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Reserpine Information

Reserpine Benefits & Uses

Reserpine is used to treat the following -

Reserpine Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Reserpine


Reserpine Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Reserpine is used -

  1. Depression Mild
  2. Drowsiness
  3. Anxiety Mild
  4. Headache Mild
  5. Nervousness
  6. Blurred vision
  7. Bradycardia
  8. Dry Mouth सामान्य
  9. Diarrhoea
  10. Abdominal cramp
  11. Edema दुर्लभ

Reserpine Related Warnings

Is the use of Reserpine safe for pregnant women?

Reserpine has many dangerous side effects in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, do not consume Reserpine without medical advice.


Is the use of Reserpine safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding, may experience serious side effects after taking Reserpine. So it is adviced to consult the doctor before using it.


What is the effect of Reserpine on the Kidneys?

There may be some adverse effects on kidney after taking Reserpine. If you observe any such side effects, stop taking this drug. Consume this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.


What is the effect of Reserpine on the Liver?

Reserpine is rarely harmful for the liver.


What is the effect of Reserpine on the Heart?

Reserpine may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.


Severe Interaction of Reserpine with Other Drugs

Reserpine should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -




      Reserpine Contraindications

      If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Reserpine unless your doctor advises you to do so -

      1. Heart Disease
      2. Peptic Ulcer
      3. Ulcerative Colitis
      4. Kidney Disease
      5. Liver Disease
      6. Suicidal Tendency
      7. Parkinson's Disease

      Frequently asked Questions about Reserpine

      Is this Reserpine habit forming or addictive?

      Reserpine does not cause addiction.


      Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

      No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Reserpine can make you feel drowsy.


      Is it safe?

      Reserpine is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

      Is it able to treat mental disorders?

      No, Reserpine cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.


      Reserpine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

      Interaction between Food and Reserpine

      Taking Reserpine with food is safe.


      Interaction between Alcohol and Reserpine

      Taking Reserpine with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

      This medicine data has been created by -
      Dr. Md Saadullah
      M.Pharma, Pharmacy
      3 Years of Experience
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      Dr. Vikas Chauhan
      B.Pharma, Pharmacy
      2 Years of Experience
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      1. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 455