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What is prescribed risperidone used for?

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Dr. James Saccomando
Psychiatry 21 years experience
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.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Uses: Risperidone is an antipsychotic the is used in the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, & autism related irritability. Here is an extensive list of off- label uses: http://psychopharmacologyinstitute.com/antipsychotics/risperidone/risperidone-indications-fda-approved-and-off-label-uses/#Off-Label_Uses
Last updated Nov 5, 2018
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