Respovib 2 Tablet
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Q. Can I drive vehicles while taking Respovib?
Respovib sometimes can cause dizziness, tiredness, and vision problems which can affect the ability of a person to drive and use heavy machines. Hence, the patients on Respovib are advised not to drive or operate machinery without consulting the doctor.medicineDetail.readMore
Q. Can I take my medicines for epilepsy while taking Respovib?
You should not stop taking your anti-epileptic medicines while taking other medications. Some antiepileptic medications like Carbamazepine, phenytoin may alter the blood levels of Respovib and therefore special caution should be ensured while taking these medications. The dose of Respovib should be adjusted as needed while taking along with antiepileptic drugs. If you start or stop taking such medicines you may need a different dose of Respovib.medicineDetail.readMore
Q. Can Respovib cause psychosis?
Respovib is used to treat conditions like psychosis and schizophrenia. The chances of developing medicine-induced psychosis are rare with Respovib. However, in a few specific conditions, there are chances where Respovib can worsen the psychiatric condition, although it is rare. Do consult your doctor if you do not see any improvement or worsening of symptoms.medicineDetail.readMore
Q. Can Respovib cause weight gain?
Yes, Respovib can cause significant weight gain. You should monitor your weight regularly and if there is significant weight gain then you should report your doctor immediately.
Q. Is Respovib good for anxiety?
Few studies suggest that low doses of Respovib can be used for anxiety. However, do not take this medication without consulting your doctor. The doctor will suggest the exact dose by weighing the possible benefits and risks associated with this medicine. Take the medication as advised by the doctor and follow the instructions as provided.medicineDetail.readMore
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Respovib 2 Tablet is taken with or without food, preferably at night. However, it is advised to take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. Take this in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor and if you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may worsen your symptoms. However, discontinue this medicine immediately if you experience Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS), characterized by fever, muscle rigidity, and altered consciousness or seizures.
Some common side effects of this medicine include dryness in mouth, constipation, muscle rigidity, restlessness, and tremor. Initially, this medicine may cause a sudden drop in blood pressure when you change positions, so it is better to rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down. It also causes dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. This medicine may increase your weight but, modifying your lifestyle by having a healthy diet and exercising regularly can reduce this side effect.
You should be cautious while using this medicine as it may increase the risk of developing diabetes, so it is better to monitor glucose regularly. Inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood or behavior, new or worsening depression, or suicidal thoughts while taking this medicine.
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Respovib 2 Tablet
- Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
- Dryness in mouth
- Weight gain
- Muscle stiffness
medicineDetail.safetyAdvice Respovib 2 Tablet
Respovib 2 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Respovib 2 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.medicineDetail.readMore
Respovib 2 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.medicineDetail.readMore
Respovib 2 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.medicineDetail.readMore
Respovib 2 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Respovib 2 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.medicineDetail.readMore
Respovib 2 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Respovib 2 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.medicineDetail.readMore