Risnia 1 mg
|Description||Risperdal 1 mg Generic|
Risnia contains the active ingredient Risperidone and is effective in treating the following conditions:
- Schizophrenia - It is a mental condition in which an individual's thinking ability, behaviour or feelings become abnormal. Risperidone helps restore the chemical balances in the brain responsible for such changes. It improves thoughts and behaviour, thereby enhancing the quality of life.
- Mania - It means an extremely excited mood. The use of Risnia helps calm the mood and relax the nerves. It stabilizes the mood and prevents the recurrence of symptoms again. The medicine improves your overall life and allows you to perform your daily activities.
How to use
Risnia is taken with or without food. It is advised to take it daily at the same time as it helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. Take medicine in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor, and if you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. You mustn't stop treatment suddenly without having a word with your doctor, as it may worsen symptoms. However, discontinue treatment immediately if you develop symptoms of a neuroleptic malignant syndrome, such as muscle rigidity, fever, and altered consciousness or seizures.
Risnia 1 mg may cause excessiveness and drowsiness with alcohol. Also, it may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and risks of the medicine before prescribing you during pregnancy. Risperidone may increase alertness, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy. Therefore, it is important to avoid driving if these symptoms develop. Use with caution in patients with kidney and liver disorders. Dose adjustment may be required in such patients.
It would be best to take precautions while using this antipsychotic medicine as it may increase the risk of developing diabetes, so it is best to monitor glucose regularly. Let your doctor know if you develop any unusual changes in mood or behaviour, worsening of depression, or suicidal thoughts while receiving the drug.
Some common side effects of Risnia 1 mg include headache, sedation, parkinsonism, somnolence, and insomnia. During the initial days of the treatment, Risperidone may cause a sudden drop in blood pressure, especially when changing positions, so it is better to stand slowly if you have been sitting or lying down; it also causes sleepiness and dizziness, so it is better to avoid driving or do anything that requires your complete attention until you know how this antipsychotic drug affects you.
This medicine may make you gain weight, but certain lifestyle modifications, including having a healthy diet and regular exercise, can reduce this effect. You should be cautious while taking this medicine, as it may increase the risk of developing diabetes, so it is best to monitor glucose regularly. Let your doctor know if you develop any unusual changes in mood or behaviour, worsening of depression, or suicidal thoughts while taking medicine.