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Prescribed Sizodan oral solution, for a person with low weight. Does Sizodon have any side effects?

hello doctor, one of relative has to be given the sizodon oral solution. without knowing him.because he wont take it if suggested. but due to fear of side effects we frightened.he has low weight,doesnt eat heavy meals,thin.age of 43 years. please suggest us/help us if there are real chances for any side effects of 5ml.sizodon.
Asked On : Sat, 16 Mar 2013
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Dec 2014
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Sizodone is resperidone, it is an atypical antipsychotic drug. It is not given for poor appetite. I assume that it is being given for anorexia nervosa patient. It has good effects. 5 ml sizodone will contain 2 mg of drug. At this dose it is a safe drug. It has few side effects as sedation, increased appetite, increased weight, at high doses side effects as nausea, dizziness, extrapyramidal side effects as salivation, tremors, poor facial expression, dystonia, akathesia etc. You can give it with no worry, if any problem occurs then visit your psychiatrist.

Dr.Seikhoo Bishnoi
Answered: Tue, 19 Mar 2013
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