What’s the price of risperidone?
The cost for risperidone oral tablet 1 mg is around $15 for a supply of 7 tablets, depending on the pharmacy you visit. Quoted prices are for cash-paying customers and are not valid with insurance plans. This price guide is based on using the Drugs.com discount card which is accepted at most U.S. pharmacies.
Is risperidone a high risk medication?
Risperidone can cause metabolic changes that might increase your risk for having a stroke or heart attack. You and your doctor should watch your blood sugar, symptoms of diabetes (weakness or increased urination, thirst, or hunger), weight, and cholesterol levels.
What can be used instead of risperidone?
What is risperidone used for NHS?
Risperidone is medicine that helps with symptoms of some mental health conditions such as: schizophrenia (where you may see, hear or feel things that are not there or you believe things that are not true or you feel unusually suspicious or have muddled thoughts)
What condition is Risperidone prescribed for?
schizophrenia (where you may see, hear or feel things that are not there or you believe things that are not true or you feel unusually suspicious or have muddled thoughts) mania symptoms of bipolar disorder, where your mood changes between feeling highly excited (mania) and very low (depression)
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What are the common side effects of risperidone?
Can risperidone be stopped suddenly?
Talk to your doctor if you want to stop taking risperidone. If you need to stop taking risperidone your doctor will help you reduce your dose so that you come off the medicine gradually. If you and your doctor agree that you can stop taking risperidone suddenly then your symptoms may come back.
Is risperidone a serious medication?
Taking too much risperidone can cause serious side effects such as: feeling sleepy or tired. unusual body movements. problems standing and walking.
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What are the risks of taking Risperdal?
Is Risperdal a safe drug?
Risperdal (risperidone) can have serious side effects including weight gain, which can lead to diabetes and heart disease. Side effects of Risperdal also include hormonal and neurological changes.
What class of drug is risperidone?
Risperidone belongs to a group of medicines called antipsychotics. It does not cure your condition but it can help the symptoms. Risperidone works by affecting chemical messengers in your brain (neurotransmitters) like dopamine.
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What alternatives are there to risperidone?
Which antipsychotic is most similar to risperidone?
Aripiprazole is similar in effectiveness to risperidone and somewhat better than ziprasidone. Aripiprazole had less side- effects than olanzapine and risperidone (such as weight gain, sleepiness, heart problems, shaking and increased cholesterol levels).
What happens if you don’t take risperidone?
Risperidone is not addictive, but stopping it suddenly can cause problems such as difficulty sleeping, feeling or being sick, sweating, and uncontrollable muscle movements. See you doctor if you want to stop, or if you are having these effects.