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Safe Risperidone Pregnant
Maybe: Resperidone is a very potent medication used for some forms of mental illness. In women who need it, it may need to be taken during pregnancy and they may be counseled to avoid breastfeeding. Bables born to mothers on respiradol may have some withdrawl symptoms at birth. Talk to your doctor before stopping respiradol, or if you are considering pregnancy and you take it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
With a history of a lot of false positive pregnant blood test, how do you suggest i check if I am pregnant? Traits of hCG in my blood cos of risperidone
U/S: An ultrasound can help to confirm if you are pregnant. ...Read more
Does risperidone cost no periods i been on birthcontrol for bout 3 years and then i stop takeing it. And i been takeing risperidone for bout all my life. And every since i stop takeing the birthcontrol i ant had my period and i took pregnant tests and eve
Fluoxetine and resperidone for my autism, but worried i could be pregnant.. can the test come out negative?
Coordinate Drs.: With this diagnosis, you would need to see your ob/gyn and psychiatrist and request they coordinate with you about the risks and benefits of the pregnancy. In general, there are psychotropics that are relatively safe staring in the second trimester forward. Take care. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is 0.25mg of risperidone safe to take with 20mg of celexa (citalopram)? I seen commercials about bad things about risperidone. ...
TV dramatized but?: If prescribed for approved indication or accepted off-label use usually ok. However w/citalopram, even low doses can experience sedation, fatigue & dizziness especially if citalopram is already causing these SE's. Escitalopram[Lexapro] has less SE's. Also were tests normal? Discuss these and Dx's w/your Dr. if not a Psychiatrist, t/c consult. Were baseline labs done w/endocrine. Prolactin? ...Read more
If prescribed: If your physician has prescribed these for you, they can be safely taken together. ...Read more
Yes: It should be safe. Ask your prescribing physician for more information! ...Read more
Yes: Those two medications are safe to take in those doses together. ...Read more
Is it safe to take paroxetine w/ risperidone. I feel weary about taking them together bc I always took something else with the risperidone.
Subscribed flouxetine 10mg 1xday,diazepam 2mg 1xday risperidone atid 0.5mg 1x day instead of xanax (alprazolam)(took 0.25mg 2xday from july)Am i safe to stop xanax (alprazolam)?
Is it safe to do a 3 day fast from food if im on medication (pentasa (mesalamine) mesalazine 500mg (4 taken twice a day), risperidone 6mg, sertraline 200mg)?
Nooooooooo: Please don't do that, is not safe, check with your doctor but you can hurt yourself doing this without supervision. ...Read more
Varies greatly: That's a tough question and it depends on quite a few factors. Things to consider include your diagnosis, gender, weight, metabolism, other preexisting medical conditions...but most importantly your response is one of the greatest factors in determining the dose that is just right for you. ...Read more
Risperidone dosing: guide: RISPERDAL® can be administered once or twice daily. Initial dosing is 2 mg per day. May increase the dose at intervals of 24 hours or greater, in increments of 1 to 2 mg per day, as tolerated, to a recommended dose of 4 to 8 mg per day. In some patients, slower titration may be appropriate. However prescriber MUST determine individual needs which vary greatly. Best regards. ...Read more
Newer Antipsychotic: 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 long acting injectable form. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many Dose dependent: Common adverse events with Risperidone (<5% and 2x placebo) can include tremor, slowed muscle movement, restlessness, abnormal muscle tone, sedation, dizziness, anxiety, blurred vision, nausea, dry mouth, constipation, increased appetite, increased weight, nasopharyngeal complaints, rash and fatigue. ...Read more
Many potential side : As with any medication there are many potential side effects. It is important to weigh risk vs benefit. it can be sedating for some people at least initially. Weight gain and metabolic problems are common. Muscle spasms, tremors, and other movement disorders and many other problems can occur. Please talk to your doctor and let them know all medications you are taking as some may have interactions ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more