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Is risperdal dopamine agonist?

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Dr. Michael Taylor
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No: How Risperdal (also called risperidone) works isn't entirely clear. It does act on Dopamine receptors, but it's an antagonist. It's also a serotonin receptor antagonist.
Dr. Jeff Jacobs
Child Psychiatry 22 years experience
No: It is a Dopamine antagonist, not an agonist.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Risperdal: Is Dopamine antagonist.

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