Risomax is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of schizophrenia (a mental disorder that can result in hallucinations or delusions and also adv... View More
Uses of Risomax
Side effects of Risomax
How to use Risomax
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not handle the strips/film with wet hands. Keep it in your mouth but do not sw... View More
How Risomax works
Risomax is an atypical antipsychotic. It works by affecting the levels of chemical messengers (dopamine and serotonin) to improve mood, thoughts and beh... View More
Acute and chronic psychoses, Mania, Schizophrenia, Bipolar disorder.
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Schizophrenia 2 mg/day initially; may be increased in increments of 1-2 mg/day at intervals >24 hours Recommended target dosage: 2-8 mg/day once... View More
Oral Schizophrenia <13 years: Safety and efficacy not established >13 years: 0.5 mg/day PO in morning or evening initially; may be increased in incre... View More
Renal impairment: Initially, 0.5 mg bid, may increase in steps of 0.5 mg bid, up to 1-2 mg bid. Dose increments above 1.5 mg bid should be made at int... View More
Risperidone is contraindicated in patients with a known hypersensitivity to the product.
Mode of Action
Risperidone is an atypical antipsychotic. Its activity is mediated through a combination of dopamine (D2) and serotonin (5-HT2) receptor antagonism. It ... View More
Preexisting CV diseases; discontinue use if signs and symptoms of tardive dyskinesia occur; renal and hepatic impairment, elderly, epilepsy; parkinsonis... View More
>10% Somnolence (40-45%),Insomnia (26-30%),Agitation (20-25%),Anxiety (10-15%),Headache (10-15%),Rhinitis (10-15%),Fatigue (18-31%),Parkinsonism (28-62... View More
May antagonise the effects of levodopa and dopamine agonists. May increase serum levels of clozapine when used together. Increased serum levels of carba... View More
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