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Sizodon Solu 60ml

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Medical Description

Sizodon oral solution is used to manage psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia. It is composed of risperidone as its active ingredient. It belongs to the class of atypical antipsychotic medicines...
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ContainsRisperidone(1.0 Mg)
UsesSchizophrenia, acute mania in bipolar disorder, irritability in autistic children.
Side effectsAppetite increased, Fatigue, Upper respiratory tract infection, Vomiting, Increased saliva, Constipation, Anxiety, Urinary incontinence
ClassificationANTI-PSYCHOTICS
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Uses of Sizodon 1 MG

  • As per USFDA, Sizodon oral solution is used in
  • The treatment of various symptoms of schizophrenia in adults and adolescents from age 13 to 17.
  • Maintenance of acute manic or mixed episodes of bipolar disorder in adults as alone or it is used along with other medicines like lithium or valproate.
  • Treatment of irritability associated with autistic disorder in children aged 5-16 years.

Contraindications of Sizodon 1 MG

  • If you are allergic to the risperidone component of Sizodon oral solution.
  • If you are an elderly patient with dementia-related psychosis. There is an increased risk of death.
  • If you are going through treatment with other antipsychotic medicines.
  • If you are diagnosed with neuroleptic malignant syndrome (a neuromuscular disorder).
  • If you have tardive dyskinesia (abrupt jerky movements).
  • If you have a history of diabetes and uncontrolled glucose levels.
  • If you were diagnosed with any type of seizure disorder.
  • If you have a low white blood cell count (leukopenia or neutropenia).
  • If you are under treatment for Parkinson's disease or dementia with Lewy bodies.
  • If you are diagnosed with an adrenal gland tumour, Sizodon oral solution can cause life-threatening high blood pressure.
  • If you are expecting currently or are planning a pregnancy.
  • If you have a tumour on your adrenal gland (a condition called pheochromocytoma), or if you have been diagnosed with 'a prolactin-dependent tumour'. This medicine can increase prolactin levels.

Side effects of Sizodon 1 MG

  • Appetite increased
  • Fatigue
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Vomiting
  • Increased saliva
  • Constipation
  • Anxiety
  • Urinary incontinence

Precautions and Warnings of Sizodon 1 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Sizodon oral solution during pregnancy?
A:
No, Sizodon oral solution can be unsafe during pregnancy. There is not enough data available to establish the safety of this medicine in humans. However, some studies on animal subjects have shown harmful effects on fetuses. Do not take Sizodon oral solution without medical consultation.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Sizodon oral solution while breastfeeding?
A:
No, Sizodon oral solutions are probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Some human data suggest that this medicine may pass into the breastmilk. Please consult your doctor before using Sizodon medication during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken the Sizodon oral solution?
A:
No, do not drive after taking the Sizodon oral solution. It can cause side effects like sleepiness, dizziness, blurred vision, and slow reflexes that can affect the ability to drive or to operate heavy machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Sizodon oral solution?
A:
No, you cannot consume alcohol with a Sizodon oral solution. It can alter the effectiveness of this medicine. It can also cause increased side effects like drowsiness, dizziness, etc.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have suicidal or self-harming thoughts.
  • You are taking any vitamins, herbal products, ayurvedic medicines or supplements. A few of them can interfere with this medicine.
  • You are an older patient over the age of 65. The effects of this medicine are exaggerated in older patients, so use it with caution.
  • You have diabetes. You must check your blood glucose levels, as this medicine can cause changes in blood glucose levels.
  • You have low blood pressure. This medicine can cause orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure with change in position).
  • You have priapism (prolonged erection of the penis).

Mode of Action of Sizodon 1 MG

How Does It Work?

Sizodon oral solution contains risperidone as its active component. Risperidone belongs to the class of medicines called atypical antipsychotics. It functions by increasing the activity of dopamine an...
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Directions for Use of Sizodon 1 MG

  • Take Sizodon oral solution exactly as prescribed by the doctor.
  • Do not exceed the prescribed dosage of Sizodon oral solution, even if you cannot feel its effects.
  • Take this Sizodon oral solution as a whole with a glass of water. Do not break or chew it.
  • Do not try to take it with other medications without informing your doctor.
  • Do not use this medication if the package has been already opened.
  • Do not suddenly stop taking Sizodon oral solution, as it can have adverse effects.

Interactions of Sizodon 1 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • It is not recommended to use Sizodon oral solution with levodopa(used for Parkinson’s disease), as they have exactly opposite effects.
  • Try to use caution when taking tablets that can reduce high blood pressure while using Sizodon oral solution, as it can further lower the blood pressure.
  • If you are using any medicines that reduce potassium (such as diuretics, laxatives, etc.), Sizodon oral solution can lower potassium even further, which can cause hypokalemia and various adverse effec...
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  • Using antidepressant medicines such as fluoxetine and paroxetine, have been shown to increase the levels of Sizodon oral solution, which can lead to the symptoms of overdose or increased side effects....
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  • If you take medications that lower heart rates, Sizodon oral solution can reduce heart rates even further.
  • If you are on other antipsychotic, antidepressant, or anti-seizure medications, using them along with Sizodon oral solution can have adverse effects.
  • Be cautious if you use other sedatives, antimalarial medicines, heart medicines, antihistamines, etc. On interaction, all of them can cause excessive drowsiness.

Interactions with food items

  • There is no information available on the interaction of food with Sizodon oral solution. You can take this oral solution before or after consuming a meal.

Storage and disposal of Sizodon 1 MG

Store Sizodon oral solution in dry conditions and at room temperature. Keep these medicines away from wet surfaces, direct sunlight, and humid conditions. Keep Sizodon oral solution away from children...
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Dosage of Sizodon 1 MG

Overdose

Sizodon oral solution overdose can cause dizziness, tremors, agitation, convulsion, nausea, vomiting, low blood pressure, increased heart rate, confusion, sleep disturbances, diminished reflexes, and ...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Sizodon oral solution, take it as soon as you recall. If you remember when it is time to take the next dose of Sizodon oral solution, skip the missed one and take the sche...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Do Sizodon oral solution cause weight gain?

A: Sizodon oral solution is associated with weight gain. It may vary from person to person. But most commonly, patients on this medication start to notice weight gain in a few weeks. If you see any changes in your weight, try exercising and eating healthy food.

Q: What should I do if I have side effects for many weeks after using Sizodon oral solution?

A: Some patients may experience certain side effects after using Sizodon oral solution regularly. However, most of these side effects does not need any medical intervention. However, if you have had them for a long time or the severity of side effects is increasing, then consult your doctor as soon as possible. Maybe the dose will be adjusted. But do not stop using the medicine without consulting your doctor.

Q: Do Sizodon oral solutions cause dependency or addiction issues if I take them every day?

A: Sizodon oral solution is not addictive and does not cause any physical dependency. But stopping it abruptly can lead to withdrawal problems such as sleeping problems, nausea, vomiting, sweating, agitation, and uncontrollable jerky movements. Ask your doctor if you want to stop this medicine or notice these symptoms. You might feel sleepy in the first few days after starting the course of Sizodon oral solution.
Product Details
Brand
SIZODON
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
25/08/2022
Last Updated on: 30 Mar 2022 | 10:25 AM (IST)
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