Users' questions

How to report side effects of Risperdal in Canada?

How to report side effects of Risperdal in Canada?

You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345. Before taking risperidone, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to paliperidone; or if you have any other allergies.

What’s the brand name for the drug risperidone?

Brand name: Risperdal. Risperidone comes as a regular tablet, an orally disintegrating tablet, and an oral solution. It also comes as an injection that’s given by a healthcare provider.

How often do you need to take Risperdal tablets?

Risperidone tablets and solution are usually taken 1 or 2 times per day with or without food. Typically patients begin at a low dose of medicine and the dose is increased slowly over several weeks. The oral dose usually ranges from 1mg to 6 mg.

Is there a way to reverse the effects of risperidone?

A specific treatment to reverse the effects of risperidone does not exist. What Are Possible Side Effects Of Risperidone?

Which is better 90 mg or 120 mg Risperdal?

Based on average plasma concentration of risperidone and total active moiety, 90-mg dose corresponds to 3 mg/day oral risperidone and 120-mg dose corresponds to 4 mg/day oral risperidone. Patients who are on stable oral risperidone doses <3 mg/day or >4 mg/day may not be candidates for risperidone ER suspension.

Is there a generic version of Risperdal M Tab?

The Risperdal M-Tab brand name has been discontinued in the U.S. If generic versions of this product have been approved by the FDA, there may be generic equivalents available. Risperidone is used to treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or irritability associated with autistic disorder.

How often can I increase my Po for Risperdal?

0.5-1 mg/day PO; may be increased or decreased in increments of 0.5 mg q12hr at intervals >3 days; not to exceed 6 mg/day For patient who have never taken risperidone, establish tolerability with PO risperidone before initiating the IM or SC dosage forms

Are there any side effects to taking Risperdal?

Risperdal 1 Risperdal ( risperidone) is an antipsychotic medicine… 2 Important Information. Risperdal may increase the risk of death in older adults with dementia… 3 Before taking this medicine. You should not use Risperdal if you are allergic to risperidone. 4 Risperdal side effects. Get emergency medical help if you have signs…