A member asked:

How long risperidone withdrawal symptoms go i take 2 mg for about 3 years i stop it now slowly but feeling weak have no energy plz tell what i do :( ?

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Dr. Lynne Weixel answered

Specializes in Clinical Psychology

This is one of the most difficult drugs to stop. It needs to be slow and as you see - even then it is rough! Perhaps your Dr can find a thing to see you through it. Otherwise be kind to yourself and patient. Many drop 10% every 2-4 wks - so you might take 6 mths or even more. Always think about these issues before starting another psychotropic. Discuss it w/ your Dr!

Answered Aug 15, 2016



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