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

Posted 25 Apr 2012 11 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 ...

Risperdal/Risperidone Withdrawal Side Effects?

Posted 12 Sep 2009 3 answers

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?

I wanna know zoloft is better or xanax for anxiety and panic disorder,also buspirone is helpfull?

Posted 30 Mar 2012 4 answers

I'm taking zoloft together buspirone and risperidone for my anxiety about 3monthes but i feel its nt working any more,I would like to know about xanax or any other drugs which can help me.

How long will it take for the full effects of risperidone to start?

Posted 15 Feb 2018 1 answer

My boyfriend was diagnosed with drug induce schizophrenia 2 years ago and was admitted to a mental health facility where he stayed for 2 months. When he was discharged he was given medications that he was suppose to take everyday (risperidone and Valium). He stopped taking the medication after 2 ...

Risperidone - Risperdal dose vs. the side effects?

Posted 5 Dec 2012 4 answers

Has anyone taken a low dose of Risperdal (0.25 mg) and seen improvement and without any side effects? The tremors really scare me and ready about the incontinence, etc. scares me a bit too. I am afraid to start it but I am kind of at my witts end, as I am SO irritable and have angry outbursts all ...

Risperidone - if I mix alcohol with rispirione, can it make me act irrationally, as I do sometimes?

Posted 29 Jan 2014 2 answers

I've been drinking wine with rispiridol the night before, and I am acting very outrageously, irrationally, not like I would normally, could this be a side effect.

What is a good medicine to replace risperidone .50mg 1 per day to help with sleep/racing thoughts?

Posted 20 Mar 2014 4 answers

I have a 13 year old son whose doctor put him on risperidone .50 mg once a day to help him sleep and slow thoughts down at night. Also hes on Prozac for depression same doctor prescribes both. Doctor said risperidone would be a temporary medicine but did not say how temporary. I would say hes been ...

How long does it take for risperidone to work?

Posted 17 Dec 2014 3 answers

Can I cut a 2mg tablet of risperidone in half to get 1mg or do I need a new percription?

Posted 9 Apr 2015 2 answers

My doctor suggested lowering the dose because I'm having a side effect (blinking) but I didn't think I needed to. Now it's worse and I want to lower the dose tonight.

I'am getting off of risperidone, went from 3mg to 2mg and now down to taking 1mg. Feeling real?

Posted 30 May 2010 1 answer

... weird now and legs are twitching a little. How long will this last? Ben

Bipolar Disorder - Risperidone - can't sleep & anxious, should I swap or will other meds be the same

Posted 10 Dec 2010 5 answers

It was great in the beginning for my mood swings and irritability but I can't sleep anymore. Most nights I get only 3-4 hrs and i'm having weird thoughts once in a while. I have also began to feel anziety when i'm out in public. Should I switch to another or do all the antipsycotics ...

Risperidone - Is this medicine a narcotic?

Posted 16 Jul 2017 2 answers

I take 80 milligrams fluoxetine. Can I also be prescribed risperidone for anxiety?

Can the following meds give false positive for methamphetamine or amphetamine selegiline,?

Posted 27 Jun 2011 3 answers

... lamotrigine, risperidone, topiramate , mobic, aciphex, sprivia, ventolin, advair, or combipatch thanks

Risperidone weight increase problem?

Posted 15 Jan 2018 1 answer

Hi Guys, I use to take Risperidone from last 3 years . My doctor said I will have to take whole life but my weight increased during these years from 45 KG to 67 KG. Please help me to guide how can I control my weight. I stopped using Respirodone 4 months and then problem increseed with full ...

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