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

Posted 25 Apr 2012 by kris13 8 answers

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 comments about significant weight gain - even going from underweight to massively obese. This concerns ...

Taking risperidone for 2 days. Feeling less depressed. Is it possible it worked this fast?

Posted 25 Apr 2017 by ab12cd34 3 answers

I'm bipolar II. Very depressed. Took risperidone 1 mg for only 2 days. Is it possible that it is working so soon? I'm already feeling less depressed.

My son has been prescribed risperidone (0.5 mg increasing every 5 days to 2.0 mg) for drug-induced?

Posted 13 Apr 2017 by ConcernedDad58 0 answers

... psychosis. How do we know it's working? He hasn't had visions or heard voices but the doctor seems to feel he would be best served to use it for up to a year. Any info would be valuable

Will risperidone 2 mg sleepiness go away?

Posted 3 Mar 2017 by Chrstnsprz77 0 answers

I've been on it for 3 weeks. i take it at night and it has me feeling sleepy the whole morning is this normal?

Highly selective dopamine blocker?

Posted 21 Feb 2017 by Dee90 1 answer

I'm looking for a highly selective dopamine blocker that will help with psychotic behavior as well as don't cause tardivedskinesia? Currently on risperdone 3 mg and depakote 500mg?? Any suggestions...

Risperidone - Can 0.25 mg cause instant aggression?

Posted 13 Feb 2017 by Angiecav 1 answer

My 32 year old son has just started rispirodone and after 3 days seems hostile and aggressive. Could this be a side effect

I am on risperidone 1mg I ran out of my meds but I have some 4mg that I use to take before doctor?

Posted 28 Jan 2017 by Tonya44 2 answers

... lower dose can I cut the pill in four pieces and take one of the pieces until I am able to get my meds been out of my meds for awhile now and have started to hallucinate and feeling overwhelmed

Risperidone Used in Treating OCD: anyone have any experience to share?

Posted 2 Jan 2017 by G and Js Mom 0 answers

I have OCD with health fear fixations and complusions as well as some general anxiety. I've been on Luvox about six months and at 100mg dose for a little over three. I still have so much trouble with OCD and anxiety so my doctor is adding in risperidone. Does anyone have anything to share? ...

Combining Sertriline (Zoloft) and lamotrigine (lamictal)?

Posted 12 Dec 2016 by Nport 2 answers

Hi, I've been on both of these medicines for a few years now, but last week I was instructed to increase my Zoloft to 75mg and reduce my Lamictal to 100mg. I was also put on risperidone for OCD/bipolar. The first 2 days went okay but I had a bad dizzy panic attack in the grocery store ...

Side effects risperidone do they pass ?

Posted 6 Dec 2016 by Mumof2 2 answers

I have been on 0.5mg for 6 days and have scope to increase to 2mg however I am struggling with the side effects please tell me they pass ? Increased anxiety and panic..I slept great the first two nights but not now. Think i will try 1mg tonight but I'm scared :-( I have been given this for a ...

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