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Hi! what is the normal dose of risperidone?

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Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 45 years experience
Risperidone dosing: guide: RISPERDAL® can be administered once or twice daily. Initial dosing is 2 mg per day. May increase the dose at intervals of 24 hours or greater, in increments of 1 to 2 mg per day, as tolerated, to a recommended dose of 4 to 8 mg per day. In some patients, slower titration may be appropriate. However prescriber MUST determine individual needs which vary greatly. Best regards.

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