Risponz 1/Risponz 2/Risponz 3

Risponz 1/Risponz 2/Risponz 3

risperidone

Manufacturer:

Cadila Healthcare

Distributor:

Metro Drug

Marketer:

Zydus Healthcare Phils
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Risperidone
Indications/Uses
Treatment of schizophrenia & other psychoses; short-term treatment of acute manic or mixed episodes associated w/ bipolar disorder; treatment of irritability associated w/ autistic disorder.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Initial dose: 2 mg on the 1st day, 4 mg on the 2nd day & 6 mg on the 3rd day. Dose adjustments may be needed in intervals of not <1 wk. Maintenance dose: 4-8 mg daily. Extrapyramidal symptoms >10 mg daily. Max: 16 mg daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Known sensitivity to risperidone. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn <5 yr.
Special Precautions
Patients w/ renal or liver insufficiency, CV diseases & Parkinson's disease. May cause hypotension & wt gain. May impair mental alertness & ability to drive or operate machinery. Elderly.
Adverse Reactions
Insomnia, agitation, extrapyramidal disorder, anxiety headache & sedation. Somnolence, fatigue, dizziness, impaired concentration, constipation, dyspepsia. Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, wt gain, blurred vision, priapism, erectile, ejaculatory & orgastic dysfunction, urinary incontinence, rhinitis, rash.
Drug Interactions
Alcohol & centrally acting agents. May antagonize levodopa & other dopamine agonists. Decreased plasma conc w/ carbamazepine & other hepatic enzyme inducers. Increased plasma conc w/ phenothiazines, TCAs, some β-blockers & fluoxetine.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
N05AX08 - risperidone ; Belongs to the class of other antipsychotics.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Risponz 1 FC tab 1 mg
Packing/Price
30's (P25/film-coated tab)
Form
Risponz 2 FC tab 2 mg
Packing/Price
30's (P40/film-coated tab)
Form
Risponz 3 FC tab 3 mg
Packing/Price
30's (P48/film-coated tab)
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