Respidon

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  • Contains / Salt: Risperidone (2 mg)
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    Respidon Information

    Respidon is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. Schizophrenia are some of its major therapeutic uses. Secondary and off-label uses of Respidon have also been mentioned below.

    Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Respidon. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

    While these are the most often observed Respidon side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Respidon are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

    Respidon's effect during pregnancy is Moderate and Severe while nursing. It is important to know if Respidon has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Respidon related warnings section.

    Respidon is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Tardive Dyskinesia, Kidney Disease, Liver Disease are examples of such conditions. Other contraindications of Respidon have been discussed in the sections ahead.

    Drug reaction of Respidon with other medicines has been reported. Refer to the list below for further details.

    Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Respidon is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.



    Respidon Benefits & Uses

    Respidon is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Respidon 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.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Schizophrenia
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 1 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Schizophrenia
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 0.5 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Schizophrenia
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 0.5 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    2 - 12 years (Child)
    • Disease: Autism
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 0.5 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: patients above 5 years old having weight between 15 kg to 20 kg should take 0.25 mg once daily

    Respidon Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Respidon safe for pregnant women?


      Respidon may cause moderate side effects during pregnancy. If you feel its harmful effects, then stop taking this drug immediately, and do not take Respidon again without your doctor's advice.

      Moderate
    • Is the use of Respidon safe during breastfeeding?


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

      Severe
    • What is the effect of Respidon on the Kidneys?


      Respidon rarely affects the kidneys.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Respidon on the Liver?


      Side effects of Respidon rarely affect the liver.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Respidon on the Heart?


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

      Mild


    Severe Interaction of Respidon with Other Drugs

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

    Severe

    Moderate



    Respidon Contraindications

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



    Frequently asked Questions about Respidon

    • Is this Respidon habit forming or addictive?


      Respidon does not cause addiction.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      After taking Respidon, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Respidon can make you drowsy.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, but consume Respidon only on doctor's advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      Yes, taking Respidon can treat mental disorders.

      Yes

    Respidon Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Respidon


      Eating certain foods may increase the time it takes Respidon to have an effect. You should consult your doctor about it.

      Mild
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Respidon


      Consuming Respidon with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

      Severe


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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience


    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Risperdal® (risperidone)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 441-442

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1101-1103

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