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risperidone long term side effects

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Not sure about the: "Mylan" part but risperidone is a potent anti-psychotic which is also used to treat BI-POLAR disorders It is a drug which helps BALANCE the chemicals ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
32 years experience Psychiatry
Many Dose dependent: Common adverse events with Risperidone (<5% and 2x placebo) can include tremor, slowed muscle movement, restlessness, abnormal muscle tone, sedation, ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moranville
35 years experience Psychiatry
Many potential side : As with any medication there are many potential side effects. It is important to weigh risk vs benefit. it can be sedating for some people at least in ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryant Cary
7 years experience Pharmacology
Risperidone: First, 0.25 mg is a very low dose of risperidone, making any side effects less likely. This group of medications can have several effects, mostly drow ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brad Bobrin
25 years experience Psychiatry
The worst...: You could get nms which is a high fever, stiffness, confusion and possibly death, it is rare, tardive dyskinesia which is involuntary movements, rare ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernadette Onuoha
37 years experience Psychiatry
Sedation, increased: Appetite, weight gain, tiredness and in high doses may cause movement disorders similar to those seen in patients with Parkinson's disease. Risperdal ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dheeraj Raina
28 years experience Psychiatry
Many: Many s/e are possible. The ones most important to watch out for are weight gain, high cholesterol, diabetes, milk secretion, neuroleptic malignant syn ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brad Bobrin
25 years experience Psychiatry
It depends: Sedation usually goes away, weight usually does not, the movemnt side effects usually do not go away on their own, stomach side effects usualy go away ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Risperdal: Common are sedation, tremors, nausea, headaches, stiffness & weight gain.
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
It is a low dose: This is a low dose, but it is possible to have side effects, even sexual side effects. http://www.rxlist.com/risperdal-side-effects-drug-center.htm

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