FAQs ABOUT RISNIA FORTE
Q. What is RISNIA FORTE and why it is used?
A. RISNIA FORTE is a combination of Risperidone and Trihexyphenidyl which belongs to a group of medicines called Atypical antipsychotics and Anticholinergics, generally used to treat schizophrenia, and acute manic episodes in affected individuals.
Q. Can RISNIA FORTE be used in elderly patients?
A. RISNIA FORTE should be used with caution in elderly patients (aged 65 years or above). It is not recommended for use in elderly patients suffering from dementia due to stroke. Medical treatment should be sought straight away if signs of stroke such as sudden change in mental state or sudden weakness or numbness of face, arms or legs, especially on one side, or slurred speech, even for a short period of time are noticed. Consult your doctor before taking RISNIA FORTE.
Q. What side effects are seen with RISNIA FORTE?
A. The most common side effects of taking RISNIA FORTE are difficulty staying asleep, common cold symptoms, sinus infection, diarrhea, indigestion, and/or dry mouth.Consult your doctor if any of these symptoms worsens.
Q. Is it safe to drive after taking RISNIA FORTE?
A. RISNIA FORTE might cause dizziness, tiredness, mild nausea, and vision problems. If you experience these side effects, try to avoid driving or operating heavy machines. Consult your doctor before taking RISNIA FORTE.
Q. What happens if you take more RISNIA FORTE than your required dose?
A. If you or anyone else accidentally takes too much of RISNIA FORTE, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Symptoms of overdose are feeling sleepy or tired, or having abnormal body movements, problems standing and walking, feeling dizzy due to low blood pressure, or having abnormal heartbeats or fits.