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Medicine Information

What is Risperidone for:

This medication is an atypical antipsychotic, prescribed for Aspergers syndrome (difficulties in social interaction), schizophrenia (disturbed or unusual thinking), schizoaffective disorder(elevated or depressed mood), the mixed and manic states associated with bipolar disorder, and irritability in children with autism(impaired social interaction).

How does Risperidone work:

Risperidone helps clear your thinking. It works on helping social interactions, mood, expression of mood, as well as, delusions, paranoia, and look. It helps steady mood.

How should Risperidone be used:

This medication available in the form of tablet, a solution, and an orally disintegrating tablet to take by mouth once or twice a day, with or without food. The recommended initial dose is 2 mgday by orally, increase from day 2 if necessary to a maximum of 16 mgday.

Common side effects of Risperidone :

Feeling lightheaded, sleepy, having blurred eyesight, or a change in thinking clearly. Avoid driving and doing other tasks or actions that call for you to be alert or have clear eyesight until you see how this drug affects you. Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over a few minutes when sitting or lying down. Be careful climbing. High blood sugar. This most often goes back to normal when drug is stopped. Weight gain. Change in sex ability. This most often goes back to normal. Drooling when sleeping. Not able to sleep.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.

What precautions should I take when taking Risperidone :

If you have an allergy to risperidone or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you are breast-feeding.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Very bad dizziness or passing out. Big change in balance. Shakiness, trouble moving around, or stiffness. Seizures. More trips to the bathroom, more thirst, or weight loss. Very nervous and excitable. Feeling very tired or weak. For women, if you get pregnant while taking this drug. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Risperidone with other medicines:

Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store Risperidone :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Pregnancy Category

Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Therapeutic Classification

Antipsychotics

What is Trihexiphenidyl for:

This medication is an anticholinergic agent, prescribed for Parkinson?s disease. It works by blocking certain nerve impulses and relaxing certain muscles.

How does Trihexiphenidyl work:

Adjunctive treatment of Parkinsons disease; treatment of drug-induced extrapyramidal symptoms.

How should Trihexiphenidyl be used:

It comes as a tablet and capsule to take by mouth, with food. Adult- PO- Initial: The recommended dose is 1 mgday in 3-4 divided doses, increased gradually up to 6-10 mgday according to response.

Common side effects of Trihexiphenidyl :

Dryness of mouth, blurring of vision, headache, nausea, nervousness, impairment of memory and organic confusional states. dizziness, constipation, delusions and hallucinations. Urinary retention, glaucoma. Arrhythmias, AV dissociation, multiple ventricular ectopics.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.

What precautions should I take when taking Trihexiphenidyl :

Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Any bruising or bleeding. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Trihexiphenidyl with other medicines:

Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid alcohol and grapefruit juice.

How do I store Trihexiphenidyl :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Pregnancy Category

Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Therapeutic Classification

Antiparkinsonian Drugs

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