Aspidon

Aspidon

risperidone

Manufacturer:

Torrent

Distributor:

Torrent
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Risperidone
Indications/Uses
Management of psychotic disorders & non-psychotic symptoms associated w/ dementia in elderly.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Schizophrenia Adult 2 mg once or bid. May be increased to 4 mg/day on the 2nd day. Elderly, patient w/ renal & liver disease 0.5 mg bid. May be individually adjusted w/ 0.5 mg bid increments to 1-2 mg bid. Bipolar mania Adult 2 mg once daily. May be adjusted by increments of 1 mg/day. Dose range: 1-6 mg/day. Elderly, patient w/ renal & liver disease 0.5 mg bid. May be individually adjusted w/ 0.5 mg bid increments to 1-2 mg bid.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Special Precautions
May induce orthostatic hypotension associated w/ dizziness, tachycardia & syncope especially during initial dose titration period, reflecting its α-adrenergic antagonists properties. Patients w/ known CV disease eg, MI, ischaemia, heart failure or conduction abnormalities, cerebrovascular disease & conditions which would predispose patients to hypotension eg, dehydration, hypovolemia & treatment w/ antihypertensive medicine. Childn <15 yr w/ schizophrenia. Elderly.
Adverse Reactions
Insomnia, agitation, anxiety & headache.
Drug Interactions
Induced metabolism w/ carbamazepine.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
N05AX08 - risperidone ; Belongs to the class of other antipsychotics.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Aspidon FC tab 1 mg
Packing/Price
50's (P2,200/box)
Form
Aspidon FC tab 2 mg
Packing/Price
20's (P2,470/box)
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