I just started this medication 3 days ago. I take .5mg Does it make you so sleepy and groggy in the morning
I am not a medical expert but I do have an opinion. Risperdal is sedating for a few days to a few weeks and people are usually started on a low dose and then gradually increased to minimize these side effects. I do not take it but I have been working in mental health for 24 yrs now and I believe it is one of best psych medications available. Seems to work real well for Bipolar Disorder.
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