Doctor insights on:
Get help: You should be carefully monitored when discontinuing Risperdal or similar meds for just this reason. You may have stopped abruptly or tapered too fast and/or have depressive symptoms for which you took Risperidal re-emerge. Call prescribing doctor immediately for advice. Answer could be to restart med. However, go to urgent care or ER if can't reach your prescribing doc. Be safe and take care. ...Read more
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
How long does risperdal withdrawal last I've been on it for a year and a half and my doctor stopped me cold turkey.
See doctor: In general the longer you've been on the med, the slower the taper if goal is to stop the Risperdal. Suggest you call prescribing doc to review how you feel, ask why med was stopped abruptly and what to do with withdrawal. You need medical supervision. If you can't reach doc, go to urgent care to review your med status/withdrawal symptoms. I hope this helps and you feel better. ...Read more
Is lowering .5 increments safe to avoid risperdal withdrawals while adding latuda 40 mg. 2-3 year use of risperdal. bipolar 1w/psychotic features.
Can psychiatric medication withdrawal cause disintended stomach? Stomach hasn't improved since starting and stopping risperdal and other medications.
Been taking zyprexa for 6 mon at 5 mg together with risperdal 6 mg to treat a relapse of schizophrenia. stopped zyprexa now having withdrawal symtomps, heard voices for few minutes before sleep. Should i take 5mg again or try 2.5 mg slowly tapering?
Complicated: Check with your doctor for any med changes and consider psychotherapy, group therapy. Managing schizophrenia is about understanding your symptoms, illness and making positive changes. Don't panic if a symptom returns briefly. Talk this over with the doctor who knows you best. Build more support. Take care. ...Read more
I want my 87 years old mother to stop taking .5mg risperdal. She has vascular dementia. How can I do it without too many withdrawal symptoms.
Discuss with her doc: Risperidone is often used in those with dementia for significant and sometimes dangerous symptoms that decrease quality of life and its use often decreases suffering. Before changing a medicine i recommend a careful discussion of what symptoms your mom had that are now treated. The whole care plan rather than one medicine should be assessed at regular intervals. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is proper increments to wean from 6 mg of risperdal while Latuda starting dose of 40 mg to lessen psychotic withdrawal,dx bipolar 1w/psychosis?
Switch over caution: There is more than one way to switch over from an antipsychotic mood stabilizer to a new one. All depends on how well the new one starts to work on your symptoms, if it is tolerated, or if produces any side effects. Also, it is important to consider for how long you have been in the previous one, to make sure there is no risk of return of symptoms in a short period of time. ...Read more
My friend take risperidone after methamphetamine withdrawal by psych, any other antipsychotic not cause appetite inc?Not dopamine antagonist.Regards
I found out the effects of risperidone and i want to quit. I am getting fat and other side effects. But what about withdrawal? What do I do? Quit?
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Risperdal withdrawal symptoms
- Withdrawal symptoms
- How long do shakes for alcohol withdrawal last?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Withdrawal method during ovulation
- Withdrawal bleed pregnant
- What are the most common symptoms of estrogen withdrawal?
- Talk to a psychiatrist online for free