Risperidone (2mg)

May 02, 2023

Risperidone (2mg)
RISPERIDIN is an antipsychotic medication used to treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and irritability associated with autism. It belongs to a class of drugs known as atypical antipsychotics and works by altering the activity of dopamine and serotonin in the brain.
RISPERIDIN is typically taken orally in tablet or liquid form, once or twice a day with or without food. The dosage may vary depending on the condition being treated and the patient's individual response to the medication. It is important to follow the dosing instructions carefully and to inform your healthcare provider of any side effects or changes in symptoms while taking this medication.
Common side effects of RISPERIDIN may include drowsiness, dizziness, weight gain, constipation, and dry mouth. More serious side effects may include movement disorders such as tremors or muscle stiffness, low blood pressure, and an increased risk of stroke or heart attack. Therefore, it is important to regularly monitor blood pressure and report any unusual symptoms to a healthcare provider.
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