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How big should a risperidone dosage be?

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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.
Dr. Shariq Refai
Psychiatry 13 years experience
There is none: there is no standard dose. it depends on what is being treated and what the medication is being used for. discuss your concerns with your physician.
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
Psychiatry 22 years experience
Depends: The maximum recommended dose is 6 mg. This depends on diagnosis, symptoms, medical condition, and other factors. Talk to your doctor about this as s/he know these factors about you.

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