Risperidone and Alcohol / Food Interactions
There are 2 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with risperidone which include:
Using risperiDONE together with ethanol can increase nervous system side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with risperiDONE. Do not use more than the recommended dose of risperiDONE, and avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medication affects you. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medication without first talking to your doctor.
RisperiDONE oral solution should not be mixed with tea or cola. It may be taken with water, coffee, orange juice, or low-fat milk. Avoid drinking alcohol. It can increase some of the side effects of risperiDONE. You may feel more restless, drowsy, dizzy, and experience blurred vision if you take if with alcohol.
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risperidone drug Interactions
There are 979 drug interactions with risperidone
risperidone disease Interactions
There are 12 disease interactions with risperidone which include:
- Acute Alcohol Intoxication
- Cardiovascular Disease
- Cns Depression
- Tardive Dyskinesia
- Liver Disease
- Qt Interval Prolongation
- Renal Dysfunction
- Breast Cancer
- Seizure Disorders
Drug Interaction Classification
The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
|Major||Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderate||Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minor||Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.
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