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What is the difference between Perseris and Risperdal Consta?

Can you have a drink or two while taking Effexor XR?

I am currently taking Xanax and Risperdal for severe social and general anxiety that keeps me confined to my house most of the time. I am just getting off of BuSpar and starting Effexor XR, 150mg daily tomorrow. A few times a week I like to watch sporting events a have a few drinks, and... read more

Is it better to take the brand Lexapro or the generic Escitalopram?

I'm currently taking the generic Escitalopram 20mg (1 1/2 week so far) with 2mg of Risperdal. Nothing's happening. I read some reviews that the brand Lexapro is more effective than the generic. Should I have gotten the brand instead of the generic? Is the brand better than the generic?

Does risperdal cause breast enlargement?

my girl had fairly large tits to when she started on risperdal five years ago, now they seem to be continuing to grow. should she stop using risperdal?

Zyprexa: Weight gain vs. weight loss?

(I am thinking about switching to Zyprexa... ) I am currently taking 1 mg Risperdal/daily. I have gained a little weight and have been going to the gym regularly for the past 3 months and am seeing no improvement. I am convinced that it is the Risperdal keeping me from being able to lose the... read more

What the best medication is for dementia or alzheimers is? Is seroquel appropriate for sleeplessness

My father is unable to sleep at night and becomes very agitated. He has dementia. Seroquel or risperdol are either appropriate to help with this issue.

Risperdal/Risperidone Withdrawal Side Effects?

I am currently taking 1mg to sometimes 2mg doses of Risperdal/Risperidone. What are the withdrawal effects with my dosage? Is it true paranoia (hallucinations) and delusions would occur? Or just mild irritability/ticking/twitching?

How long should you stay on risperdal ?

son had bad behaviour at early puberty was put on risperdal,has been on it 13years,now when something is not right for him(we have to guess what) he will hit the nearest person very hard,not good he is 24yrs and over 6feet tall i think he should come off risperdal as its not doing anything for... read more

Latuda with Depakote?

I'm dropping the lithium, Luvox and Risperdal but keeping the Depakote to go with the Latuda. I'm cautious because Depakote really drains the color out of life for me. Will adding Latuda combat this or enhance it?

Can I get a risperidone prescription without a doctor?

I was 14 years old when I started it, and was only on it for about a few weeks. Back then I didn’t like it, so I skipped dosages, but now I’m 18 years old and need medication and therapy. This was the only type of meds I took. I have no job for mental health insurance, my family is... read more

How to prevent weight gain while on Resperidone (resperdal)?

I was just prescribed Resperidone initial 0.25 dosage but I have also just made the best decision in my life to to the Insanity program to get from 160 (overweight for my age/height) to the healthy weight of 130-135. I am terrified that this medication will throw that down the drain. If anyone is... read more

Is risperdal a med that works fast or does it take time to have an effect?

Please let me know if you take if and what you take it for

How long does Risperdal withdrawal last?

I started taking 1 mg of Risperdal on December 3rd. Stupidly, I didn't do research on it before taking it and found some scary things that made me want to get off it. So on December 8th I called my psychiatrist and he said to take 0.5mg for the next 3 nights and then stop taking it. My last... read more

How long will Risperdal stay in my system?

I was put on Risperdal last week and took it for 3 days and then stopped because it was giving me horrible side effects. The last dose I had was about 48 hours ago. I was put on 1 mg but it made me too groggy so my psych told me to take .5 in the morning and night. Did that on day 2. Then on day 3... read more

Is Risperdal a good medication for depersonalization/derealization disorder?

Was prescribed .25mg of Risperdal, has anyone had a good experience with it in easing dp/dr? Or some of the ocd or pure o symptoms that come with it?

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