Always consult a medical doctor or patient care specialist before using resperidone tablets.
Indications and Usage
Resperidone is indicated in the management and treatment of several psychiatric conditions. It is used in people with schizophrenia, acute manic or mixed episodes caused by bipolar disorder. It also helps relieve irritability associated with autism. Resperidone tablets relieve symptoms like temper tantrums, mood swings, harming yourself, aggression toward others and depression. Resperidone can be combined with other therapies.
Do NOT take resperidone if:
- You have dementia;
- You have a severe cerebrovascular disease;
- You are hypersensitive to its active ingredients;
- You are diabetic, hypotensive or hyperprolactinemia;
- You are pregnant or breastfeeding, do not use this medication;
- You are younger than 13 years.
Administration and Dosage
The use of resperidone tablets during pregnancy or breastfeeding appears to be harmful. Consult your doctor or healthcare professional before taking resperidone. Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. Do not exceed the advisable dosage. The usual dose for adults is 2mg taken once per day. Do not take more than 16mg per day. The usual dose for children aged 13–17years is 0.5mg taken twice daily depending on age and body weight. The maximum dose for children is 6mg per day. This antipsychotic agent is not for children below 13 years old.
Possible interactions with resperidone tablets include muscle relaxants, anxiety drugs, pain drugs, antihistamines, sedative/hypnotics, blood pressure drugs, and Parkinson drugs. Resperidone tablets should not be taken with alcohol. Consult with your doctor about any medications you are taking, before your treatment with resperidone tablets.
Taking more medicines may cause poisoning and serious side effects. Please call the emergency department if you suspect resperidone tablets overdose.
No adverse reactions have been reported.
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