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How long does risperidone stay in your system

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Varies but under 2d: time to get rid of half looks like about 6-8 hrs. Varies with type (some are long acting pills that take a day to dissolve), dose, and person. Some ... Read More

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Risperdal Consta: 2 weeks per injection.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imad Khreim
Psychiatry 39 years experience
30-60min : usually a person feels the effect within 30-60 min
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Risperdal: Dose is quite high. Go to er right away.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Risperdal: It antagonizes Serotonin 2C receptors, leading to weight gain.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
Psychiatry 36 years experience
In some respects: It depends on the desired effect. It eases acute agitation right away. Its antipsychotic effect usually takes a couple days to start. If given to "... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cyma Khalily
Psychiatry 35 years experience
POSSIBILY: Only if there is another regularly prescribed medication then Risperdal may be able to be an additionally medication as needed.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Anderson
Child Psychiatry 28 years experience
Varies greatly: That's a tough question and it depends on quite a few factors. Things to consider include your diagnosis, gender, weight, metabolism, other preexisti... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Kang
Psychiatry 21 years experience
16 mg: Is the highest dose listed in the pdr (drug manual). However, most people are not on this dose. Average doses are probably between 1 and 8 mg, with 4 ... Read More
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Dr. Ruth Seaman
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Age-dependent: Depends on what you are using it for, and how you are tolerating the medicine. 0.5 mg to 6 mg daily is the usual range if taken orally.

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