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In the US, Risperidone (risperidone systemic) is a member of the drug class atypical antipsychotics and is used to treat Agitation, Anxiety, Asperger Syndrome, Autism, Bipolar Disorder, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Depression, Head Injury, Mania, Nightmares, Paranoid Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Schizoaffective Disorder, Schizophrenia, Severe Mood Dysregulation, Social Anxiety Disorder and Tic Disorder.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


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Neuroleptic agent

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Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Risperidone (OS: USAN, BAN, JAN)
  • Rispéridone (OS: DCF)
  • R 64766 (IS: Janssen)
  • Risperidon (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Risperidone (PH: BP 2015, JP XVI, Ph. Eur. 8, USP 37)
  • Rispéridone (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Risperidonum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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