Risperdal Oral Solution 1Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Risperdal: Oral solution (1mg)

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Risperdal 1mg/ml Soln

What is this Medicine?

RISPERIDONE (ris PER i done) is an antipsychotic. It is used to treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and some symptoms of autism.

Similar Generic Drugs : Risperidone: Oral solution (1mg)
CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Risperdal: Oral solution(1mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Risperdal 1mg/ml Solution

NDC: 504580305
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Mania, Schizophrenia, Autism, Bipolar Disorder

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Tourette's Syndrome, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Agitation

Storage Information
Protect from light
Protect from freezing
Store between 59 to 77 degrees F
Risperdal 1mg/ml Solution

Reported Side Effects for Risperdal 1mg/ml Solution

Restlessness Incidence:
<11.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Blood Sugar Incidence:
<0.8%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Mouth Incidence:
<10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Skin Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Shaking Incidence:
<11.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hypoesthesia Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Extra Saliva Production Incidence:
<10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
<8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Nose Bleed Incidence:
<6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Diabetes Incidence:
<0.4%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
<16.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Postural Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Convulsions Incidence:
0.3%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Tardive Dyskinesia Incidence:
0.8-5.3%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Uncontrolled Urination Incidence:
1.0-7.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Fainting Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sinus Infection Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
1.0-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Weight Loss Incidence:
1.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
1.0-16.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
1.0-31.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Back Pain Incidence:
1.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Blurred Vision Incidence:
1.0-7.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Fluid From Breast Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Bladder Infection Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Tooth Pain Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Tiredness Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dystonic Reaction Incidence:
2.0-6.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Chest Pain Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Acne Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Joint Pain Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
2.0-17.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Blood Fats Incidence:
2.5-6.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Triglycerides Incidence:
2.5-2.7%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
3.0-16.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
3.0-16.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stuffy Nose Incidence:
4.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Causing To Be Hungry Incidence:
4.0-44.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
No Menstrual Periods Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Gain Incidence:
4.0-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
High Cholesterol Incidence:
4.3-6.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
5.0-17.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Drowsiness Incidence:
5.0-63.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Pseudoparkinsonism Incidence:
6.0-28.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nighttime Urination Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rhinitis Incidence:
9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
10.0-20.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Prolactin Level Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
12.0-21.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Runny Nose Incidence:
12.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
13.0-16.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
24.0-32.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Risperdal 1mg/ml Solution

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Risperdal 1mg/ml Solution(Risperidone)
Alcohol and CNS Depressants(Risperidone)
Avoid alcohol-containing drinks while taking this medicine. Using this drug along with alcohol can lead to serious side effects. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this drug affects you, and especially if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Risperdal 1mg/ml Solution(Risperidone)
Marijuana and Antipsychotics(Risperidone)
Marijuana smoke may decrease the effectiveness of Antipsychotics by increasing the elimination of Antipsychotic medications from the body. If you smoke Marijuana, Medical, notify your prescriber if you experience changes in mood (like agitation or hearing or seeing things that are not really there) that may indicate your Antipsychotic medication is not working as well for you. If you suddenly stop smoking Marijuana, Medical, this may increase the actions of Antipsychotics; notify your prescriber if you notice increased drowsiness, dizziness or other unusual side effects.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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