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Resperdal is a common misspelling of Risperdal (risperidone).

What is Risperdal (Resperdal)?

Risperdal (Resperdal) is an atypical antipsychotic. It is thought to work by muting the impact of dopamine and serotonin, two of the brain's key chemical messengers.

Risperdal (Resperdal) is used to treat schizophrenia. It is also used for the short-term treatment of the manic phase of bipolar disorder and treating irritability associated with autistic disorder. Schizophrenia is a severe mental disorder that can cause delusions and hallucinations. Risperdal (Resperdal) can help the patient to think clearly and function in daily life.

Risperdal (Resperdal) may also be used for purposes other than those listed here.

Risperdal (Resperdal) side effects include dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue, nausea, constipation, runny nose, increased appetite, weight gain, nervousness, acne, dry skin, difficulty concentrating, decreased sexual ability/desire or difficulty sleeping may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, contact your doctor.

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