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Risperidone - At what dose does weight gain become an issue?

I am about to take my first dose of risperidone. I've had some really bad reactions to many medications in the past, but I haven't given up yet. Researching this med online, I read many ...

Posted 25 Apr 2012 6 answers

Risperidone and Viibryd?

I just like to ask hypothetical questions, would the antagonist effect of Risperidone on the 5-HT1A cancel out the agonist effects of Viibryd on the 5-HT1A receptor?

Posted 6 days ago 0 answers

Can I cut a 2mg tablet of risperidone in half to get 1mg or do I need a new percription?

My doctor suggested lowering the dose because I'm having a side effect (blinking) but I didn't think I needed to. Now it's worse and I want to lower the dose tonight.

Posted 9 Apr 2015 2 answers

Do I need an antidepressant alongside risperidone?

Hi, i was put on risperidone and fluoxetine for about a year and a half because of hallucinations, lately i droped fluoxetine because of the side effects, during that period(26 day) i was ok but when ...

Posted 9 Apr 2015 0 answers

If someone has two conditions which are being treated with the same medication?

Do they take double the dose for one condition? As in, if someone has schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, and is taking risperidone to treat both, would they take twice as much as they would if they ...

Posted 3 Apr 2015 3 answers

Can Resperidal/ Respiridone brain damage? I'm having trouble thinking & reading clearly?

I'm having trouble thinking clearly & I'm having trouble reading. I also sometimes think I'm breathing shallowly & I'm very worried about my brain. Can this medicine give ...

Posted 2 Apr 2015 1 answer

Risperidone - Hi there, my sun (11 months) has seizures, the dr's classified it as RAS / breath?

... holding spells that many children go through, but my wife isnt very satisfied with the conclution as she says it is much worse than the dr thinks. Anyway, the dr prescribed risperdal for my boy ...

Posted 25 Mar 2015 2 answers

Can I or will I be able to stop taking risperidone after two drug induced pschoses (2 & 4 years ago)

I had a drug induced psychosis episode in 2010. I didnt understand or was really told by the health professionals what had happened. I was on medication (which i wasnt told what it was) but stopped ...

Posted 17 Mar 2015 2 answers

What mg. Of risperadone do I start taking first?

Never taken before and don't know how it will affect me I was given1 mg.

Posted 18 Mar 2015 1 answer

Risperidone - I have only been on this medication for a week. Taking for anxiety and panic attacks.?

... Started out by taking 1mg and now my doctor is bumping me up to 2mg. Got through the nausua and just hitting a rough patch. Panic attacks and depression. Just wondering how long it took everyone ...

Posted 19 Feb 2015 3 answers

Risperidone - Used for mild Dementia?

My mother was prescribed this for mild Dementia. I do not see any reviews for this purpose. I would appreciate any info on this topic including side effects.

Posted 3 Mar 2015 2 answers

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