Genrest 1 MG Tablet

Manufactured by Gentech Healthcare Ltd.
Composition: Risperidone
Prescription Required: Yes


Genrest 1 MG Tablet is an antipsychotic medicine that is used in the treatment of Schizophrenia and other mood disorders. Take this medicine should be taken at the same time regularly. Do not stop taking this medicine suddenly without informing doctor as it may cause withdrawal symptoms.


Commonly asked questions for Genrest 1 MG Tablet

Onset of action

The peak effect of this medicine is observed within 1 hour of oral administration.

Duration of effect

The effect of this medicine lasts for a duration of 9 hours in extensive metabolizers and 1 to 2 days in poor metabolizers.

Safe with alcohol?


Consumption of alcohol with this medicine is not recommended as it can result in dizziness and difficulty in concentration. Avoid activities that need mental alertness like driving and operating machinery.

Is it habit forming?

No habit forming tendency has been reported

Usage in pregnancy?

This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women. Use only if clearly needed when no safer alternative is available.

Usage while breast-feeding?

This medicine is known to be excreted through human breast milk. It is not recommended for breastfeeding women. Use only if clearly needed when no safer alternative is available.


List of substitutes for Genrest 1 MG Tablet

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Genrest 1 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

Respidon 1 MG TabletTorrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Risdone Mt 1 MG TabletIntas Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Rozidal 1 MG TabletRanbaxy Laboratories Ltd.
Zisper 1 MG TabletUnichem Laboratories Ltd.


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