Risperdal Consta 50mg Injection(Pfs) 1's

Schizophrenia Rx required
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This product cannot be returned for a refund or exchange. Mfr: Johnson & Johnson Pvt Ltd Country of Origin: NA
M.R.P.: Rs.9,000.00

What is RISPERDAL CONSTA 50MG (PFS)?

  • RISPERDAL CONSTA 50MG (PFS) contains Risperidone which belongs to Antipsychotics
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What RISPERDAL CONSTA 50MG (PFS) is used for?

  • RISPERDAL CONSTA 50MG (PFS) is used to maintain the treatment of schizophrenia, where you may see, hear or feel things that are not there, believe things that are not true or feel unusually suspicious, or confused

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Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine if you

  • are allergic to risperidone or any other ingredients of this medicine
  • have a heart problem
  • have the risk of a stroke, such as high blood pressure, cardiovascular disorder or blood vessel problems in the brain
  • have ever experienced involuntary movements of the tongue, mouth and face
  • have neuroleptic malignant syndrome a condition which is marked by high temperature, muscle stiffness, sweating or a lowered level of consciousness
  • have had low levels of white blood cells
  • are diabetic
  • have epilepsy
  • have ever had a prolonged or painful erection
  • have liver or kidney problems
  • have an abnormally high level of the hormone prolactin in your blood
  • have family history of blood clots
  • are planning to have an eye surgery
  • are alcoholic
  • The following symptoms may occur in newborn babies, of mothers that have used RISPERDAL CONSTA 50MG (PFS) in the last trimester (last three months of their pregnancy): shaking, muscle stiffness, and/or weakness, sleepiness, agitation, breathing problems, and difficulty in feeding
  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine
  • Children and adolescents under 18 years should not be treated with RISPERDAL CONSTA 50MG (PFS) for schizophrenia or mania
  • Children under 5 years old should not be treated with RISPERDAL CONSTA 50MG (PFS) for conduct disorder
  • Do not drive or use any tools or machines without consulting your doctor
  • Dizziness, tiredness, and vision problems may occur during treatment with RISPERDAL CONSTA 50MG (PFS)

Tell your doctor if you are taking

  • Benzodiazepines used for anxiety
  • Opiates used for pain
  • Medicines for allergy
  • Medicines used for heart rhythm problems
  • Medicines for malaria
  • Some antidepressants or other medicines for mental problems
  • Medicines that cause low levels of potassium in blood
  • Medicines to treat raised blood pressure
  • Levodopa used for parkinson's disease
  • Furosemide or chlorothiazide used for heart problems or swelling of parts of your body due to a buildup of too much fluid
  • Rifampicin medicine for treating some infections
  • Carbamazepine, phenytoin medicines for epilepsy
  • Itraconazole and ketoconazole medicines for treating fungal infections
  • Ritonavir medicines used in the treatment of HIV/AIDS
  • RISPERDAL CONSTA 50MG (PFS) is given as an intramuscular injection either in the arm or buttock region every two weeks, administered by doctor or nurse
  • Injections should be alternated between the right and left sides
  • It should not be given through vein
  • The dose is gradually adjusted by your doctor depending on how you respond to the treatment

 If you stop using RISPERDAL CONSTA 50MG (PFS)

  • Be sure not to miss your appointments when you are supposed to receive your injections every two weeks
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Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

  • sudden change in your mental state or sudden weakness or numbness of your face, arms or legs, especially on one side, or slurred speech, even for a short period of time
  • twitching or jerking movements that you cannot control in your face, tongue, or other parts of your body
  • blood clots in the veins, especially in the legs (symptoms include swelling, pain, and redness in the leg), which may travel through blood vessels to the lungs causing chest pain and difficulty breathing
  • fever, muscle stiffness, sweating or a lowered level of consciousness (a disorder called “Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome”)
  • prolonged or painful erection in men (priapism)
  • severe allergic reaction characterized by fever, swollen mouth, face, lip or tongue, shortness of breath, itching, skin rash or drop in blood pressure
  • difficulty in falling or staying asleep
  • parkinsonism: this condition may include: slow or impaired movement, sensation of stiffness or tightness of the muscles (making your movements jerky), and sometimes even a sensation of movement "freezing up" and then restarting
  • feeling sleepy, headache
  • pneumonia, infection of the chest (bronchitis)
  • high prolactin levels
  • weight gain, increased appetite, decreased appetite
  • sleep disorder, irritability, depression, anxiety, restlessness
  • dystonia (involving slow or sustained involuntary contraction of muscles)
  • dizziness, tremor (shaking)
  • blurry vision, eye infection or "pink eye"
  • rapid heart rate, high blood pressure, shortness of breath
  • sore throat, cough, nose bleeds, stuffy nose
  • abdominal pain, discomfort, vomiting, nausea, constipation, diarrhea, indigestion, dry mouth, toothache
  • muscle spasms, bone or muscle ache, back pain, joint pain
  • incontinence (lack of control) of urine
  • decrease in the type of white blood cells, platelets and red blood cells
  • diabetes or worsening of diabetes, high blood sugar, excessive drinking of water
  • weight loss, loss of appetite resulting in malnutrition and low body weight
  • increased cholesterol in your blood
  • elated mood (mania), confusion, decreased sexual drive, nervousness, nightmares
  • unresponsive to stimuli, loss of consciousness, low level of consciousness
  • convulsion (fits)
  • balance disorder, abnormal coordination or dizziness upon standing
  • oversensitivity of the eyes to light, dry eye, increased tears, redness of the eyes
  • sensation of spinning (vertigo), ringing in the ears, ear pain
  • heart problems
  • hives, itching, hair loss, thickening of skin, eczema, dry skin, skin discoloration, acne, flaky, itchy scalp or skin, skin disorder, skin lesion
  • an increase of CPK (creatine phosphokinase) in your blood, an enzyme which is sometimes released with muscle breakdown
  • swelling of the face, mouth, eyes, or lips
  • increased liver enzymes
  • infection
  • inappropriate secretion of a hormone that controls urine volume
  • sugar in the urine, low blood sugar, high blood triglycerides (a fat)
  • lack of emotion, inability to reach orgasm
  • life threatening complications due to uncontrolled diabetes
  • shaking of the head
  • glaucoma (increased pressure within the eyeball), problems with movement of your eyes, eye rolling, eyelid margin crusting
  • eye problems during cataract surgery
  • irregular heart beat
  • trouble breathing during sleep (sleep apnea), fast, shallow breathing
  • inflammation of the pancreas, a blockage in the bowels
  • swollen tongue, chapped lips, rash on skin related to drug
  • dandruff
  • breakdown of muscle fibers and pain in muscles (rhabdomyolysis)
  • a delay in menstrual periods, enlargement of the glands in your breasts, breast enlargement, discharge from the breasts
  • hardening of the skin
  • decreased body temperature, coldness in arms and legs
  • symptoms of drug withdrawal
  • yellowing of the skin and the eyes (jaundice)
  • life threatening complications of uncontrolled diabetes
  • serious allergic reaction with swelling that may involve the throat and lead to difficulty breathing
  • lack of bowel muscle movement that causes blockage
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  • Store the entire dose pack in the refrigerator (2-8°C)
  • If refrigeration is unavailable, the pack can be stored at room temperature (below 25°C) for a maximum of 7 days before use
  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
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