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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience in Family Medicine
Meds: St John,s Wart has been recognized in some naturalist sources as an equivalent to an SsRI such as Zoloft. I would suggest you consult a homeopathic do ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Natural remedies: Here is a thing. When you are in manic stage, it's an emergency and no natural remedies would work. As far as depressive stage, there are some natural ... Read More
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Dr. Renu Chawla
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Antipsyhcotics: There are several options available. I would encourage you to discuss these with her doctor. Sometimes it takes a couple of trials to find a good fit ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Risperdal: Dose is quite high. Go to er right away.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Risperdal: It antagonizes Serotonin 2C receptors, leading to weight gain.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
35 years experience in Psychiatry
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
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cyma Khalily
34 years experience in Psychiatry
POSSIBILY: Only if there is another regularly prescribed medication then Risperdal may be able to be an additionally medication as needed.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Anderson
27 years experience in Child Psychiatry
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
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Kang
Dr. Jane Kang answered
20 years experience in Psychiatry
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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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ruth Seaman
25 years experience in Psychiatry
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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