Before you use Ridon
, tell your doctor if you are allergic to it or its ingredients. Your doctor may prescribe an alternative medicine and update your medical records to record this information.
Before you use Ridon Tablet
, tell your doctor of your medical history including heart problem, drug-induced low level of white blood cells (leukopenia/neutropenia), seizures
, drug abuse, diabetes
, progressive neurological disorder (Parkinson’s disease), dementia
, kidney problems, liver
problems, an abnormally high level of the hormone
prolactin, family history of blood clots, uncontrolled movement of the mouth, tongue, and face, high temperature, muscle stiffness
, sweating, a lowered level of consciousness, prolonged or painful erection, heart problem, drug-induced low level of white blood cells (leukopenia/neutropenia), seizures, drug abuse, diabetes, progressive neurological disorder (Parkinson’s disease), dementia, epilepsy, kidney problems, liver
problems, an abnormally high level of the hormone
prolactin, family history of blood clots, uncontrolled movement of the mouth, tongue, and face, high temperature, muscle stiffness, sweating, a lowered level of consciousness, prolonged or painful erection, heart attack, heart failure, heart rhythm abnormalities (conduction abnormalities), disease of blood vessels in the brain
(cerebrovascular disease), dehydration
, decreased blood volume (hypovolemia
), or poor tolerability to the medicines that affects the mind. A low dose of Ridon is used in these patients and caution is advised. Before having any surgery
, discuss with your doctor and dentist about medicines you use including prescription medicines, non-prescription medicines, and herbal
The use of Ridon Tablet may change the prolactin level. This medicine may increase the level of prolactin hormone
. Due to this, a milky discharge from the breast (galactorrhea
), an absence of menstruation
), enlarged breasts in men (gynecomastia
), and difficulty in erection (impotence
) can occur. Long-standing high level of prolactin in the blood (hyperprolactinemia
) when associated with abnormally low levels of the sex hormones (hypogonadism) may results in decreased bone density in both male and female.
The use of this medicine may change white blood cell count. Ridon may cause a low level of white blood cells. Patients with the history of a low white blood cell count and drug-induced low white blood cell count should have their complete blood count (CBC
). Regularly monitor CBC throughout the first few months of the treatment. Discontinuation of the therapy should be considered if there is a sign of a decline in white blood cell count.
The use of Ridon Tablet may change glucose levels. The diabetic patient should undergo fasting glucose testing at the starting of the treatment and frequently during the therapy. All patients receiving Ridon should be observed for the symptoms of high blood glucose.
Ridon Tablet should be used only when required in patients who are pregnant
or planning to become pregnant. There are increased chances of side-effects
in the babies if antipsychotics are used in the third trimester. This may include withdrawal symptoms or extrapyramidal symptoms such as muscle contractions, motor restlessness, rigidity, slowness of movement, tremor
and irregular jerky movements. There are some reports of nervousness (agitation), low muscle tone (hypotonia
), increased muscle tone (hypertonia
), tremor, respiratory distress, sleepiness, or feeding disorder. As a result, the baby should be monitored carefully. Ridon Tablet is not safe for use in women who are breastfeeding
. If you are breastfeeding
, discuss with your doctor if you should either discontinue breastfeeding, or stop using this medicine during this period. This medicine may pass into breast milk. Consult with your doctor on the use of Ridon Tablet, if you are trying to conceive.
Ridon can make you feel sleepy. Be careful, especially while driving, while using heavy machinery, or when doing any activity that needs you to be completely alert. The consumption of alcohol
with Ridon can worsen the sleepiness. Ridon may cause seizures
in some people. Hence, you should discuss with your doctor before performing any activities where a loss of consciousness may cause harm to you or others.
can increase your risk of getting infections/worsen existing infections. Reduce your chances of getting new infections by washing your hand regularly. Prevent cuts, bruises
or injuries. Avoid people who may have infectious diseases. Avoid getting vaccinated. Ridon may increase the risk of infections such as common cold
, inflammation of the lung airways, urinary tract infection, stuffy nose, pneumonia
, ear infection, lower respiratory tract infection, inflammation of the pharynx or viral infection, and abscess
under the skin (subcutaneous abscess).
Older patients may have a higher incidence of side-effects
when using Ridon Tablet
. Elderly patients may see an increased risk of mini-stroke
(transient ischaemic attack), stroke
(cerebrovascular accident), urinary tract infection, swelling of the legs, lack of energy (lethargy), and cough
Younger patients may have a higher incidence of side-effects
with Ridon Tablet
. Younger patients may see an increased risk of sleepiness, fatigue
, increased appetite, vomiting, upper respiratory tract infection, nasal congestion, stomach pain
(abdominal pain), dizziness
, and involuntary urination (enuresis