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Please describe the medication: risperidone?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Risperidone: Risperidone is a second-generation antipsychotic medication used to treat conditions such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, psychotic depression, etc. It can be used off-label for augmentation in treatment-resistant ocd, otsd, and depression. In low doses it is less likely than earlier antipsychotics to cause movement disorders, but the risk increases with dose.
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 35 years experience
Atypical: It's atypical antipsychotic anti manic agent used in bipolar disorder schizophrenia also small dose in autism various off label use for anxiety and some other disorder should see professional thanks.

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