7 doctors weighed in:
Is it safe to take risperidone while pregnant or breastfeeding?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. Kristina McCaughtry
Obstetrics & Gynecology
4 doctors agree
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Kristina McCaughtry
Dr. Kristina McCaughtry
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Risperdal
Your prescribing doctor is the one to decide as he/she will discuss risks versus benefits of staying on the medication or coming off.

In brief: Risperdal
Your prescribing doctor is the one to decide as he/she will discuss risks versus benefits of staying on the medication or coming off.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: It is category C
Which mean it is not safe.
During pregnancy.

In brief: It is category C
Which mean it is not safe.
During pregnancy.
Dr. Bassam Amawi
Dr. Bassam Amawi
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