  • You have Parkinson's disease or any other movement controlling disorder
  • You have low white blood cells
  • You have low blood pressure
  • You have suicidal idealation

Side effects of Sizodon 1 MG

  • Weight gain
  • Anxiety
  • Stomach pain
  • Drowsiness
  • Difficulty passing urine
  • Increased sleepiness

Precautions and Warnings of Sizodon 1 MG



Can I take Sizodon during pregnancy?
Risperidone is safe to take during pregnancy, though there isn't sufficient data to back it up. Your baby may be exposed to a very low danger. The risk of you becoming mentally ill if you stop taking your medicine is far larger than the chance of injury to your baby. Always consult your physician on the course of your treatment during pregnancy. If you become pregnant while on sizodon, talk to your doctor. If you've been using Tab. Sizodon on a regular basis, don't stop taking it without first consulting your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Sizodon while breastfeeding?
It is not advisable to take Sizodon while breastfeeding as it is secreted into breast milk and may cause certain side effects in your baby such as poor feeding, difficulty sleeping and restlessness


Can I drive if I have consumed Sizodon tablet?
Driving is not recommended during the course of Sizodon as it may cause drowsiness, confusion and lethargy and may affect your ability to drive or use machines.


Can I consume alcohol with the Sizodon?
No alcohol is strictly contraindicated during the course of Sizodon as it may exaggerate your side effects such as confusion, drowsiness and lethargy

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Consult your doctor if you experience difficulty in maintaining normal body temperature
  • Consult your doctor if you experience any allergic reaction to Sizodon like rashes, fever, dizziness, fast heart rate, difficulty breathing
  • Consult your doctor if you have any liver or kidney disease
  • This tablet comes with a boxed warning and should not be used in elderly patients who have dementia related psychosis
  • Consult your doctor if you have difficulty maintaining your blood pressure
  • It should not be abruptly stopped without first visiting a physician

Mode of Action of Sizodon 1 MG

How Does It Work?

It acts by blocking neurotransmitters such as serotonin and dopamine (natural chemicals that are found in the brain) and decreases the dopaminergic transmission in the mesolimbic pathway present in th...
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Directions for Use of Sizodon 1 MG

  • Sizodon tablets needs to be taken by mouth
  • It should be taken according to the frequency prescribed, with or without food
  • Take the Sizodon tab at the same time every day to help you remember to take it
  • Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully
  • Do not take exceed the recommended dose
  • Do not share your medicines with anyone
  • Do not drink alcohol with this medicine

Interactions of Sizodon 1 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Sizodon tablets may interact with the following medications; therefore, it is critical that you inform your consulting physician about any medications you are on :
  • Antihypertensives like Enalipril, Furosemide (to decrease blood pressure ) as it may decrease blood pressure to an undesired level
  • Anti acidity medicines like Cimetidine and Ranatidine which can increase the serum levels of Risperidone
  • Anti epilepsy medicines like Carbamazepine which may decrease the levels of Risperidone
  • Antidepressants such as Fluvoxetine may increase to toxicity of Risperidone
  • Anti Parkinson's agents like Levodopa whose effects may be neutralised by Risperidone

Storage and disposal of Sizodon 1 MG

To keep this medication out of the reach of children, keep it tightly wrapped in the container. It should be stored at room temperature, out of direct sunlight and away from heat and moisture. To prev...
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Dosage of Sizodon 1 MG


In case of overdose you may experience symptoms like drowsiness, irregular heart rate, stomach pain, seizures or fits, difficulty in vision, black outs, confusion and lethargy. Keep your family or car...
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Missed a Dose

Tablet Sizodon should be taken as prescribed by a doctor. Take the missed dose at the earliest. However, if it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Never increase the doses unless prescrib...
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Content Details


Dr. Jagruti Jain

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

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Will I gain weight after taking Sizodon tablets?

A: Yes, you may gain weight after taking these tablets as it may increase your appetite.

Q: Can I stop this medicine suddenly?

A: Always consult your doctor before stopping this medicine. If you stop suddenly you may experience withdrawal symptoms like dizziness, anxiety, insomnia and perspiration

Q: Will Sizodon tablets change my personality?

A: No, these medicines won't change your personality
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Last Updated on: 08 Mar 2022 | 11:47 AM (IST)

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