I have half a mind to quit my risperdal cold turkey. I forgot to take it for the past two nights and feel much less lethargic than I did. I hate the weight gain on it too. I did need the drug at first but my pdoc wants to keep me on it! This after saying we'd cut down on it and I'd eventually get off of it but no she changed her freaking mind. I like the fact I can sleep on this drug without having to take the ambien but I don't like the way I feel in the mornings (kinda hung over). I'm only on 2 mgs risperdal also. Comments or advice anyone? Does risperdal need to be tapered off of like my pdoc alluded to? I just don't know what to do. The weight gain is horrible and my family doc is going to hit the roof over it. :(
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