|Manufacturer||Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd|
Ridazin - 50mg
Ridazin 50mg tablet is formulated as an antipsychotic medicine. It is used to control the symptoms of schizophrenia. This medicine is a phenothiazine, which is recommended to those people suffering from schizophrenia and they cannot take any other medicines or show no improvement with other treatment options. It is manufactured by the Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. in India.
What does Ridazin 50mg tablet contain?
The main active ingredient of this medicine is Thioridazine which is a generic substance. This ingredient is useful in the treatment of anosognosia, schizophrenia, and walking corpse syndrome (Cotard delusion) as well.
How does Ridazin tablet work?
Ridazin 50mg tablet is a form of typical antipsychotic which works by blocking the action of dopamine. It is the dopamine, a chemical messenger, which is responsible for affecting the capacity of the brain so that its strength dwindles. In this way, this medicine can treat schizophrenia which is a nervous system disorder characterized by conditions like delusions and hallucinations.
Side Effects of Ridazin Tablet:
There are some rare but possible side effects for Ridazin 50 mg Tablet that include:
- Skin rash
- Muscle spasm
- Dry mouth
- Confusion and decreasing intellect capacity
- Weight gain
- Blurred vision
- Irregular heartbeat
Some other side effects of this medicine are enlarged pupils, jitteriness, drowsiness, and stuffy nose.
How to take Ridazin 50mg Tablet:
Its pills are taken with or without food. You can swallow its tablet with a little amount of water. If you are taking it with an empty stomach, it could cause stomach irritation. In the case of a missed dose, do not take a double dose of Ridazin 50mg Tablet. Make a firm daily schedule to take this medicine regularly.
Some particular medicines such as astemizole, metoclopramide, pergolide, cabergoline, cisapride, and dofetilide may raise complications when taken with Ridazin 50mg Tablet. Also, it should not be taken with narcotic medicines including codeine and alcohol. Avoid this medicine with any other phenothiazines.
It is possible that Ridazin 50 Tablet may cause some sort of drowsiness when taken with alcohol, so try to avoid that. This medicine may be unsafe to take during pregnancy, so please consult your doctor before using it during that period. Moreover, Ridazin 50mg Tablet is not recommended during lactation, as it could pose a significant risk to the baby. Since this medicine may impair your thinking or reactions, it is better to avoid driving just after taking its tablet.