What is Risperidone?

Risperidone is an atypical antipsychotic drug which is mainly used to treat schizophrenia (including adolescent schizophrenia), schizoaffective disorder, the mixed and manic states associated with bipolar disorder, and irritability in people with autism.

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My daughter has been recently diagnosed has having austism and was put on Risperidone by a specialist and to our alarm has now put on 9 kgs since...

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Risperidone is atypical antipsychotic and it cause weight gain. 9 kgs in 6 months is too much. her weight...

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Is it safe to take Fluvoxamine (400mg/day) and Risperidone (3mg/day) (for treatment of OCD) with the weight loss supplement Lipo-6 Black by Nutrex...

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Thanks for the query.

Lipo 6 black contains few herbal ingredients, nutritional supplements along with caffeine and thyroid hormone like...

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Quick question, I am currently take 3mg Risperidone each night, is it okay/safe to be taking 5-HTP? Earlier today I took 300mg and felt glorious! I...

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I read carefully your query and understand your concern.

The effective dose range is 1 to 6 mg orally per day.
It may be administered one...

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