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(also known as Risperidone, Rispen, Belivon)

Risperidone is used to treat the symptoms of psychotic disorders, such as schizophrenia, mania or bipolar disorder, or irritability associated with autistic disorder. This medicine should NOT be used to treat behavioral problems in older adult patients who have dementia .

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Treatment Success Rate

Top 5 Communities
Condition Members Success
Bipolar Disorder
Autism / Autism Spectrum
Depression - Teen
Tourette Syndrome & Tic...
Overall, 64% (4126 Members) find Risperdal helpful

Risperdal Reviews

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Took 3 mg. It effectively treated my psychotic features, but I kept gaining weight on it. I think it dumbed me down a good bit too.
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worked but side effects were intolerable
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Works well
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It worked but I had to get off of it since it made me gain 20 pounds and lactate
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Am still under this medication and it's working very well for me.
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My prolactin levels went up. It used to work perfectly for me.
worked, no longer on it due to breast tissue.
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made me worse..
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Currently taking. Seems to be working pretty well
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  1. Discussion: risperidone
    Risperdal will put the weight on you. What dose do you take? Maybe if you could go down some on the dosage, it will not be as bad. I did not have a pr... [More]
  2. Discussion: risperidone reading
    Why are you using 8-12 mg of risperdal? You should be catatonic taking that much. Just my opinion since when I used risperdal I took 1 mg and it worke... [More]
  3. Discussion: CELEXA 20 MG WITH .25 RISPERIDONE
    I don't know about the first one.. but I have experience with Risperdal ..... my docs always told me that .25 mg of Risperdal was very low.... however... [More]
  4. Discussion: starting Risperdal
    I've been on Risperidone for about 4 months now and I was just as worried about the side affects. I've experienced a few of them but thankfully no we... [More]
  5. Discussion: Quitting Risperdal~~
    When I went off risperidone the first time, I regret it but going back on it was for the best. The benefits of staying outweigh the negative. I did ga... [More]