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Your healthcare provider may prescribe risperidone (Risperdal®) if you have schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or irritability due to autism. The medication works by blocking or lessening the effects of several chemicals in the brain. Risperidone comes in the form of a tablet and is usually taken once or twice a day. For people who have difficult swallowing tablets, risperidone is also available as a liquid, orally disintegrating tablets, and as an injection. Seek medical attention immediately if you happen to overdose on risperidone. If risperidone does not adequately control your condition or if you experience bothersome side effects, there are alternatives to the medication. Some of these risperidone alternatives include other atypical antipsychotic medications, typical antipsychotic medications, and mood stabilizers.
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