Risperidone
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Risperidone?

(ris PER i done)

• This medicine is used to treat behavior problems.

• This medicine is used to treat schizophrenia. It may take 6 weeks to see the full effect.

• This medicine is used to treat manic depression.

• This medicine is used to treat Tourette's syndrome.

• This medicine is used to treat post-traumatic stress disorder.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you are 65 or older, use this medicine with caution. You could have more side effects.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• If you have diabetes, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have a family history of diabetes, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have liver disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you are overweight, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have Parkinson's disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have PKU, talk with healthcare provider. Some products do contain phenylalanine.

• If you have seizures, talk with healthcare provider.

• You may not be alert....

 
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