RISNIA MD 4MG TABLET
RISNIA MD 4MG TABLET belongs to the group of medicines called 'antipsychotics' used to treat schizophrenia. It is also used alone or in combination with other medicines to treat mania or mixed episodes (mania and depression) in adults and children above 10 years with bipolar disorder. RISNIA MD 4MG TABLET is also used to treat behavioural problems in children aged 5 to 16 years with autism.
RISNIA MD 4MG TABLET contains 'Risperidone' that works by blocking the effects of chemical messengers in the brain (i.e. dopamine and serotonin), thereby helps in improving mood, behaviour and thoughts. RISNIA MD 4MG TABLET elevates the symptoms of the disease and prevents them from coming back.
Take RISNIA MD 4MG TABLET as prescribed by the doctor. In some cases, you may experience certain common side-effects such as sleepiness, vomiting, constipation, abdominal pain, nausea, dizziness, dry mouth, and fatigue. Most of these side-effects do not require medical attention and will resolve gradually over time. However, you are advised to talk to your doctor if you experience these side-effects persistently.
Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy. Avoid breastfeeding while on treatment with RISNIA MD 4MG TABLET. RISNIA MD 4MG TABLET may cause dizziness, so do not drive or operate machinery unless you are alert. Avoid consuming alcohol along with RISNIA MD 4MG TABLET as it could lead to increased dizziness. Keep your doctor informed about your health condition and medications to rule out any side-effects/interactions.
Schizophrenia, Bipolar disorder, Behavioural problems in autistic children.
RISNIA MD 4MG TABLET belongs to the group of medicines called antipsychotics used to treat schizophrenia. It is also used alone or in combination with other medicines to treat mania or mixed episodes (mania and depression) in adults and children above 10 years with bipolar disorder. RISNIA MD 4MG TABLET is also used to treat behavioural problems such as irritability, aggression, self-injury, and mood changes in children aged 5 to 16 years with autism. RISNIA MD 4MG TABLET works by blocking the effects of chemical messengers in the brain (i.e. dopamine and serotonin), thereby helps in improving mood, behaviour and thoughts. RISNIA MD 4MG TABLET elevates the symptoms of the disease and prevents them from coming back.
Do not take RISNIA MD 4MG TABLET if you are allergic to any of its contents. Inform your doctor if you have diabetes, high blood pressure, heart problems, low white blood cell count, seizures, breast cancer, low bone mineral density, Parkinson's disease, dehydration, phenylketonuria (accumulation of amino acid-phenylalanine in the body), liver or kidney problems. Rise slowly from sitting or lying position as RISNIA MD 4MG TABLET may cause orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering in blood pressure leading to dizziness on standing). Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy. Avoid breastfeeding while on treatment with RISNIA MD 4MG TABLET.
Drug-Drug Interactions: RISNIA MD 4MG TABLET may have interaction with drugs used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder (aripiprazole), drugs used to treat anxiety disorders (lorazepam, diazepam, alprazolam), anti-depressants (citalopram, duloxetine, fluoxetine, escitalopram, trazodone, sertraline), anti-histamine (diphenhydramine, hydroxyzine), anti-convulsant (divalproex sodium, gabapentin, clonazepam, lamotrigine, pregabalin), pain killers (oxycodone, tramadol), bronchodilator (albuterol), and drugs used to treat psychosis (quetiapine).
Drug-Food Interactions: Avoid alcohol consumption whilst on treatment with RISNIA MD 4MG TABLET.
Drug-Disease Interactions: Inform your doctor if you have dementia (memory loss), CNS depression, liver disease, seizures, low blood pressure, diabetes, lipid alterations, parkinsonism, acute alcohol intoxication, neuroleptic malignant syndrome (occurs due to reaction with anti-psychotic drugs), Tardive dyskinesia (repetitive, involuntary movements), irregular heartbeat (with QT interval prolongation), kidney impairment/disease, blood abnormalities, Priapism (prolonged erection of the penis), and hyperprolactinemia (higher levels of prolactin in the blood).
Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking RISNIA MD 4MG TABLET as it may cause increased dizziness. RISNIA MD 4MG TABLET may also increase the effects of alcohol.
Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this; your doctor will prescribe only if the benefits outweigh the risks.
RISNIA MD 4MG TABLET may pass into the breastmilk, so it is not safe to breastfeed while taking RISNIA MD 4MG TABLET. Consult your doctor if you have any concerns.
RISNIA MD 4MG TABLET may cause tiredness, dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or operate machinery if you experience these symptoms.
Dose adjustment may be needed in patients with liver impairment. Please consult your doctor if you have a liver impairment or any concerns regarding this.
Dose adjustment may be needed in patients with kidney impairment. Please consult your doctor if you have kidney impairment or any concerns regarding this.
RISNIA MD 4MG TABLET should be given to children only if prescribed by the doctor. The safety and effectiveness of RISNIA MD 4MG TABLET in children below 13 years with schizophrenia, below 10 years with bipolar disorder, and below 5 years with autistic disorder have not been established.
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Schizophrenia: It is a condition in which the person may see, hear or feel things that are not there, believe things that are not true, feel unusually suspicious or confused. Symptoms include hallucinations, delusions, thought disorders, movement disorders, disorganised thinking, loss of interest, lack of emotions, etc.
Manic depression (bipolar disorder): Bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression or bipolar disease, is a mental health disorder associated with episodes of mood swings ranging from manic highs to depressive lows. Symptoms of manic episodes include high energy, loss of touch with reality, and reduced need for sleep. Symptoms of depressive episodes include low motivation, low energy, and loss of interest in daily life.
Autism: It is a developmental diability which causes repetitive behaviour, problems with communication, and difficulty interacting with others.
RISNIA MD 4MG TABLET
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