A 24-year-old male asked:
At which dose risperidone cause wieght gain i'm taking 1 mg risperidone?
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Psychiatry 44 years experience
Monitor your weight: There is no way to predict what exact dose will have a particular side, eg, weight gain, with Risperidal (risperidone). You may have no weight gain. Best to keep track of your weight. If you've gained 5+ lb and can't explain why, discuss with prescribing doctor. Dose may be adjusted or alternative med considered. Eating healthy and regular exercise are also important to control weight. I hope this helps.
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Last updated Apr 25, 2016
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