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Displaying 21 questions associated with Risperdal.

What is the difference between Perseris and Risperdal Consta?

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

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

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?

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?

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.

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?

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 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 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

Would usage of antipsychotics (Abilify, Risperdal, Thorazine) cause long-lasting harm to a 8yr old?

That eight year old was me, decades ago. I took about 45 different antipsychotics and various meds of that type between ages of 7-17. They were used to treat some situational behavioral issues. I have list of pills I was prescribed in early childhood, and I took anything from Apriprazole to Zoloft.... read more

How long did it take Risperdal to work?

My son currently takes Daytrana and Lexapro, but his doctor is weaning him off the Lexapro. He has ADHD and Asperger's too and has been VERY irritable and angry seeming. I am just not sure what to expect with the Risperdal.

Risperdal - how long does a single dose stay in your system?

What is the drug life of risperdal ? If i took my 2mg tonight, will it still be in my system tomorrow night?

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