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ZARGUS 1mg Tablet 10s

Risperidone:1mg | Drugs used in psychotic disorder

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Manufactured / Marketed By : Macter

Product Form : Tablet

Pack Size : 10s

Ingredients : Risperidone:1mg

Generic Category : Drugs used in psychotic disorder

How it works

ZARGUS 1mg Tablet 10s works by binding to the receptors and inhibits release of the chemical substances that cause psychotic symptoms.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for ZARGUS 1mg Tablet 10s

  • Aggression or anger severe
  • Loss of balance control severe
  • Changes in vision severe
  • Skin rash severe
  • Back pain severe
  • Changes in pattern of speech severe
  • Confusion severe
  • Dizziness severe
  • Loss of appetite severe
  • Constipation
  • Dry mouth
  • Weight gain
  • Body pain
  • Decrease in libido

Uses of ZARGUS 1mg Tablet 10s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Schizophrenia

    ZARGUS 1mg Tablet 10s is used in the treatment of Schizophrenia. Delusions, hallucinations, reduced speaking are some of the symptoms of Schizophrenia.

  • Bipolar disorder

    ZARGUS 1mg Tablet 10s is used in the treatment of bipolar disorder. Unusual shifts in the mood like hyperactivity and tiredness are some of the symptoms of Bipolar disorder.

  • Autism

    ZARGUS 1mg Tablet 10s is used in the treatment of autism. Lack of social interaction, inability to speak and repetitive movements are some of the symptoms of Autism.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The peak effect of this medicine is observed within 1 hour of oral administration.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine lasts for a duration of 9 hours in extensive metabolizers and 1 to 2 days in poor metabolizers.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Consumption of alcohol with this medicine is not recommended as it can result in dizziness and difficulty in concentration. Avoid activities that need mental alertness like driving and operating machinery.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women. Use only if clearly needed when no safer alternative is available.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is known to be excreted through human breast milk. It is not recommended for breastfeeding women. Use only if clearly needed when no safer alternative is available.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    Avoid if you have a known allergy to ZARGUS 1mg Tablet 10s or any other antipsychotics.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women. Use only if clearly needed when no safer alternative is available.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is known to be excreted through human breast milk. It is not recommended for breastfeeding women. Use only if clearly needed when no safer alternative is available.

General Warnings
  • Dementia- related psychosis

    ZARGUS 1mg Tablet 10s is not approved for use in patients with dementia-related psychosis due to the increase risk of death.

  • Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome

    ZARGUS 1mg Tablet 10s should be discontinued immediately if the patient develops Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome characterized by an increase in the body temperature, muscle rigidity, altered consciousness.

  • Tardive dyskinesia

    ZARGUS 1mg Tablet 10s may cause involuntary movements of tongue, lips, and face. Inform the doctor if you have these symptoms. Gradual dose reduction or discontinuation of the medicine should be considered.

  • Diabetes and Dyslipidemia

    ZARGUS 1mg Tablet 10s may increase the blood glucose levels and lipids levels in the body. Assess these parameters before initiation of the treatment and regular monitoring of blood glucose and body weight is necessary.

  • Seizures

    ZARGUS 1mg Tablet 10s is used with caution in the patients with a history of seizures or with conditions that lower the seizure threshold

  • Pediatric use

    The safety and effectiveness of ZARGUS 1mg Tablet 10s is not established in the children with schizophrenia who are less than 13 years of age and bipolar disorder who are less than 10 years of age.

  • Elderly population

    ZARGUS 1mg Tablet 10s is used with caution in the elderly population due to the increased risk of orthostatic hypotension and kidney injury.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Clozapine severe
  • Tramadol severe
  • Antidiabetic medicines moderate
  • Antihypertensives moderate
  • Levodopa moderate
Disease interactions
  • severe

    This medicine is not recommended in the patients with dementia-related psychosis as it increases the risk of heart diseases like heart failure and infectious diseases like pneumonia. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.

General Instructions

Take ZARGUS 1mg Tablet 10s with or without food. Do not take in larger amounts than advised. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Do not stop taking the medicine without consulting your doctor as it may cause withdrawal symptoms.

Other details

  • Food timings: Information not available
  • Administration time: Information not available
  • Sleep inducing: Information not available

References

Additional Information:

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver ZARGUS 1mg Tablet 10s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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