Sizodon MD 0.5 Tablet

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  • Contains / Salt: Risperidone (0.5 mg)
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    Sizodon MD 0.5 Tablet Information

    Sizodon MD 0.5 Tablet is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Schizophrenia. Sizodon MD 0.5 Tablet also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

    The optimal dosage of Sizodon MD 0.5 Tablet is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

    Some other side effects of Sizodon MD 0.5 Tablet have been listed ahead. These side effects of Sizodon MD 0.5 Tablet are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

    Sizodon MD 0.5 Tablet's effect during pregnancy is Moderate and Severe while nursing. In addition, Sizodon MD 0.5 Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Sizodon MD 0.5 Tablet related warnings section.

    Sizodon MD 0.5 Tablet 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. The section on Sizodon MD 0.5 Tablet contraindications lists all such conditions.

    Besides this, Sizodon MD 0.5 Tablet may also have severe interaction with some medicines. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

    In addition to the above precautions for Sizodon MD 0.5 Tablet, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



    Sizodon MD 0.5 Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Sizodon MD 0.5 Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Sizodon MD 0.5 Tablet 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

    Sizodon MD 0.5 Tablet Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Sizodon MD 0.5 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


      Sizodon can cause unwanted side effects in pregnant women. If you experience any side effects, stop taking Sizodon right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.

      Moderate
    • Is the use of Sizodon MD 0.5 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


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

      Severe
    • What is the effect of Sizodon MD 0.5 Tablet on the Kidneys?


      Sizodon has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Sizodon MD 0.5 Tablet on the Liver?


      Sizodon is rarely harmful for the liver.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Sizodon MD 0.5 Tablet on the Heart?


      Very few cases of side effects of Sizodon on the heart have been reported.

      Mild


    Sizodon MD 0.5 Tablet Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Sizodon MD 0.5 Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Sizodon MD 0.5 Tablet

    • Is this Sizodon MD 0.5 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


      Forming a habit of Sizodon MD 0.5 Tablet has not been reported.

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


      You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Sizodon MD 0.5 Tablet. So it is best to avoid driving.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Sizodon MD 0.5 Tablet 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?


      Yes, taking Sizodon MD 0.5 Tablet can treat mental disorders.

      Yes

    Sizodon MD 0.5 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Sizodon MD 0.5 Tablet


      Sizodon MD 0.5 Tablet may take longer to act if you eat some foods while taking it. Follow your doctor's advice on this.

      Mild
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Sizodon MD 0.5 Tablet


      Taking alcohol with Sizodon MD 0.5 Tablet can be dangerous.

      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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