A 19-year-old female asked:
Risperdal withdrawal making me want to self harm. what should i do?
1 doctor answer • 5 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Get help: You should be carefully monitored when discontinuing Risperdal or similar meds for just this reason. You may have stopped abruptly or tapered too fast and/or have depressive symptoms for which you took Risperidal (risperidone) re-emerge. Call prescribing doctor immediately for advice. Answer could be to restart med. However, go to urgent care or ER if can't reach your prescribing doc. Be safe and take care.
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Last updated Apr 30, 2016
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