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What is prescribed risperidone used for?

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In brief: Lots of things

Originally, Risperidone was prescribed for psychosis in schizophrenia, but now we use it for other things: mood stabilization, aggression in autism, tics, ocd, and even stuttering.

In brief: Lots of things

Originally, Risperidone was prescribed for psychosis in schizophrenia, but now we use it for other things: mood stabilization, aggression in autism, tics, ocd, and even stuttering.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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In brief: Uses

Risperidone is an antipsychotic the is used in the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, & autism related irritability.
Here is an extensive list of off- label uses: http://psychopharmacologyinstitute.com/antipsychotics/risperidone/risperidone-indications-fda-approved-and-off-label-uses/#Off-Label_Uses

In brief: Uses

Risperidone is an antipsychotic the is used in the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, & autism related irritability.
Here is an extensive list of off- label uses: http://psychopharmacologyinstitute.com/antipsychotics/risperidone/risperidone-indications-fda-approved-and-off-label-uses/#Off-Label_Uses
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