Medicine : Risperdal Consta(25mg)

Name:Risperdal Consta(25mg)
Manufacturer:Johnson & Johnson Ltd
Generic Use:Risperidone
Composition:Risperidone(25 Mg)
Substitutes:risperdal consta(25mg)

Generic ( Risperidone )

Typical use Of Risperidone :Anovulatory Infertility, Psychosis, Schizophrenia.
Mechanism of action of Risperidone :Blockade Of Dopaminergic D2 Receptors In The Limbic System Alleviates Positive Symptoms Of Schizophrenia Such As Hallucinations, Delusions, And Erratic Behavior And Speech. Blockade Of Serotonergic 5-HT2 Receptors In The Mesocortical Tract, Causes An Excess Of Dopamine And An Increase In Dopamine Transmission, Resulting In An Increase In Dopamine Transmission And An Elimination Of Core Negative Symptoms.
Drug Interaction of Risperidone :Risperidone Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Alcohol, Clozapine, Guanethidine, Metoclopramide (HCl), Pioglitazone. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Risperidone :Parkinsonism, Ventricular Tachycardia, Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome, Torsades De Pointes, Dizziness, Headache, Fatigue, Nausea, Vomiting, Anxiety, Constipation, Insomnia, Abdominal Pain, Blurred Vision, Rashes.


How Risperidone will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Risperidone will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Contraindicated: The Drug Should Not Be Used By Breastfeeding Women, As Evidences From Studies Have Shown That There Is A High Risk Of Causing Significant Damage To Infants.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Risperidone

No Studies Found