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Was taking .25mg risperdal in am and .50mg at night for anxiety was working good but stopped for fear of long term effects of them what are the risks?

Was taking .25mg risperdal in am and .50mg at night for anxiety was working good but stopped for fear of long term effects of them what are the risks?

Side effects: All medications have side effects. You need to speak with your doctor for full understanding of your choices of medication and the side effects of each b ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Risperidone (Definition)

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


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What are the long-term health effects of risperidone overdose?

What are the long-term health effects of risperidone overdose?

It depends: "Overdose" can mean different things, from an unnecessarily high dosage to a potentially deadly comatose state. There is also the question of low long. If these matters are clarified, as well as what was behind the overrdose, then perhaps an answer to your question can be offered. ...Read more

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What does Mylan-Risperidone medication to to the body and brain? What are the side effects in taking this medication long term?

What does Mylan-Risperidone medication to to the body and brain? What are the side effects in taking this medication long term?

Not sure about the: "Mylan" part but risperidone is a potent anti-psychotic which is also used to treat BI-POLAR disorders It is a drug which helps BALANCE the chemicals in the brain which are related to MOOD (AFFECT) and THOUGHT. Discuss the long term effects with the Prescriber!!! It is clear you have to "have a talk"! In the meantime, I hope this helps! DrZ ...Read more

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What the risk of Risperdal 0.25 at long term use?

What the risk of Risperdal 0.25 at long term use?

How long is long?: Main Side effects of Risperdal are fatigue, fogginess of thought, and Belly upset, but can cause unusual muscle movements too. Us usually occurs with higher dosing instead of low doses at longer levels. As a general rule if u'r quality of life is acceptable without the medication I recommend trying to come off of it. ...Read more

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I am experiencing long term erectile dysfunction from risperdal use. My labs come out normal and I feel mentally healthy. Am I candidate for viagra (sildenafil) rx?

I am experiencing long term erectile dysfunction from risperdal use. My labs come out normal and I feel mentally healthy. Am I candidate for viagra (sildenafil) rx?

Erectile Dysfunction: Thank you for informing about Male pattern baldness, Difficulty breathing, not using Alcohol and Tobacco.. Commend yourself for feeing mentally healthy. Have Heart to Heart Talk with your partner about each other’s sexual desires, feelings, excitements, needs and expectations to improve Emotional, Physical and Sexual Intimacy. Let it be Ongoing Journey of Intimacy. You may not need Viagra (sildenafil). ...Read more

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How long does the side effects of risperdal wear off after stopping it. Especially the over eating side effect.

It should: Wear off in a day or is, normally 50% is it of your system in 3 hours , so by a day you should be good. Even if you slowly metabolize it 90% is gone in 20 hours sony 2 days you would be fine. Hope you do well and are working with your doc in stopping the medication ...Read more

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Off risperidone for 2 weeks, was dose 1mg but now appear to be suffering from what I call a 'cloudy head'. how long would withdrawal effects last?

Off risperidone for 2 weeks, was dose 1mg but now appear to be suffering from what I call a 'cloudy head'. how long would withdrawal effects last?

Discuss w/ doctor: I hope your doctor guided your withdrawal slowly and monitored you during that time. In any case, that physician is the best person to help you deal w/ this residual effect. It's one of the most important aspects of medication treatment for psychological problems and part of high quality, appropriate practice. I hope it clears fairly soon and you can see progress toward clarity once you know signs ...Read more

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Bipolar 1w/psychosis, 27 male, 9 yr dx, how long until Latuda (lurasidone) 80 mg side effects to subside? On lithium risperdal klonopin inderal.

Bipolar 1w/psychosis, 27 male, 9 yr dx, how long until Latuda (lurasidone) 80 mg side effects to subside? On lithium risperdal klonopin inderal.

Call your psychiatrist : UR on many medications, that may have potential side effects with each other. So if you're experiencing one week of psychosis with your bipolar condition, your psychiatrist or Dr. needs to be aware of this, so they can help you further. They may need to have you go to the hospital. So they can titrate doses, and wean you off of certain medications , and allowed you to rest safely. ...Read more

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Which is safer Between abilify2mg or Risperdal 0.25 for long time use?

Abilify (aripiprazole) or risperdal: Both medications are atypical anti-psychotics which are used to treat mood disorders, including depression &bipolar disorders as well as psychotic illness, amongst other illnesses. There is no one drug that is better than another. By talking to your doctor, you can decide together on the best treatment approach for your goals, history, symptoms, and very specific case. ...Read more

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