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Risperidone Blood Level
Risperidone is a second generation antipsychotic that is fda approved for schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and behavioral issues with autism. It is generally effective and used commonly. Side effects include sedation, weight gain, increase in lipids and blood sugar, hunger, severe muscle reactions such as dystonia, tremors, among others. It also comes in a ...Read more
Can a high prolactin level elevate glucose levels? If not, what meds cause a high prolactin level?
No: Tizanidine should not cause any changes in blood sugar level. The one caveat to this is if you have something like a spinal cord injury where you have large muscles in spasm, and tizanidine works very well cutting down these spasms, you could lower your metabolism thus increasing your blood sugar. Otherwise, if you dont have an sci/tbi/stroke, then it shouldn't change your sugars at all. ...Read more
What could cause/explain significantly (4.5x norm rang)elevated plasma norepinephrine levels in blood test , but normal urinary norepinephrine levels?
No: No, this will not affect this.Get a more detailed answer ›