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What is prescribed risperidone used for?

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Dr. James Saccomando
19 years experience in Psychiatry
Lots of things: Originally, Risperidone was prescribed for psychosis in schizophrenia, but now we use it for other things: mood stabilization, aggression in autism, tics, ocd, and even stuttering.
Answered on Jul 22, 2017
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