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Were you looking for information about Risperidone? Risperadone is a common misspelling of risperidone.
Risperidone (Risperdal®) is a drug that is licensed to treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and irritability due to autism. The medication works by blocking or lessening the effects of several chemicals in the brain. It comes in the form of a tablet, orally disintegrating tablets, a liquid, or as an injection. You should take your dosage at the same time(s) each day to maintain even levels of the drug in your blood.
Most people tolerate risperidone well. However, as with any drug, side effects may occur. Some of the more common side effects include drowsiness, upper respiratory tract infections, and an increased appetite. There is currently no generic version of this drug licensed for sale.
(To read more, click Risperidone. Among the topics covered in this article are how risperidone works, when and how to take the medication, and who should avoid taking it. You can also click on any of the links in the box to the right for more specific information.)
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