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Does risperdal and aspirine has any interaction if they are take together?

Does risperdal and aspirine has any interaction if they are take together?

No interactions: There are no drug interactions between risperdal and aspirin so they are fine to take together. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Lewis
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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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Im taking zolof 50mg and busparone 10mg twice a day and risperdal .05mg is that good combinationand ?There is any interaction between them ?

Im taking zolof 50mg and busparone 10mg twice a day and risperdal .05mg is that good combinationand ?There is any interaction between them ?

If it is working....: ....Well for you, then it is a good combination. I see nothing wrong with it. There should be no interactions. If it is not helping you, then you should let your dr know. My best to you! ...Read more

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Husband off risperdal completely since 11/19/2012, tapered down. How long does it take to fully recover from drug. He only took it for 7mths.

Husband off risperdal completely since 11/19/2012, tapered down. How long does it take to fully recover from drug. He only took it for 7mths.

Risperdal: Not sure what & if he is having symptoms related to the illness or coming off of the risperdal. Might help if u describe the symptoms. ...Read more

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What is risperidone (anti-psychotic drug) prescribed for?

What is risperidone (anti-psychotic drug) prescribed for?

Psychosis, bipolar: Psychosis is a break with reality, symptoms can include delusions or hallucinations. Conditions include schizophrenia or mood disorder with psychosis. Risperidone is one of several "second-generation" antipsychotics that can relieve such symptoms. Others are quetiapine, lurasidone and aripiprazole. Risperidone and the other second-generations are also used as mood stabilizers in bipolar disorder. ...Read more

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What is risperidone (anti-psychotic drug) prescribed for?

What is risperidone (anti-psychotic drug) prescribed for?

Risperidone...: ...is a "second-generation" or "atypical" antipsychotic originally developed for schizophrenia. It is also used for schizoaffective disorder and as a mood stabilizer in bipolar disorder. Off-label uses can be for severe anxiety, anger and to augment antidepressant medications (similar to aripiprazole). ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: risperidone drug level?

Blood test: A Risperidone drug level refers to the blood test that measure the concentration of the antipsychotic medication, risperidone. Generally a level is not necessary and the medication is dosed based on response to its maximum. One would maybe get a level if adherence issues arise or metabolism issues are suspected. ...Read more

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Which drugs are effective in treating akathisia caused by risperidone 2mg?

Which drugs are effective in treating akathisia caused by risperidone 2mg?

Several: Classes of drugs are used, but the most important is to stop or reduce the dose of the medication which is usually the cause, or to switch to another drug which is less likely to cause it. Beta blockers, clonidine, mirtazepine and anticholinergics (biperidin, akineton, benadryl) have all been used with varying success rates. ...Read more

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Why can't I drink tea or soda with Risperdal tablets?? I'm new to this drug.

You can: Your doctor is probably having you avoid caffeine. Nothing terrible will happen. Nonetheless you should discuss this with your doctor as perhaps he/she has a particular concern about you and caffeine. ...Read more

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There any interaction between cymbalta (duloxetine) buspae Risperdal wellbutreinxl?

Too many meds: Taking all of these medications together is not a good idea. You run the risk of serotonin syndrome, a potentially lethal condition and you are at increased risk of seizures. It sounds like you must have a difficult case of depression and anxiety and I suggest you talk with you doctor about a better combination. Cymbalta (duloxetine) and Wellbutrin are both antidepressants and you should be on one or the other ...Read more

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Please explain which drugs are effective in treating akathisia caused by risperidone 2mg?

Please explain which drugs are effective in treating akathisia caused by risperidone 2mg?

Effective agents: Akathisia is somtimes reversible once the causative agent has been identified & discontinued, but in some cases may become permanent. Case reports & small randomized studies suggest that benzodiazepines, propranolol, & anticholinergics may help tx. acute akathisia somewhat, but are much less effective in treating chronic akathisia. Taylor et al. found success in lowering the dose of antipsychotic. ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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Drug Interaction (Definition)

When the combination of two agents cause an effect, intended or unintended, that would not have otherwise ...Read more