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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

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Condition Members Success
Bipolar Disorder
Autism / Autism Spectrum
Depression - Teen
Tourette Syndrome & Tic...
Overall, 64% (4214 Members) find Risperdal helpful

Risperdal Reviews

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A must for my daughter. She is too big for me to restrain until she gets back under control in a meltdown/out lasing point.
did not work. Stopped meds due to Gynocamastya
Working / Worked
Working / Worked
Its sort of working but not really helping
Working / Worked
Helps with anxiety, makes me drowsy
Working / Worked
Trance-like and sleepy stopped taking it 10 years ago. Was hard to obtain on the island.
Working / Worked
noncontrolled tremors lethargy, not good for me
Definitely helps with my mood and getting rid of my visual hallucinations 2 mg daily
Working / Worked
no side effects. thinks it works but unwilling to stop in case it dose help my mood swings
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I had problems with it
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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
    I have been on risperidone for a week. I feel like I am gaining weight already...which doesn't make sense because I have been working out 3 times a d... [More]
  3. 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]
  4. 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]
  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]