The tablet is composed of Risperidone, Trihexyphenidyl and belongs to the drug group known as atypical antipsychotics. It is primarily used in the treatment of psychotic disorders. This medicine also helps against schizophrenia, manic depression and symptoms of bipolar disorder.
The drug works by restoring the balance of neurotransmitters (chemical messengers) in the brain, which can eventually reduce the symptoms associated with psychotic disorders. While you are under the course of this medication, avoid alcohol as it can worsen your condition.
How long is the duration of effect?The effect of this medicine can last for an average duration of 24 hours.
What is the onset of action?The peak effect of this medicine can be observed within an hour of administration.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This medicine should be avoided by pregnant women unless suggested by the doctor.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?The medicine should not be consumed by breastfeeding mothers.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Sizodon LS Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?Take the missed dose as soon as you remember.
Are there any overdose instructions?Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected.
The tablet belongs to anticholinergics. It works by blocking the cholinergic activity in the central nervous system and reduces the body secretions, increases the heart rate, dilates the pupils and reduces spasm of smooth muscle. It also belongs to the class atypical antipsychotics. It works by binding to the serotonin (5HT2) and dopamine D2 receptors and inhibits the release of chemical substances thus helps in reducing the symptoms
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Medicine
MedicineThe drug interacts with clozapine, tramadol, antidiabetic medicines, levodopa and potassium chloride.
Interaction with Disease
DiseasePatients suffering from gastrointestinal blockage, urinary tract obstruction and kidney/liver disease should use some other safer alternative.
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