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If you go off risperidal (risperidone) without doctor supervision could it have serious health risks?
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Allison Greco
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In brief: Yes
Psychiatric medications such as Risperdal have serious side effects, and also cause physical withdrawal problems.
In addition to experiencing physical withdrawal symptoms, you are likely to have re-occurrence of the psychiatric symptoms the Risperdal was treating in the first place. Please see your doctor right away to discuss whether or not you should discontinue this medication.

In brief: Yes
Psychiatric medications such as Risperdal have serious side effects, and also cause physical withdrawal problems.
In addition to experiencing physical withdrawal symptoms, you are likely to have re-occurrence of the psychiatric symptoms the Risperdal was treating in the first place. Please see your doctor right away to discuss whether or not you should discontinue this medication.
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