Drug Interactions With Risperidone

Risperidone Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when risperidone is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Certain Anticonvulsants
Taking risperidone with certain anticonvulsants (seizure medications) can decrease the level of risperidone in your blood, perhaps making it less effective. Your healthcare provider may need to increase your risperidone dosage.
 
Cimetidine (Tagamet)
Taking risperidone with cimetidine can increase the level of risperidone in your blood, increasing your risk of risperidone side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to decrease your dose of risperidone.
 
Clozapine (Clozaril, FazaClo)
Taking risperidone with clozapine can increase the level of risperidone in your blood, increasing your risk of risperidone side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to decrease your dose of risperidone.
 
Fluoxetine (Prozac, Symbyax)
Taking risperidone with fluoxetine can increase the level of risperidone in your blood, increasing your risk of risperidone side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to decrease your dose of risperidone.
 
Paroxetine (Paxil, Paxil CR, Pexeva, Brisdelle)
Taking risperidone with paroxetine can increase the level of risperidone in your blood, increasing your risk of risperidone side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to decrease your dose of risperidone.
 
Ranitidine (Zantac)
Taking risperidone with ranitidine can increase the level of risperidone in your blood, increasing your risk of risperidone side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to decrease your dose of risperidone.
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