A 51-year-old member asked:
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What amount risperidone is needed?

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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 preexisting medical conditions...but most importantly your response is one of the greatest factors in determining the dose that is just right for you.
Answered on Oct 7, 2017
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